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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.

The Reykjavik Marathon for 30 years

The 2013 Islandsbanki Reykjavik Marathon will be held on the 24th of August and online registration will start here at marathon.is on next January 9th. This will be for the thirtieth time that the Reykjavik Marathon takes place but the run has been held every year since the year 1984.

Planning has already begun at the Reykjavik Marathon office and it can be expected that this yearly runners celebration will be even more magnificent at the anniversary year. We encourage you not to miss out on the 2013 Islandsbanki Reykjavik Marathon!
Registration fees for the 2013 Islandsbanki Reykjavik Marathon have not yet been published but will be published in the menu bar above as it comes closer to the opening of the online registration as well as information about registration, the program and etc.

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A fantastic race day

The 29th Reykjavik Marathon took place today. The weather was ideal for running, the runners were happy and the day was a total success.

Arnar Petursson won the marathon for the second year in a row when he crossed the finish line after 2:41:06. Mary Brown was the female marathon winner and her time was 3:04:03.

The fastest half marathon runner was Þorbergur Ingi Jónsson. His time was 1:09:23. The fastest woman to finish the half marathon was Martha Ernstsdóttir with the time 1:11:40. Martha holds the track record in half marathon for females, that is 1:11:40 from the year 2005. 

Björn Margeirsson was the male winner in the 10 km run, his time being 32:48. Fríða Rún Þórðardóttir was the female winner in the 10 km run, her time being 38:40.

The team Sveittir og Þreyttir (english Sweaty and Tired) won the relay race. Their time was 2:42:42.

Click here for further results from the Islandsbanki Reykjavik Marathon 2012.

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.