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Part 2: Last day in Tromso

Published on 30th January 2012 by Shing Yoong in Norway , The Northern Lights

  The day after our marathon and wanting to seize our last chance to explore Tromsø, we decided that it would be nice to take a walk across to the mainland and check out the view from one of the surrounding mountains. The walk through the town to the main bridge leading off the island only takes 15 minutes or so and with hardly a s...

Part 1: Tromso's Polar Night Half-Marathon

Published on 27th January 2012 by Shing Yoong

  In early January, Tromsø hosts one of the most unique running events in the world, The Polar Night Half-Marathon which is the most northerly half-marathon in the world. Keen runners, Lee Yoong and Tom Newbury rose to the 2012 challenge and detail their experience for Taberhols: We stayed at the Thon Polar hotel, one of the most re...