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  • August 18th 2018

    The 2018 Islandsbanki Reykjavik Marathon will place on Saturday, August 18th. Participants can choose between five different distances. On-line registration will open in January 2018 at marathon.is.
  • 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 18th 2018. 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 2017 runners collected more than 100 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.

Registration is open

Registration for the 2018 Islandsbanki Reykjavik Marathon, that will be held for the 35th time on August 18th is now open here on marathon.is.

The race consists of four different distances so people of all age groups and fitness levels should be able to find a suitable distance.

Marathon (42,2 km)
Half marathon (21,1 km)
10 km race
Fun Run

Runners are encouraged to register early because the entry fee will increase as it comes closer to the race. The last change to register at the early bird price is May 15th.

Those who want to run for an Icelandic charity organization can collect donation at the web hlaupastyrkur.is. You can register as a charity runner here if you are already signed up for the race. You can also choose to donate 2000 ISK or 4000 ISK to the Islandsbanki Reykjavik Marathon charity collection in the registration process. All donations will be divided proportionately between all the participating charity organizations. 

To see the list of registered runners click here.


35th Íslandsbanki Reykjavik Marathon

The 2018 Íslandsbanki Reykjavik Marathon will take place on Saturday, August 18th.

Registration for the race starts on January 12th, 2018 at 16:00.


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.