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Charity collection in full swing

The charity collection for Íslandsbaki Reykjavík Marathon, which takes place on Saturday 23rd August 2014, is in full swing at the web hlaupastyrkur.is. Now, only 25 days from the run already almost 11,4 million ISK have been collected for good causes which is 10% more than had been collected this time last year.

The charity website hlaupastyrkur.is was opened in 2010. Every year since then there has been a new record set in raising for charity. Last year runners in the Íslandsbaki Reykjavik Marathon raised 72,5 million ISK to charities which was 58% higher then the previous year.

All participants in the Íslandsbanki Reykjavik Marathon 2014 can register to run for charity on hlaupastyrkur.is. In only a few easy steps they can choose between over 150 different charities to run for so everybody should be able to find a charity for them.

Charities can take part in the collection by applying through This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . New charities may apply until Wednesday 6th August 2014.


About Reykjavik Sports Union

The Reykjavik Sports Union was established in 1944 and is the association of sports clubs in Reykjavik. The Reykjavik Sports Union organizes six sports events every year: Íslandsbanki Reykjavík Marathon in August, Laugavegur Ultra Marathon in July, Suzuki Midnight Sun Run and WOW Tour of Reykjavik in June, WOW Northern Lights Run in February and WOW Reykjavik International Games in January.