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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 experianced 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 fulfil the following:

  • Have a good running background and be experianced 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 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 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.