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Is this race for you?

The Laugavegur Ultra Marathon is a 55 km mountain race.

The Laugavegur Ultra Marathon is not meant for walkers but experienced runners that are 18 years old or older can take part. They need to be in a very good physical shape and are able to fulfill the following:

  • Have a good running background and be experienced in running off track races for at least 30 km (18.6 miles)
  • Know their limitations and are mentally able to help them selfs when needed in difficult circumstances.
  • Understand that this race has time limits and a cut off time at four hours by Álftavatn lake cabin (22 km - 13.7 miles) and six hours and 15 minutes by the Emstrur cabin (38 km - 23.6 miles) and train according to that. Click here for further information about the cut-off time.
  • Know and understand the importance of appropriate attire and nutrition. For further information read about runners preparation.
  • Are willing and able to study and follow the race rules and the race plan.
  • Will sign the terms of the race when picking up their race package. Read the terms here.

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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.