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  • June 20th 2019

    The 2019 Suzuki Midnight Sun Run will take place on Thursday evening June 20th. Participants can choose between three distancesOnlinene registration will open in January 2019..
  • Geothermal pool

    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. Click here for further information. 
  • Three distances

    In the Suzuki Midnight Sun Run you can choose between three distances; half marathon, 10 km race and 5 km race. The rout has some great viewings like the salmon river Ellidaa, lake Raudavatn, and a beautiful golf course. The race starts in Laugardalur valley which is in full bloom this time of year.

Instagram contest

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 one of the Reykjavik Sports Union events (valid for 3 years).

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Registration in full swing

The 2018 Suzuki Midnight Sun Run takes place on Thursday, June 21st. Registration is in full swing here at marathon.is and will be open until midnight on Wednesday, June 20th. We encourage runners to register online since the entry fee is 20% higher if registered on race day.

Around 1600 runners are now registered for the race. Almost 1000 runners living outside Iceland have entered. Most of the international guests are coming from USA, UK, and Canada. 

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.

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.

Click here to register.

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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 Tour of Reykjavik in June, Northern Lights Run, powered by Orkusalan in February and Reykjavik International Games in January.