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  • Laugavegur 2017

    The 21st Laugavegur Ultra Marathon will take place on Saturday July 15th 2017. Registration for the race will be open from January 11th to June 30th but can be closed sooner if the race is fully booked. Information about entry fee, terms etc can be found in the menu bar above. Is this race for you?
  • Big challange

    Competitors must be in a very good physical shape to take part in this 55 km Ultra Marathon. the Laugavegur trail is very challenging and takes the runner through areas of outstanding natural beauty. If you want to know what kind of race the Laugavegur Ultra Marathon is we recommend that you read "Is this race for you?" 
  • 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.

Registration is open

Registration for the 2017 Laugavegur Ultra Marathon that takes place on Saturday July 15th is now open here at marathon.is. Registration closes latest on June 30th but sooner if the race is fully booked.

Information about entry fee, terms, cut-off time and more are available in the menu bar above.

Runners that have not completed the Laugavegur Ultra Marathon before should read the article “Is this race for you?”. There you can find information about the recommended running background, time limits etc. Good preparation is crucial for this challenging 55 k mountain course that takes place in the highlands of Iceland.

Click here to register.

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Laugavegur Ultra Marathon 2017

The 21st Laugavegur Ultra Marathon will take place on Saturday July 15th 2017. Registration will start on January 11th 2017 and will be open until June 30th unless the race will be fully booked before that date. In 2016 the race was fully booked in March. Information about entry fee and other practical things are in the process of being updated.

The Laugavegur course takes runners through areas of outstanding natural beauty at the same time as being a challenging course. The course is multi-terrain; sand, gravel, grass, snow, ice, rivers and streams. Hikers normally cover this distance in four days.

With good training and the right preperation the Laugavegur Ultra Marathon can be one of the runners most enjoyable races. Please note that there are time limits so it is very important to be well prepered.

Few interesting links for runners thinking about taking part in the Laugavegur Ultra Marathon:

Is the race for you?

Photos that show the beauty and diversity of the Laugavegur route

Videos from the race

Blogs from participants

 

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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.