Laugavegur Ultra Marathon
Highlands/ South Iceland
The Big Picture
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 three to 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 old and up.
Competitors must be in a very good physical shape to take part in this 55 km Ultra Marathon. If you want to know what kind of race the Laugavegur Ultra Marathon is we recommend that you watch some of the video's on the web. As the videos show the Laugavegur trail is very challenging and takes the runner through areas of outstanding natural beauty.