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  • Laugavegur 2019

    The 23rd Laugavegur Ultra Marathon will take place on Saturday, July 13th, 2019. 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 will be available at the beginning of January. Is this race for you?
  • Big challenge

    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.

Extra information registration

The 2018 Laugavegur Ultra Marathon is nearby and now there is only about one month to go. We hope that your preparation for the race is going well.

We kindly ask all runners to log into “your page – the runner's page” to register some extra information. The extra information we need you to register is your estimated finish time and a request to be in the same start group as your running partner. If you want you can also book a seat on the race bus, a breakfast in Hrauneyjar Highland Center and a warm meal at the finish line. You will have to pay for the race bus and food at the race package pickup. The last day to register the extra information is Sunday, July 1st, 2018.

Your login details for “your page” were sent to you via e-mail when you registered for the race. Please click on the “i” icon to enter the extra information site. If you cannot find your login information you can request a new one here. Please look in the junk mail folder if you cannot find your new password.

We will send you information about weather, conditions and other important things few times before the race so please check your e-mail regularly. The information is sent from This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  so it is a good idea to put that email as a contact.

Finally, we remind you that in the case of cancellation 50% of the entry fee can be refunded if requested before July 1st, 2018. See further information here in the race terms.


2018 race fully booked

Registration for the 2018 Laugavegur Ultra Marathon is now closed since the race is fully booked. There is no waiting list but please note that the 2019 Laugavegur Ultra Marathon takes place on July 13th, registration starts in January 2019.

Runners from 35 different countries around the world are registered for the race, 56% are Icelandic and 44% from other countries. Click here to view a list of registered runners.

Registered participants will get an e-mail in June when registration for the race bus, breakfast and warm meal starts. Closer to the race important information about the rout condition, weather forecast and more will also be sent via e-mail. All e-mails will be sent from This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . It is recommended that registered runners add this e-mail to their contact list so that this important information will not go to the junk mail folder.


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.