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  • August 19th 2017

    The 2017 Islandsbanki Reykjavik Marathon will place on Saturday August 19th. Participants can choose between six different distances. On-line registration will start in January 2017.
  • Reykjavik Culture Night

    The Reykjavik Culture Night is an annual event, held in the city of Reykjavik since 1996. The Reykjavik Marathon and the Reykjavik Culture Night take place on the same day, Saturday August 19th 2017. Click here for information about the Culture Night.
  • Run for charity

    All runners registered for the Islandsbanki Reykjavik Marathon can run for a good cause. Collection of donations takes place on the web hlaupastyrkur.is. In 2016 runners collected more than 90 million ISK for 167 different charities. Click here for further information.
  • „I highly recommend Reykjavik Marathon”

    Kamiar Kouzekanani recommends Reykjavik Marathon as a destination marathon. Click here to read his race report and some other comments and blogs from runners all over the world.

Everybody can collect donations

All runners registered for the Islandsbanki Reykjavik Marathon can run for charity. Collection of donations takes place on the web hlaupastyrkur.is. Runners can choose between several Icelandic charity organizations. Note that many of the Icelandic charities are part of international charity organizations.

Click here to view the list of over 150 charities to choose from.

Click here to register yourself as a charity runner

Click here to view all charity runners

Click here to view all charity relay teams

Click here to view all charity running teams 

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8700 registered

The 2016 Íslandsbanki Reykjavik Marathon takes place on Saturday August 20th. 8700 participants have already registered for the race, 14% more than at the same date last year. On-line registration takes place here and will be open until 13:00 on Thursday August 18th. It is also possible to register at the EXPO but then the entry fee is higher.

Most of the participants have registered for the 10 km race or 3800 and second most for the half marathon, 2500 runners. A new registration record has already been set in the marathon distance where 1583 runners are now registered. The old record was set last year when 1262 registered for the marathon.

More runners from abroad than ever before have registered for the race, 3710. Most of the international guests are from USA, UK and Canada.

About 2300 participants in the 2016 Íslandsbanki Reykjavik Marathon are going to run for charity and are collecting donations at hlaupastyrkur.is. Now the total amount collected is 19,2 million ISK, about 30% higher than at the same date last year. Runners can choose between several Icelandic charity organizations, many of them are part of international organizations. Click here to register as a charity runner.

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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.