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  • August 23rd 2014

    The 2014 Islandsbanki Reykjavik Marathon will place on Saturday August 23rd. Registration for the race is in full swing here at marathon.is. Participants can choose between six different distances.
  • 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.   
  • 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 23rd. Click here for information about the Culture Night.
  • „The cleanest course I´ve ever run”

    Tim Heming a writer from the English newspaper The Sun ran the Reykjavik Marathon. He tells the readers of The Sun that the Reykjavik Marathon course was the cleanest one he has ever run. Click here to read the Reykjavik Marathon story. 

Charity collection in full swing

The charity collection for Íslandsbaki Reykjavík Marathon, which takes place on Saturday 23rd August 2014, is in full swing at the web hlaupastyrkur.is. Now, only 25 days from the run already almost 11,4 million ISK have been collected for good causes which is 10% more than had been collected this time last year.

The charity website hlaupastyrkur.is was opened in 2010. Every year since then there has been a new record set in raising for charity. Last year runners in the Íslandsbaki Reykjavik Marathon raised 72,5 million ISK to charities which was 58% higher then the previous year.

All participants in the Íslandsbanki Reykjavik Marathon 2014 can register to run for charity on hlaupastyrkur.is. In only a few easy steps they can choose between over 150 different charities to run for so everybody should be able to find a charity for them.

Charities can take part in the collection by applying through This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . New charities may apply until Wednesday 6th August 2014.


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 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.