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Program on race day 2018

Here below you can see the schedule for the Suzuki Midnight Sun Run 2018 that takes place on the evening of the 21st of June 2018

The following timetable is subject to change.

16:00 - Race number pick up, new registrations and event merchandise for sale in Laugardalsholl sports hall.
20:15 - Registration closes for the 21 k and 10 k races
20:35 - Registration closes for the 5 k race
21:00 - 21 k and 10 k race start on Engjavegur outside the Laugardalsholl Sports Hall
21:20 - 5 k race starts on Engjavegur outside the Laugardalsholl Sports Hall
21:30 - First runners in the 10 k race expected to cross the finish line
21:35 - First runners in the 5 k race expected to cross the finish line
21:40 - Participants get one free access to the Laugardalslaug Geothermal Pool after the race
22:00 - First runners in the half marathon race expected to cross the finish line
22:30 - Age group prize medal can be picked up from the Information desk at the ice rink
00:00 - End of race timing
00:20 - Information desk and bag storage close at the ice rink
00:30 - Last chance to enter Laugardalslaug Geothermal Pool
01:00 - Laugardalslaug Geothermal Pool closes

All participants are invited free of charge to Laugardalslaug Geothermal Pool after the race. Click here for further information.

There is a three-hour time limit in the half marathon race and all participants must have finished the race before midnight.

There will be a price ceremony in the finishing area after the race for the first three places in total results for each distance as soon as confirmed results are in. Those who won a prize medal in their age category can pick it up from the information desk at the ice rink after the race and until 00:20. It will also be possible to pick up prize medals on Friday and Monday after the race between 9:00 and 16:00 at the Reykjavik Sports Union office, Engjavegur 6, 104 Reykjavik.

How to get there?

The Laugardalur valley where the race starts and ends is not very far from the city center and there are several options to get there.

By car

If you arrive by car we recommend parking by Laugardalshöll sports hall when you pick up your race number and by street Suðurlandsbraut just before the race. 

Bus

Many public buses stop nearby. Visit straeto.is to find the best option for you. 

The following busses stop at Suðurlandsbraut, the street behind Laugardalshöll Sports Hall (number pickup and start area):

Number 2 – Hlemmur – Hamraborg- Salahverfi
Number 5- Nauthólsvík-Hlemmur-Ártún-Mosfellsbær
Number 15- Vesturbær – Hlemmur-Ártún- Mosfellsbær
Number 17-Seltjarnarnes-Vesturbær-Hlemmur-Bústaðahverfi-Mjódd

Bus number 14 stops by Laugardalslaug Swimming pool
Bus number 12 stops at Laugarnesvegur

See further at straeto.is

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Taxi

The busses stop driving just before midnight. After that, you can use a taxi.

Hreyfill Bæjarleiðir taxi
Tel: +354 588 5522

BSR taxi
Tel: +354 561 0000

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.