series is one of the most beloved around. Held in both and the fall, it is a friendly, mildly competitive, race where participants from the large running community in Iceland come together and have for over 20 years. If you are a newbie wanting to try your hand at your first marathon or a seasoned veteran looking to explore a new and exotic place, it is a perfect race event for you. For a little more challenging route, is a perfect choice. The course takes you through the village of Laragh, the Guinness Lake, and the Highland pass of Sallygap with hilly terrain abound. It is not a race for the faint of heart and will have you racing over rolling hills to make it to the finish line. Taking place in August, the is an annual favorite. It is held every year on the same day as Culture Night and celebrates the unique heritage of Iceland. The event is both a welcoming and friendly atmosphere, and it has about 1500 participants. So it isn't as large as other Iceland running races, but definitely is also not less spectacular. Whatever it is that inspires you to run, it can be found in Iceland. Find the race that speaks to you and preregister to hold your spot today!
The official currency of Iceland is the krona
There are some required vaccinations to travel to Iceland, so make sure your shots are up to date prior to leaving
To enter Iceland. you will need a passport that is valid for a minimum of 90 days post-entry
If you wish to rent a car, you do not need an International Driver's License if you carry a US Driver's License or one from Asia or Europe. But even with a rental car, there might be roads that you will not be permitted to drive on
The best time to travel to Iceland is in the summer months. But if you wish to see the Northern Lights, travel in late fall is recommended
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