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  • August 22nd 2015

    The 2015 Islandsbanki Reykjavik Marathon will place on Saturday August 22nd. Registration for the race will start in January 2015 here at marathon.is. 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 23rd. 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 2014 runners collected 85,6 million ISK for 163 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 32nd Islandsbanki Reykjavik Marathon will take place on Saturday August 22nd. 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
  • Lazy Town Run (for children 9 years and younger)

Registration will start on January 9th and will be open until August 20th at 13:00. Information about registration fee and other practical things will be available here at marathon.is in the beginning of January.


Thank you for a fantastic day

The 31st Reykjavik Marathon was held today and there have never been as many registered participants. The total amount of registered participants was 15.552 and following is the number of participants per distance. 

Marathon - 1.044
Half marathon - 2.501
10 km race - 7.000
Relay race - 114
3 km Fun Run - 1.914
Lazy Town Run - 2.979

Click here for the results of the 2014 Islandsbanki Reykjavik Marathon and here for pictures of happy runners. 

The weather was ideal for running and runners were over the moon. 

The Reykjavik Marathon thanks the runners, the viewers on the sideline, our sponsors and all our staff members dearly for a fantastic day.


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.