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  • August 18th 2018

    The 2018 Islandsbanki Reykjavik Marathon will place on Saturday, August 18th. Participants can choose between five different distances. On-line registration will open in January 2018 at marathon.is.
  • 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 18th 2018. 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 2017 runners collected more than 100 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.

Happy race day

Today around 15 thousand people will take part in the 2016 Íslandsbanki Reykjavik Marathon.

We hope that both runners and spectators will have a happy day. Below are links to the information most people need on race day.


Race map

Live results

Good pep up places

Traffic disturbance

Opening hours of the thermal baths and pools

The culture night web

The race information center on race day is MR the white school building by the start and finish area. Information center opens at 7:00.

Registraton for the Kid´s Marathon will be in a tent in the south end of Hljómskálagarður garden. 

laekjargata custom

Result service on race day

Tomorrow it is possible to follow the race results almost live here at marathon.is. Note that these are only preliminary results. Official results will be published on the web at 16:00.

It is also possible to receive a message on your Facebook wall or in your Twitter feed when chosen runners cross the finish line on Saturday. If runners want friends on Facebook or Twitter to know when they finish they should choose their own name from the list. Click here to activate this. Note that not all registered runners are on the list because they could choose not to be on it in the registration process.


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 WOW Tour of Reykjavik in June, WOW Northern Lights Run in February and WOW Reykjavik International Games in January.