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Norwegian Foot March Standards

Age Bracket Female Maximum Time Allowed Male Maximum Time Allowed
Up to 34 4 hours, 50 minutes 4 hours, 30 minutes
35-42 5 hours 4 hours, 35 minutes
43-49 5 hours, 15 minutes 4 hours, 40 minutes
50-54 5 hours, 30 minutes 4 hours, 50 minutes
55-59 5 hours, 45 minutes 5 hours
60+ 6 hours 5 hours, 15 minutes

The Test:
The test consists of a 30km/18.6mile march (march/run) with rucksack containing 11kg (24 lbs). 

Approved military uniform. Field uniform/work uniform and military grade boots. The uniform must be within regulation during the march. Civilian events and where civilians partake in a military setting, civilian clothing is allowed i.e., long trousers and boots with a minimum weight of 1.5 kg (3.3 lbs).

Rucksack with content must weigh in at minimum 11 kg/24 lbs. at both start and finish line. Rucksack/backpack of military grade. Civilian participants can use a civilian version of rucksack.

Certificates and Badges:

Upon successful completion of the march, participants will receive the appropriate certificates (both Norwegian and translated) and the badge.  Please note that the Norwegian Embassy, Office of the Defense Attaché has provided updated guidelines for awarding the badge:  

Bronze Award - First March

Silver Award - Second March through Fourth March

Gold Award - Fifth March 

All participants will also receive a 2024 Norwegian Foot March T-shirt.