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  • August 20th 2016

    The 2016 Islandsbanki Reykjavik Marathon will place on Saturday August 20th. Registration for the race will be open here at marathon.is in January 2016. Participants can choose between six different distances.
  • Reykjavik Culture Night

    The Reykjavik Culture Night is an annual event, held in the city of Reykjavik since 1996. The Reykjavik Marathon and the Reykjavik Culture Night take place on the same day, Saturday August 20th. Click here for information about the Culture Night.
  • Run for charity

    All runners registered for the Islandsbanki Reykjavik Marathon can run for a good cause. Collection of donations takes place on the web hlaupastyrkur.is. In 2015 runners collected more than 80 million ISK for 167 different charities. Click here for further information.
  • „I highly recommend Reykjavik Marathon”

    Kamiar Kouzekanani recommends Reykjavik Marathon as a destination marathon. Click here to read his race report and some other comments and blogs from runners all over the world.
  • Webstore

    The Reykjavik Marathon Webstore offers jackets, t-shirts and more with the race logo. You can find beautiful souvenir to remember a nice race and good training gear in preparation for next race. Check it out at www.marathon.is/shop.   

Registration starts in January

The 33rd Islandsbanki Reykjavik Marathon will take place on Saturday August 20th 2016. Participants can choose between six distances:

Marathon (42,2 km)
Half marathon (21,1 km)
Relay race (2-4 runners in a team)
10 km race
3 km fun run
Kids Run (for children 9 years and younger)

Registration will start on January 8th and will be open until August 18th at 13:00. Information about registration fee and other practical things will be available here at marathon.is in the end of December.


Thank you for today

This years Islandsbanki Reykjavik Marathon in now officially over. We had great running weather in Reykjavik today and the participants where happy with the conditions. 

The run was held for the 32nd time today and there where around 15 thousand participants registered.

You can find the results of the run here and photos of participants here.

The charity collection website hlaupastyrkur.is is still up and running and will be open until Monday the 24th of August at midnight. Participants have now collected 76 million ISK for 173 different charities. 

The Reykjavik Marathon office wants to thank the participants, staff, sponsors and the audience for this amazing day we have had.


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About Reykjavik Marathon

Reykjavik Marathon is a nonprofit organization that was established in 1984. Reykjavik Marathon organizes three events every year: Íslandsbanki Reykjavík Marathon in August, Laugavegur Ultra Marathon in July and Suzuki Midnight Sun Run in June.