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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.

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 20th.

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. Culture Night offers the change to enjoy a variety of activities ranging from guided tours, traditional show and exhibitions to more unusual happenings. A number of cultural institutes such as galleries, shops, cafes, churches, restaurants and bars in downtown of Reykjavik stay open until late.

Click here to find information about the Culture Night and it´s program.

David Kirkland is aiming for his third title

The winner of Reykjavik Marathon 2009 and 2008, David Kirkland, is returning back to Reykjavik this year and is aiming for his third title. David ran the Reykjavik Marathon on the time 2:32:52 in 2008 and on 2:28:48 in 2009. In 2010 David ran a marathon in Italy on 2:23 so it will be exciting to see his results in Reykjavik Marathon this year.

Almost 500 runners are now registered for the marathon distance in Reykjavik Marathon 2011 and more are expected to join later on. Runners in Reykjavik Marathon can also choose to run half marathon, 10k, relay race and 3k fun run. Online registration is open until 16:00 on Wednesday August 17th. Click here to register.

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.