Registration for the 2014 Islandsbanki Reykjavik Marathon is in full swing here at marathon.is. 7.880 participants are already registered for the race, 7% more than at the same time last year.
A registration record in the marathon (42,2 km) has already been set. 1.037 runners have registered for the distance but the old record was 977 and was set last year.
The 10 km race is the most popular distance. More than half of the registered participants are planning on running it or 4.103 people. You can also choose to run a half marathon, 3 km fun run, LazyTown Run and a marathon relay race.
More than 2.000 runners from abroad from 60 different nationalities have registered for the 2014 Islandsbanki Reykjavik Marathon. Most of the international runners come from USA, 468 people, and second most from UK, 353 people. Also 219 Germans have entered, 193 from Canada and 106 from Norway.
The charity collection for Íslandsbaki Reykjavík Marathon, which takes place on Saturday 23rd August 2014, is in full swing at the web hlaupastyrkur.is. Now, only 25 days from the run already almost 11,4 million ISK have been collected for good causes which is 10% more than had been collected this time last year.
The charity website hlaupastyrkur.is was opened in 2010. Every year since then there has been a new record set in raising for charity. Last year runners in the Íslandsbaki Reykjavik Marathon raised 72,5 million ISK to charities which was 58% higher then the previous year.
All participants in the Íslandsbanki Reykjavik Marathon 2014 can register to run for charity on hlaupastyrkur.is. In only a few easy steps they can choose between over 150 different charities to run for so everybody should be able to find a charity for them.