Laugavegur Ultra Marathon is a 55 km mountain race that will take place for the 21st time on Saturday July 15th 2017. Registration starts in January 2017.
Laugavegur is located in the southern highlands of Iceland and connects the nature reserves Landmannalaugar and Thorsmork. Due to its location, Laugavegur is serviced for only a few weeks a year.
For many runners the Laugavegur Ultra Marathon is the most enjoyable race in Iceland. The course takes runners through areas of outstanding natural beauty at the same time as being a challenging course. Hikers normally cover this distance in four days. The course is multi-terrain; sand, gravel, grass, snow, ice, rivers and streams.
The race is open to both men and women of 18 years old and up. It is very important that participants are well trained and prepared for mountain running.