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Take part in the 2016 Instagram contest

We saw so many amazing pictures in last years Instagram photo contest that we are going to do the same this year. Share your Suzuki Midnight Sun Run experience by taking part in our Instagram game. If you tag @midnightrunis in your photos and use the hashtag #midnightruniceland you can be one of three people to win a 10.000 ISK gift certificate for the Reykjavik Marathon races (valid for 3 years). 



Registration and number pick-up in Laugardalshöll

The 2016 Suzuki Midnight Sun Run takes place tonight on Thursday 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 same place. See location here on a map.

The start times for tonight are following:

21:20 Half marathon starts
21:50 5 km race starts
22:00 10 km race starts

Click here for further information about the program of the race day.

Prizes will be handed out at the finishing area by the old laundry springs. The prizes are given by Suzuki, Camelbak, Under Armour, Powerade and Reykjavik Marathon. See map of finish and start area here.

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.

Hreyfing gym and spa and World Class gym offer all participants a free week pass to the gym. Click here for further information.

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 2 o’clock after midnight.


On-line registration closes soon

The 24th Suzuki Midnight Sun Run will take place on Thursday June 23rd 2016. On-line registration for the race is open here at marathon.is but ends at midnight on Wednesday June 22nd. Runners are encouraged to register on-line because the entry fee is higher if registered on race day.

The Suzuki Midnight Sun Run has three distances:

Half marathon - starts at 21:20
10 km - starts at 22:00
5 km - starts at 21:50

The race map can be found here or at Google maps.

After the race all participants are invited free of charge to Laugardalslaug geothermal pool. It is a perfect place to relax after a good race in the bright summer night.

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Review your registration

The 2016 Suzuki Midnight Run takes place on Thursday, June 23rd. Registered participants are encouraged to visit 'your page' here at marathon.is to review their phone number and register their running group.

Results in a text message

Runners with registered mobile number will receive their results in a text message shortly after crossing the finish line. Please note that these are unofficial results. Official results will be posted on our website no later than 02.00 am. You can register one phone number only but it does not have to be your own phone number, it could be someone waiting for you by the finish line or even in a different country. If the phone number you want to register is not Icelandic you will need to add 00 and your country code in front of the phone number.

Participants can register a phone number or edit/see the one you have already registered by logging into 'your page'. Please note that 'your pages' will be closing at midnight on Wednesday June 22nd. We will also offer those who need to change/add a phone number to do so at the number pick up on race day.

Running groups

Those who want their running group to appear in the final results list can register their running group name at 'your page'. The running group registration is located under actions – web info.

Participant list

Here you can find a list of all registered participants that wanted their name listed. If you want to change your settings you need to log into 'your page' and go to actions – web info.

For further information or help with 'your page' contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

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Registration in full swing

The 2016 Suzuki Midnight Sun Run will take place on Thursday June 23rd. Registration for the race is now in full swing. Almost 1000 people have registered for the race, 50% more than same date last year!

In the 2015 Suzuki Midnight Sun Run participants can choose between three distances: half marathon, 10 km and 5 km. All distances are timed and AIMS certified.

Click here to register for the 2016 Suzuki Midnight Sun Run.

Click here to see list of registered participants.

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Discount price on t-shirts

At the marathon.is webstore you can buy t-shirts with the Suzuki Midnight Sun Run logo. This week the orange t-shirts are sold on discount price because this is the last week to register for the race at the lowest entry fee. The full prize for the t-shirts is 3000 ISK but are sold at 2400 ISK (approx. 20 USD or 17 EUR) until Friday. Click here to view the webstore.


31% increase in registrations

Registration for the 2016 Suzuki Midnight Sun Run is now in full swing here at marathon.is. The race will take place on the Thursday evening, June 23rd. Just over 650 participants have now registered, 31% more than same date last year. 405 have registered for the half marathon, 119 for the 10 k and 129 for the 5 k. 568 runners living outside Iceland have registered for the race, 43% more than this date last year.

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.

Click here to find list of people that have registered.

Click here to register for the 2016 Suzuki Midnight Sun Run.

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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.


- Registration

- Entry fee

- Number pickup/Expo

- Your page



- Maps

- Finish area