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).
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.