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6.000 registered

Registration for the 2014 Islandsbanki Reykjavik Marathon that takes place on Saturday August 23rd is now in full swing. 6.295 participants have already registered for the race, 7% more than at the same date last year.

Most of the participants have registered for the 10 km race or 3.198 and second most for the half marathon, 1.621 runners. 60% of the registered participants are female.

Almost 1700 runners from abroad have registered for the race. Most of the international runners are from USA, 350 registered runners. Second most are from UK, 324 runners, and third most from Germany, 174 runners. Registered participants from Canada are 143, 97 from Norway and 76 from Sweden.

On-line registration for the 31st Islandsbanki Reykjavik Marathon will be open here at marathon.is until 13:00 on Thursday August 21st. Runners are encouraged to register on-line to get lower entry fee. Click here or on the red “on-line registration” button to register.

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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.