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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.

Upcoming races

The midnight sun run has taken place in Laugardalur valley in Reykjavik at Midsummer or summer solstice since 1993.

Upcoming races are:

2018 Suzuki Midnight Sun Run - Thursday evening June 21st

2019 Suzuki Midnight Sun Run - Thursday evening June 20th

Registration for the 2018 race will start on Friday, January 12th, 2018. Information about entry fee, program, etc. will be available here at marathon.is in the beginning of January 2018.

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Course and participation record

The 2017 Suzuki Midnight Sun Run took place tonight and this was the 25th race. Lisa Ring from Sweden sat a new course record in the female half marathon, she ran on 01:23:46. The total number of registrations was 2826, more than ever before. The total number of visitors from abroad was also a record, just over 1300 guests from 52 countries. 

Click here to find the results from the 2017 Suzuki Midnight Sun Run.

On Facebook and Instagram, there are some photos of the happy runners tonight, more will be added after the weekend. In a few days, photos will also be available at the Icelandic runner's website, hlaup.is

We encourage all participants to share their Suzuki Midnight Sun Run experience on Instagram and thereby take 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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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.