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Registration in full swing

solarstulkaThe 2014 Suzuki Midnight Sun Run takes place on Monday June 23rd. Registration for the race is in full swing here at marathon.is.

Around 500 runners are now registered for the race, including about 250 non Icelanders. Most of the runners coming from outside Iceland are from the UK, 71 runner, second most from USA, 50 runners, and third most from Canada, 48.

The on-line registration will be open until Sunday June 22nd. Registration will also be possible on race day from 16:00 but then the entry fee will be higher. Click here to view information about entry fee and here to register.


Get the lowest entry fee

The 2014 Suzuki Midnight Sun Run takes place on Monday June 23rd. Registration is in full swing here at marathon.is and is open until midnight on Sunday June 22nd. We encourage runners to register before next weekend and get the lowest entry fee. The entry fee increases on March 1st.

Close by the start and finish of the race is one of the city’s wonderful geothermal outdoor swimming pools, Laugardalslaug. All participants are invited to the swimming pool, hot tubs and steam baths after the race. It's a perfect way to relax after a successful race in the midnight sun.

In the Suzuki Midnight Sun Run you can choose between three distances:

5 k race
10 k race
half marathon

The course is measured by certified AIMS measurer and accredited by the Icelandic Athletic Federation.

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Registration is open

Registration for the 2014 Suzuki Midnight Sun Run is now open. The race will take place on Monday June 23rd. Click here or on the "on-line registration" button on the right to register.

It is recommended that runners register in good time since the entry fee gets higher closer to the race. Click here for information about the entry fee.

In 2013 about 2.000 people participated in the Suzuki Midnight Sun Run including around 350 people from abroad. According to a survey taken by participants in the 2013 Suzuki Midnight Sun Run 97% of them would recommend the race to their friends and family.

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Registration starts in January

The Suzuki Midnight Sun Run 2014 will take place on Monday June 23rd. This will be the 22nd time the race is held. Runners can choose between three timed distances: 5 km, 10 km and a half marathon.

Registration will start on January 10th. Information about registration fee and other practical things will be available here on the web in the beginning of January.

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The Reykjavik Marathon Web-store offers jackets, t-shirts and more for reasonable prize. You can find beautiful souvenir to remember a nice race and good training gear in preparation for next race.

The web-store has available long sleeved t-shirts with the Suzuki Midnight Sun Run logo for 4.400 ISK (approx. 26 EUR).

Check it out at www.marathon.is/shop.


Nice comments

We have had so many nice comments from runners after the 2013 Suzuki Midnight Sun Run we would like to share.

Great running event !

It was an amazing experience.

Most beautiful course ever run!

Brilliant event thanks for everyone's hard work making it such a fun evening

Thank you very much for hosting such a great event.

On the web baystreet.ca Mark Gibbon from Toronto says: I’ve never been as happy running a race as I was during this race. Click here to read the article about Mark and his trip to Iceland.

Thank you runners for all your nice comments.

Results and photos

The 2013 Suzuki Midnight Sun Run was held on June 24th. 1.995 people registered for the race, around 350 from abroad.

Results from the race are available hereIn case of the unfortunate event occurring that you do not find your name in the results of the run please send an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with your name, date of birth, distance, bib number and the time you think you crossed the finish line. If you know the names of anybody who finished the race at a similar time as you then it is also good to include their names. Comments on the results should be sent before July 1st.

Some nice photos from the race have now been published here on the website and on facebook. More photos will be added within the next few days.

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.


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