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  • June 20th 2019

    The 2019 Suzuki Midnight Sun Run will take place on Thursday evening June 20th. Participants can choose between three distancesOnlinene registration will open in January 2019..
  • Geothermal pool

    Close by the start and finish of the race is one of the city’s wonderful geothermal outdoor swimming pools, Laugardalslaug. All participants are invited to the swimming pool, hot tubs and steam baths after the race. It's a perfect way to relax after a successful race in the midnight sun. Click here for further information. 
  • Three distances

    In the Suzuki Midnight Sun Run you can choose between three distances; half marathon, 10 km race and 5 km race. The rout has some great viewings like the salmon river Ellidaa, lake Raudavatn, and a beautiful golf course. The race starts in Laugardalur valley which is in full bloom this time of year.

Results and photos

The 2013 Suzuki Midnight Sun Run was held on June 24th. 1.995 people registered for the race, around 350 from abroad.

Results from the race are available hereIn case of the unfortunate event occurring that you do not find your name in the results of the run please send an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with your name, date of birth, distance, bib number and the time you think you crossed the finish line. If you know the names of anybody who finished the race at a similar time as you then it is also good to include their names. Comments on the results should be sent before July 1st.

Some nice photos from the race have now been published here on the website and on facebook. More photos will be added within the next few days.

Race day program

The program on race day June 24th 2013 is following

16:00  Registration and number pickup - closes 30 min before each race
21:20  Half marathon start on Engjavegur by the the Reykjavik Zoo & Family Park
21:50  5 k start on Engjavegur by the Reykjavik Zoo & Family Park
22:00  10 k start on Engjavegur by Engjavegur 6
00:00  Last change to enter the swimming pool
00:30  The swimming pool closes

The prize ceremony will be at the finishing area as soon as results are ready. All distances finish on a path by the old laundry springs in Laugardalur called "þvottalaugavegur". Click here for a map.

Note that the parking lot by the ice skating rink in Laugardalur will be closed from 18:00. Also note that the road Engjavegur will be closed some parts of the evening. It is recommended that runners park by Laugardalsvöllur National Football Stadium.

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.