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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.

Good luck and have fun!

The 2011 Reykjavik Marathon takes place today. 12.213 runners are registered in all six distances but the number of participants might get higher when registration finishes later today.

The Reykjavik Marathon starts and ends in the city center of Reykjavik. Click here to view information about the timetable at the start/finishing area on race day.

After the race we recommend that runners visit one of Reykjavik´s fantastic geothermal baths and pools. A one free entry to one of the pools is included in the entry fee. Click here to find information about the geothermal baths and pools in Iceland and here to see the opening hours of the pools in Reykjavik.

Reykjavik Culture Night has become an essential part of cultural life in Iceland, with thousands of people strolling the streets of the city on this exciting and eventful night. The Culture Night takes place on the same day as Reykjavik Marathon. Click here to find further information about the Culture Night and it´s program.

Here on marathon.is your fans, friends and family can follow you “live” while you run. Click here for a link to the split times and preliminary results updated every minute on race day from 8:40-14:40. Official results will be published on the web no later than at 16:00 on race day. Some photos will be available on the web on Sunday afternoon and more will photos will be added the following days.

Good luck and have fun dear runners!

On-line registration ends today

On-line registration for the Reykjavik Marathon, that takes place on Saturday August 20th, ends today at 16:00. Click on the red "on-line registration" button to register for the race.

More than seven thousand people have already registered for the 2011 Reykjavik Marathon, including over 1.200 international runners. Most people have registered for the 10k, around 3.000 runners. The half marathon is also popular with more than 1.500 runners registered. Almost 700 runners are registered for the marathon distance.

Those who miss the on-line registration have possibility to register at the EXPO in Laugardalsholl (sports hall) on Friday August 19th. The opening hours are from 10:00 to 19:00. Click here for further information.

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.