The 2017 Suzuki Midnight Sun Run takes place tonight on Friday, June 23rd. On-line registration for the race is now closed but registration will be possible today in Laugardalsholl (big white sports hall), Engjavegur 8, 104 Reykjavik from 16:00 until no later than 45 minutes before the start of each race. Registered runners have to pick up their registration package (number, chip, etc.) at the same place. See location here on a map.
The start times for tonight are following:
21:00 Half marathon starts
21:00 10 km race starts
21:20 5 km race starts
Click here for further information about the program of the race day.
Free admittance to one of the geothermal baths and pools in Reykjavik, Laugardalslaug swimming pool, is included in the entry fee. Runners will find a ticket for the swimming pool in their registration package. The ticket is only valid on June 23rd. Participants can enter the pool until 00:30 and it will be open until 01:00.
At the finish line participants can get Powerade and water to drink. After the race, there will be food for sale at the finishing area. You will be able to choose from The traditional Icelandic hot dog from Bæjarins bestu pylsur and Mexican food from Culiacan Mexican Grill. Putting some cash or a credit card in your pocket before the race starts is therefore recommended.
Here you can follow live results from the race. Note that these are only preliminary results that are updated every 10 seconds. Official results will be published at marathon.is no later than at 2 o’clock after midnight.