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Everybody can collect donations

All runners registered for the Islandsbanki Reykjavik Marathon can run for charity. Collection of donations takes place on the web hlaupastyrkur.is. Runners can choose between several Icelandic charity organizations. Note that many of the Icelandic charities are part of international charity organizations.

Click here to view the list of over 150 charities to choose from.

Click here to register yourself as a charity runner

Click here to view all charity runners

Click here to view all charity relay teams

Click here to view all charity running teams 

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8700 registered

The 2016 Íslandsbanki Reykjavik Marathon takes place on Saturday August 20th. 8700 participants have already registered for the race, 14% more than at the same date last year. On-line registration takes place here and will be open until 13:00 on Thursday August 18th. It is also possible to register at the EXPO but then the entry fee is higher.

Most of the participants have registered for the 10 km race or 3800 and second most for the half marathon, 2500 runners. A new registration record has already been set in the marathon distance where 1583 runners are now registered. The old record was set last year when 1262 registered for the marathon.

More runners from abroad than ever before have registered for the race, 3710. Most of the international guests are from USA, UK and Canada.

About 2300 participants in the 2016 Íslandsbanki Reykjavik Marathon are going to run for charity and are collecting donations at hlaupastyrkur.is. Now the total amount collected is 19,2 million ISK, about 30% higher than at the same date last year. Runners can choose between several Icelandic charity organizations, many of them are part of international organizations. Click here to register as a charity runner.

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35 days to go

Registration for the 2016 Islandsbanki Reykjavik Marathon, that will be held for the 33rd time on August 20th is in full swing here on marathon.isOn-line registration ends on Thursday August 18th at 13:00. 

The race consists of six different distances so people of all age groups and fitness levels should be able to find a suitable distance: marathon (42,2 km), half marathon (21,1 km), relay race (2-4 runners team up and run a marathon), 10 km race, 3 km Fun Run and a Kids Run.

Here are few links that can be helpful for participants and people think about signing up:

On-line registration
List of registered participants
Charity web
Budget Car rental - special prize
Reykjavik Excurstions - Tours in Iceland - discount prize

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Tours in Iceland

Reykjavik Excursions, one of our solid sponsors, is a leading organizer of coach and bus tours in Iceland. They are a fully licensed tour operator and travel agent that offers day trips and guided tours, travelling all over the country since 1968. Find more about their tours and the special price they offer all Íslandsbanki Reykjavik Marathon participants here.

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Under Armour clothing

At the Reykjavik Marathon web-store you can buy some nice clothing from Under Armour with the 2016 Íslandsbanki Reykjavik Marathon logo. These products will be for sale until July 17th 2016. All orders can be picked up at the Íslandsbanki Reykjavik Marathon EXPO on August 18th-19th 2016. It is also possible to get the products sent by mail if delivery fee is paid. Click here to find more information.

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Registration in full swing

The 33rd Íslandsbanki Reykjavik Marathon will take place on Saturday August 20th 2016. Registration for the race is now in full swing. 6.500 participants have already registered for the race, 18% more than same date last year.

Registered runners are 3.100 from other countries than Iceland. The runners coming from abroad are from 75 different nationalities. Most of the international runners are from USA, 950 registered runners. Second most are from UK, 480 runners, and third most from Canada, 360 runners.

We recommend that you register soon, the entry fee will rise at midnight on Sunday July 3rd.

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Registration is open

Registration for the 2016 Islandsbanki Reykjavik Marathon, that will be held for the 33rd time on August 20th has now opened here on marathon.is.

The race consists of six different distances, like the last few year, so people of all age groups and fitness levels should be able to find a suitable distance.

Marathon (42,2 km)
Half marathon (21,1 km)
Relay race (2-4 runners team up and run a marathon)
10 km race
3 km Fun Run
Kids Run

Runners are encouraged to register early because the entry fee will increase as it comes closer to the race. The last change to register at the lowest price is March 15th.

Click here to register for the 2016 Islandsbanki Reykjavik Marathon.

Those who want to run for an Icelandic charity organization can collect donation at the web hlaupastyrkur.is. You can register as a charity runner here

To see the list of registered runners click here.

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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.