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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.

Number pickup Thursday and Friday

On-line registration for the 2015 Islandsbanki Reykjavik Marathon will end at 13:00 on Thursday August 20th.

Registered participants should pick up their race package with bib number, chip for timing, t-shirt etc. in Laugardalshöll Sports Hall, Engjavegur 8, Reykjavik. It will also be possible to register at the EXPO.

The EXPO is open on Thursday August 20th and Friday August 21st from 14-19. Clich here for further information.

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Diverse distances

All age groups and levels should be able to find a distance to run or walk in the 2015 Islandsbanki Reykjavik Marathon. There are six different distances to choose from:

Marathon (42,2 km) - For 18 years and older
Half marathon (21,1 km) - For 15 years and older
10 km timed race - Not recommended for children under the age of 12
Relay race (42,2 km - 2-4 runners) - For 12 years and older
3 km fun run - All age groups
Lazy Town Run - Children 0-8 years

On-line registration here at marathon.is ends on Thursday August 20th at 13:00. Participants are encouraged to register on-line because the entry fee is higher if registered at the EXPO in Laugardalsholl Sports Hall.

Click here to register.

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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.