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  • Laugavegur 2017

    The 21st Laugavegur Ultra Marathon will take place on Saturday July 15th 2017. Registration for the race will be open from January 11th to June 30th but can be closed sooner if the race is fully booked. Information about entry fee, terms etc can be found in the menu bar above. Is this race for you?
  • Big challange

    Competitors must be in a very good physical shape to take part in this 55 km Ultra Marathon. the Laugavegur trail is very challenging and takes the runner through areas of outstanding natural beauty. If you want to know what kind of race the Laugavegur Ultra Marathon is we recommend that you read "Is this race for you?" 
  • The Laugavegur trail

    The Laugavegur trail is located in the southern highlands of Iceland and connects the nature reserves Landmannalaugar and Thorsmork. For many runners the Laugavegur Ultra Marathon is the most enjoyable race in Iceland. The course is 55 km and takes runners through areas of outstanding natural beauty.

Registration starts in January

The 20th Laugavegur Ultra Marathon will take place on Saturday July 16th 2016. The Laugavegur course takes runners through areas of outstanding natural beauty at the same time as being a challenging course. With good training and the right preperation the Laugavegur Ultra Marathon can be one of the runners most enjoyable races.

Registration will start on January 8th 2016 and will be open until June 30th unless the race will be fully booked before that date. Information about entry fee and other practical things will be available in the end of December.

Click here to find photos that show the beauty and diversity of the Laugavegur rout and here to view videos from the race.

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Amber first female

2015-amber1Amber Ferreira from USA was the first female runner to finish the 2015 Laugavegur Ultra Marathon. Her finish time was 5:48:47.

First three ladies:

1. Amber Ferreira, USA, 5:48:47
2. Þóra Björg Magnúsdóttir, ISL, 5:54:44
3. Pia Mountford, USA, 6:01:49

Winner in each female age group where:

18-29 years - Tinna Lárusdóttir (ISL)
30-39 years - Amber Ferreira (USA)
40-49 years - Þóra Björg Magnúsdóttir (ISL)
50-59 years - Sondy Haldursdottir Johansen (FRO)
60-69 years - Ingibjörg Halldóra Jakobsdóttir (ISL)

Click here for total results.


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.