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Prizes 2018

All runners that finish the race will receive a prize medal.

First three male and female finishers will receive special prizes and also winners in age groups and team competition. See further information about the prizes below. 

Prize money

The following prize money will be given in Icelandic krona (ISK) to the first three male and female finishers.

 Male  Female
 1st place     100.000 ISK    100.000 ISK 
 2nd place  50.000 ISK  50.000 ISK
 3rd place  25.000 ISK  25.000 ISK


First male and female finishers

First male and first female finisher will receive the following

  • WOW air 50.000 ISK gift certificate
  • Adidas Terrex trail running shoes
  • Garmin Fenix X5 plus watch 

First three male and female finishers

First three male and first three female finishers will receive the following

Team and age groups competition

  • First three runners in each age group will receive a trophy.
  • The first teams in each type of teams in the team competition will receive a trophy.

Trophy

Winners of the Laugavegur Ultra Marathon will receive a unique prize trophy this year, designed by Bjarni Sigurðsson ceramic artist. Bjarni graduated from the Aarhus Academy of Arts in the year 2000 after four years of ceramic studies. Each of his work is unique. Bjarni works a lot with simple, pure forms and powerful glazes. All of his glazes are made by himself. His work often reflects the Icelandic nature and some of his pieces contain ash from the 2010 eruption in Eyjafjallajökull volcano. First three male and female finishers will receive a prize trophy as well as first three runners in each age group and the first teams in each type of teams in the team competition.

 

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