In the 2017 Islandsbanki Reykjavik Marathon runners are offered help to reach their goals in the 10 km run, half marathon and marathon. Pace makers will run these distances at an even speed. They will be wearing marked vests and carrying balloons so that runners can follow them.
The pace makers are all trained runners that will run at the following times:
10 km race
|45 minutes||Gísli Páll Reynisson|
|50 minutes||Margrét Elíasdóttir and Ragnheiður Sveinbjörnsdóttir|
|55 minutes||Ásta Laufey Aðalsteins and Hlín Hjartar Magnúsdóttir|
|60 minutes||Sif Jónsdóttir and Árni Gústafsson|
|65 minutes||Jóhanna Eiríksdóttir and Karl Gíslason|
|70 minutes||Pétur Valdimarsson and Tryggvi Haraldsson|
|1 hour og 45 min||Snorri Gunnarsson and Þorsteinn Tryggvi Másson|
|1 hour og 50 min||Friðrik Á Guðmundsson and Svanhildur Þengilsdóttir|
|1 hour og 55 min||Karl Arnar Aðalgeirsson and Sigríður Gísladóttir|
|2 hours||Jóhanna Arnórsdóttir and Valur Þór Kristjánsson|
Those who plan on running a half marathon in 2 hours can also hang around the pace makers with the 4 hour marks on them for the Marathon because the course is the same for the half marathon and the full marathon the first 18 km.
|4 hours||Dagur Egonsson and Ólafur Briem|