Laugavegur Ultra Marathon

The Laugavegur Ultra Marathon is a 55 km mountain race that will take place for the 28th time on Saturday, July 13th, 2024.

A new registration system is for the 2024 race. The registration will open on November 3rd and be open for a week. More information about the registration system you can find here.

The race is open to men, women and nonbinary of 18 years old and up. It is very important that participants are well-trained and prepared for mountain running.

Laugavegur is located in the southern highlands of Iceland and connects the nature reserves Landmannalaugar and Thorsmork. Due to its location, Laugavegur is serviced for only a few weeks a year.

For many runners, the Laugavegur Ultra Marathon is the most enjoyable race in Iceland. The course takes runners through areas of outstanding natural beauty at the same time as being a very challenging course. Hikers normally cover this distance in four days. The course is multi-terrain; sand, gravel, grass, snow, ice, rivers and streams.


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