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  • Laugavegur 2016

    The 20th Laugavegur Ultra Marathon will take place on Saturday July 16th 2016. Registration for the race will be open from January 8th to June 30th but can be closed sooner if the race is fully booked. Information about entry fee etc will be available in December.
  • The Laugavegur trail

    The Laugavegur trail is located in the southern highlands of Iceland and connects the nature reserves Landmannalaugar and Thorsmork. For many runners the Laugavegur Ultra Marathon is the most enjoyable race in Iceland. The course is 55 km and takes runners through areas of outstanding natural beauty.
  • Big challange

    Competitors must be in a very good physical shape to take part in this 55 km Ultra Marathon. If you want to know what kind of race the Laugavegur Ultra Marathon is we recommend that you watch some of the video's here on the web. As the videos show the Laugavegur trail is very challenging and takes the runner through areas of outstanding natural beauty.

Extra information registration

The 2016 Laugavegur Ultra Marathon is just around the corner and now there are only 30 days to go. We hope that your preparation for the race is going well.

We kindly ask all runners to log in to “your page – the runners page” to register some extra information. The extra information we need you to register is your estimated finish time and if you have a request to be in the same start group as your running partner. If you want you can also book a seat in the race bus, a breakfast in Hrauneyjar highland center and a warm meal at the finish line. The last day to register the extra information is Sunday July 3rd 2016.

Your login details for “your page” were sent to you via e-mail when you registered for the race. Please click on the “i” icon to enter the extra information site at your page. If you cannot find your login information you can request a new one here. Please note that this e-mail sometimes goes straight into your junk mail folder.

We will send you information about weather, conditions and other important things few times before the race so please check your e-mail regularely. If you are not getting any e-mail from us please send us e-mail to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Finally we remind you that in case of cancellation a 50% of the entry fee can be refunded if requested before July 1st 2016. Click here to find information about cancelling and refund.

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2016 race fully booked

Registration for the 2016 Laugavegur Ultra Marathon is now closed since the race is fully booked, there is no waiting list. The 2017 Laugavegur Ultra Marathon takes place on July 15th, registration starts in January 2017.

About 550 participants are registered for the race, 250 Icelandic runners and 300 international runners from 28 countries around the world. Click here to view list of registered runners.

Registered participants will get an e-mail in June when registration for the race bus, breakfast and warm meal starts. Closer to the race important information about the rout condition, weather forecast and more will also be sent via e-mail. All e-mails will be sent from This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . It is recommended that registered runners add this e-mail to their contact list so that these important information will not go to the junk mail folder.

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About Reykjavik Marathon

Reykjavik Marathon is a nonprofit organization that was established in 1984. Reykjavik Marathon organizes three events every year: Íslandsbanki Reykjavík Marathon in August, Laugavegur Ultra Marathon in July and Suzuki Midnight Sun Run in June.