Race map

In the Reykjavik Marathon, you can choose between five distances. Here you can see maps of the 2019 routes.

600 m and 3 km Fun Run - map
10 km course - map
21.1 km course - map
42.2 km course - map

Elevation map

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Total climb in the full marathon is 174 m.

Elevation map of the marathon course.

Elevation map of the half marathon course.

Elevation map for the 10 km course.

2019 race map

Here you can see individual course maps on pdf for the 2019 event.

  • 600 m and 3 km Fun Run - 2019 map
  • 10 km - 2019 map
  • Half marathon (21,1 km) - 2019 map
  • Marathon (42,2 km) - 2019 map

The marathon route will be marked on the ground with spray paint and other distances with signs. Distances in km will be marked with signs along the route. Unfortunately, the routes are not completely closed for car traffic so runners are kindly asked to be careful.

Both refreshment stations and toilets are available along the course and at the start and finish area. The location is marked on the map. See also further information under service.


The Islandsbanki Reykjavik Marathon is organized by Reykjavik Sports Union, union of sports clubs in Reykjavik. Other events organized by the Reykjavik Sports Union are: Laugavegur Ultra Marathon in July, Suzuki Midnight Sun Run and Tour of Reykjavik in June, Reykjavik International Games in January and the Northern Lights Run in February.