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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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4 millions collected

The 2014 Íslandsbanki Reykjavik Marathon donation collection website is hlaupastyrkur.is. All participants registered for the race can collect donation at the website. Although the donation collection has just resently started the total amount is over four millions Icelandic kronas.

It is very easy to start collecting donations at hlaupastyrkur.is. In a few steps you can choose a charity to run for, add your photo and write why you run for this charity. You can share your collection site on facebook to encourage friends and family to donate. Click here if you want to run for a good cause. Note that you can only collect donations for Icelandic charities at hlaupastyrkur.isClick here to find list of registered charity organisations.

All runners that are collecting donations for a charity via hlaupastyrkur.is can form a running team where coworkers, friends and families or other groups can collect donations together. Runners are registered as individuals but can tag themselves together in a running team that has a page where the team can post their photos, collection goal and reasons for participation. Click here for further information.

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Register before July 2nd

The 2014 Íslandsbanki Reykjavik Marathon is nearby. The race takes place on Saturday August 23rd and will be the 31st Reykjavik Marathon.

On-line registration for the race opened in January and will be open until 13:00 on Thursday August 21st. More than 4.000 runners are now registered for the race. Runners that have not registered yet are encouraged to do it now to get a lower entry fee. The entry fee will increase at midnight on Tuesday July 1st.

Not only is it cheaper to register early for the Reykjavik Marathon 2014 but everyone that registers before July 2nd gets a chance to win a pair of Under Armour running shoes. Under Armour is a new partner with Reykjavik Marathon and they are emerging into the world of running. In March their new Speedform shoes were awarded by Runners World. Under Armour has a special line of clothes and shoes designed especially for runners with emphasis on light-weight and style. Therefore Under Armour is a great fit for Reykjavik Marathon which is the most popular running event in Iceland each year. You can find Under Armour products in any major sports store in Iceland.

Click here to register for the race.

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Run for charity

The Íslandsbanki Reykjavik Marathon 2014 donation collection website, hlaupastyrkur.is, is now up and running.

It is very easy to start collecting donations at hlaupastykur.is. In a few steps you can choose a charity to run for, add your photo and write why you run for this charity. You can share your collection site on facebook to encourage friends and family to donate. Click here if you want to run for a good cause. Note that you can only collect donations for Icelandic charities at hlaupastyrkur.is. Click here to find list of registered charity organisations.

All runners that are collecting donations for a charity via hlaupastyrkur.is can form a running team where coworkers, friends and families or other groups can collect donations together. Runners are registered as individuals but can tag themselves together in a running team that has a page where the team can post their photos, collection goal and reasons for participation. Click here for further information.

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Budget official car rental

Budget f widgetReykjavik Marathon has teamed up with the Budget Iceland car rental and is proud to anounce that Budget is the official car rental for the Islandsbanki Reykjavik Marathon.

Budget Iceland car rental has rental cars to suit all needs at the cheapest rates possible. You can choose a small car for running around town or treat yourself and upgrade to a more luxurious car. For more than 50 years globally and over 20 years in Iceland, Budget car rental has strived to be a car hire company for the budget minded renter providing cheapest prices and best deals on car hire in Iceland.

Click here to book a car for your trip to Iceland.

 

More than 2.000 registrations

Registration for the 2014 Islandsbanki Reykjavik Marathon that takes place on Saturday August 23rd is now in full swing. 2.109 participants have already registered for the race.

Registered runners are 1.233 from Iceland and 876 from other countries. The runners coming from abroad are from 45 different nationalities. Most of the international runners are from USA, 197 registered runners. Second most are from UK, 172 runners, and third most from Germany, 88 runners.

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 early to get lower entry fee. Click here or on the red “on-line registration” button to register.

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Now is the right time

Now is the right time to register for the 2014 Islandsbanki Reykjavik Marathon if you want to get the lowest entry fee. The entry fee will rise on Sunday March 16th so we encourage you to register before the weekend. Click here for further information about the entry fee.

The 2014 Islandsbanki Reykjavik Marathon takes place on Saturday August 23rd. Like previous years participants can choose between six distances:

Marathon (42,2 km)
Half marathon (21,1 km)
Relay race (2-4 persons in a team run total 42,2 km)
10 km race
3 km fun run
Lazy Town Run (for children 8 years and younger)

We hope to see you running with us in August.

Click here or on the on-line registration button on the right 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.