ARCHIVED RACE: Laugavegur Ultra Marathon @ Landmannalaugar, Hella, Iceland on 13 July 2013

Race Info & Description

Race Information:

  • Event Name: Laugavegur Ultra Marathon
  • Distance (KMs): 55
  • Distance (Miles): 34
  • Date: 13 July 2013
  • Start Time: 9:00 PM
  • Venue: Landmannalaugar
  • Best Time (Men): 4:19:55 2012 Björn Margeirsson ISL
  • Best Time (Women): 5:00:55 2012 Angela Mudge GBR
  • Organised By: Reykjavik Marathon
  • Race Website: Click Here.

Race Facilities

  • Has Toilets? Yes
  • Has Changing Facilities? Yes
  • Has Water Stations? Yes - Multiple Water Stations
  • Has Prizes / Awards? Yes - Has Awards or Prizes

Race Description

Laugavegur Ultra Marathon is a 55 km mountain race that will take place for the 17th time on Saturday July 13th 2013. Registration will open on the 9th of January 2013 and will close on June 30th.

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 challenging course. Hikers normally cover this distance in four days. The course is multi-terrain; sand, gravel, grass, snow, ice, rivers and streams.

The race is open to both men and women of 18 years and up.

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