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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.

Thank you...

...11.487 runners participating in the 2009 Reykjavik Marathon for a grait day.

David Kirkland, GBR, and Veronika Sigríður Bjarnadóttir, ISL, where the fastes marathon runners this year. Károly Varga, HUN, and Martha Ernstdóttir, ISL, where the fastes half marathoners. Click here for results in all distances and chatagories.

Arni Torfason took a lot of grait photos of the runners today. You can see few of them by clicking here.


Reykjavik Marathon Íslandsbanka - are you ready?

Reykjavik Marathon Íslandsbanka will take place on August 22nd in the centre of Reykjavik. Around 8.000 people pre-registered this year. Registration is also available at the EXPO in Laugardalsholl where race packages are handed out. It is expected that around 11.000 people in total will take part in the event.

Race package with bib number, chip for timing, t-shirt etc. should be picked up on Friday August 21st between 10:00-19:00 hrs in Laugardalshöll Sports Hall, Engjavegur 8, Reykjavik. More information can be found here.

The start and finish line of all distances expect Lazy Town Run are in Lækjargata (by Islandsbanki). The Lazy Town Run will take place in Hljomskalagardur. Press here to see the program of the race day.

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.