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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.

Pace makers

In the 2017 Islandsbanki Reykjavik Marathon runners are offered help to reach their goals in the 10 km run, half marathon and marathon. Pace makers will run these distances at an even speed. They will be wearing marked vests and carrying balloons so that runners can follow them. 

The pace makers are all trained runners that will run at the following times:

10 km race

45 minutes    Gísli Páll Reynisson
50 minutes Margrét Elíasdóttir and Ragnheiður Sveinbjörnsdóttir
55 minutes Ásta Laufey Aðalsteins and Hlín Hjartar Magnúsdóttir
60 minutes Sif Jónsdóttir and Árni Gústafsson
65 minutes Jóhanna Eiríksdóttir and Karl Gíslason
70 minutes Pétur Valdimarsson and Tryggvi Haraldsson

 Hálfmaraþon

1 hour og 45 min    Snorri Gunnarsson and Þorsteinn Tryggvi Másson
1 hour og 50 min Friðrik Á Guðmundsson and Svanhildur Þengilsdóttir
1 hour og 55 min Karl Arnar Aðalgeirsson and Sigríður Gísladóttir
2 hours Jóhanna Arnórsdóttir and Valur Þór Kristjánsson

Those who plan on running a half marathon in 2 hours can also hang around the pace makers with the 4 hour marks on them for the Marathon because the course is the same for the half marathon and the full marathon the first 18 km.

Marathon 

4 hours    Dagur Egonsson and Ólafur Briem 

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Result service on race day

On race day 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.

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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.