There are plenty of events to choose from; the big annual ones that most people are familiar with are e.g. Norway's largest food festival, Gladmat, the roller ski race Blink Skifestival, Maijazz, Stavanger Chamber Music Festival, running festivals such as Stavanger Marathon and Tre sjøersløpet, the cycling races Nordsjørittet and Tour of Norway, the strength test Trolljegerprøven, the music festivals Utopia, Mablis and Jærdagen & Jærnåttå, the chess tournament Norway Chess, Tomatfestivalen, Livsgledefestivalen, Egersund Visefestival and so on and so forth.