2008 Laugavegur Ultramarathon

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The 2008 Laugavegur Ultramarathon was an ultramarathon race held on July 12, 2008.[1] Nearly 250 runners started the race;[1] 215 runners finished, among them 162 men and 53 women.[2] The oldest participant was Pétur H Blöndal of Iceland, who was born in 1944 and finished the race in 8:10:44 hours; the youngest participant was Elvar Þór Karlsson of Iceland, who was born in 1990 and finished the race in 6:56:27.[2]

Participating nationalities[edit]

Country Athletes Best result Best time Athletes (m) Best result (m) Best time (m) Athletes (f) Best result (f) Best time (f)
 Austria 2 19 5:36:20 2 19 5:36:20 0 n/a n/a
 Canada 9 40 5:59:10 6 37 5:59:10 3 24 7:01:22
 Denmark 7 2 4:59:21 7 2 4:59:21 0 n/a n/a
 Finland 3 86 6:41:24 2 104 7:03:25 1 15 6:41:24
 France 10 4 5:01:59 8 4 5:01:59 2 34 7:18:29
 Germany 2 29 5:45:54 2 27 5:45:54 0 n/a n/a
 Greenland 1 41 5:59:37 1 38 5:59:37 0 n/a n/a
 Hungary 1 110 6:55:32 1 90 6:55:32 0 n/a n/a
 Iceland 136 1 4:54:28 95 1 4:54:28 41 1 5:42:23
 Netherlands 1 210 8:36:27 1 159 8:36:27 0 n/a n/a
 Poland 1 132 7:08:58 1 106 7:08:58 0 n/a n/a
 Singapore 1 206 8:20:13 1 156 8:20:13 0 n/a n/a
 Spain 2 117 6:58:46 2 96 6:58:46 0 n/a n/a
 Sweden 1 116 6:58:38 0 n/a n/a 1 21 6:58:38
  Switzerland 2 44 6:03:37 2 40 6:03:37 0 n/a n/a
 United Kingdom 26 42 6:02:19 21 39 6:03:21 5 4 6:02:19
 United States 10 7 5:15:26 10 7 5:15:26 0 n/a n/a

Results[edit]

Men[edit]

Athlete Country Time (hours:minutes:seconds) Year of birth Age group (years)
1 Daníel Smári Guðmundsson  Iceland 4:54:28 1961 40-49
2 Simon Möller Grimstrup  Denmark 4:59:21 1976 30-39
3 Gauti Höskuldsson  Iceland 4:59:52 1961 40-49
4 Bazin Sylvain  France 5:01:59 1978 30-39
5 Jósep Magnússon  Iceland 5:13:30 1977 30-39
6 Sigurður Þórarinsson  Iceland 5:13:35 1967 40-49
7 Matthew Aram Bedoukian  United States 5:15:26 1980 18-29
8 Stefán Viðar Sigtryggsson  Iceland 5:16:08 1970 30-39
9 Paul Rassam  United States 5:19:26 1972 30-39
10 Sigurjón Sigurbjörnsson  Iceland 5:20:43 1955 50-59
11 Jan Kloppenberg Möller  Denmark 5:22:34 1976 30-39
12 Jóhann Gylfason  Iceland 5:22:42 1964 40-49
13 Sveinbjörn Sveinbjörnsson  Iceland 5:26:35 1980 18-29
14 Vatinel Christophe  France 5:27:34 1966 40-49
15 Lars Peter Jensen  Iceland 5:29:58 1964 40-49
16 Börkur Árnason  Iceland 5:30:16 1972 30-39
17 Neil Kapoor  Iceland 5:32:09 1968 40-49
18 Halldór Sævar Halldórsson  Iceland 5:36:14 1963 40-49
19 Markus Reidlinger  Austria 5:36:20 1977 30-39
20 Höskuldur Ólafsson  Iceland 5:37:36 1965 40-49
21 Burkni Helgason  Iceland 5:39:29 1978 30-39
22 Rúnar Pálmason  Iceland 5:41:39 1973 30-39
23 Örn Gunnarsson  Iceland 5:41:54 1961 40-49
24 Sigurður Hjalti Sigurðarson  Iceland 5:43:15 1956 50-59
25 Sigurður Skarphéðinsson  Iceland 5:44:23 1977 30-39
26 Sigurður Rúnar Sveinsson  Iceland 5:45:02 1970 30-39
27 Michael Schorcht  Germany 5:45:54 1971 30-39
28 Allan Leed  Denmark 5:46:25 1970 30-39
29 Jón Kristinn Haraldsson  Iceland 5:46:38 1963 40-49
30 Ásgeir Baldur Böðvarsson  Iceland 5:48:03 1962 40-49
31 Ævar Sveinsson  Iceland 5:48:58 1969 30-39
32 Ívar Auðunn Adolfsson  Iceland 5:51:12 1962 40-49
33 Halldór Halldórsson  Iceland 5:51:15 1965 40-49
34 Hávar Sigurjónsson  Iceland 5:57:27 1958 50-59
35 Gunnar Páll Jóakimsson  Iceland 5:57:52 1954 50-59
36 Jón Ívar Rafnsson  Iceland 5:58:31 1968 40-49
37 John Christian Neslon  Canada 5:59:10 1967 40-49
38 Arne Motzfeldt  Greenland 5:59:37 1963 40-49
39 Malcolm Green  United Kingdom 6:03:21 1960 40-49
40 Michel Salamin   Switzerland 6:03:37 1963 40-49
41 Snorri Gunnarsson  Iceland 6:04:30 1968 40-49
42 Stefán Pétursson  Iceland 6:08:16 1965 40-49
43 Grímur Hergeirsson  Iceland 6:09:45 1969 30-39
44 Bjarni Ármannsson  Iceland 6:11:28 1968 40-49
45 Jóhann B Kristjánsson  Iceland 6:12:27 1954 50-59
46 Sæmundur Davíð Vikarsson  Iceland 6:20:27 1966 40-49
47 Hákon Bergmann Óttarsson  Iceland 6:21:08 1969 30-39
48 Ágúst Fjalar Jónasson  Iceland 6:22:38 1970 30-39
49 Henry Guzman  United States 6:24:06 1964 40-49
50 Gareth Hardman  United Kingdom 6:24:18 1964 40-49
51 Gunnar Helgason  Iceland 6:24:55 1976 30-39
52 Kári Steinar Karlsson  Iceland 6:25:07 1966 40-49
53 Sam Reeves  United Kingdom 6:25:39 1979 18-29
54 Gunnar Már Gunnarsson  Iceland 6:25:53 1978 30-39
55 Lárus Jónasson  Iceland 6:26:25 1968 40-49
56 Pétur Valdimarsson  Iceland 6:26:34 1959 40-49
57 Gunnlaugur A Júlíusson  Iceland 6:28:55 1952 50-59
58 Helgi Már Erlingsson  Iceland 6:31:12 1979 18-29
59 Róbert Traustason  Iceland 6:31:56 1983 18-29
60 Simon Gwyn Roberts  United Kingdom 6:33:46 1970 30-39
61 James Richard Owens  United Kingdom 6:33:47 1982 18-29
62 Einar Stefán Kristinsson  Iceland 6:33:52 1964 40-49
63 Eiður Sigmar Aðalgeirsson  Iceland 6:34:56 1955 50-59
64 Viðar Bragi Þorsteinsson  Iceland 6:37:10 1973 30-39
65 Ómar Ágústsson  Iceland 6:37:40 1980 18-29
66 Chateau Pascal  France 6:37:44 1976 30-39
67 Daniel Niddam  Iceland 6:38:50 1964 40-49
68 Geir Atli Zoëga  Iceland 6:39:55 1965 40-49
69 Jóhann Gísli Sigurðsson  Iceland 6:39:57 1971 30-39
70 Evert Jan Blees   Switzerland 6:40:51 1956 50-59
71 Hans Chr. Andersen  Denmark 6:41:03 1963 40-49
72 Sigurður Víðir Smárason  Iceland 6:42:15 1969 30-39
73 Annas Sigmundsson  Iceland 6:43:04 1979 18-29
74 Ágúst Guðmundsson  Iceland 6:43:07 1972 30-39
75 Grétar Steindór Sveinsson  Iceland 6:43:50 1960 40-49
76 Gísli Ásgeirsson  Iceland 6:43:50 1955 50-59
77 Stephen Hickman Goodwin  United Kingdom 6:45:33 1954 50-59
78 Sigurður Hrafn Kiernan  Iceland 6:45:44 1969 30-39
79 Verdenet Gérard  France 6:46:06 1949 50-59
80 Gunnar Sveinbjörnsson  Iceland 6:49:27 1977 30-39
81 Dan Whiter  United Kingdom 6:50:12 1972 30-39
82 Guðmundur Tryggvi Ólafsson  Iceland 6:50:36 1970 30-39
83 Jón Ólafsson  Iceland 6:51:49 1953 50-59
84 Birgir Þórðarson  Iceland 6:51:54 1956 50-59
85 Sveinn Arnar Steinsson  Iceland 6:52:06 1967 40-49
86 Scott Mcmurtrey  United States 6:53:33 1977 30-39
87 Höskuldur Kristvinsson  Iceland 6:53:45 1949 50-59
88 Guðmundur Smári Ólafsson  Iceland 6:54:21 1966 40-49
89 Páll Gestsson  Iceland 6:54:33 1967 40-49
90 Zsolt Takács  Hungary 6:55:32 1980 18-29
91 Elvar Þór Karlsson  Iceland 6:56:27 1990 18-29
92 Giles Whitefield  United Kingdom 6:56:54 1982 18-29
93 Daði Hrafn Sveinbjarnarson  Iceland 6:57:13 1977 30-39
94 Magnús Viðar Sigurðsson  Iceland 6:57:46 1966 40-49
95 Hilmar Þór Sigurjónsson  Iceland 6:58:34 1985 18-29
96 Luis Serrano Miguel  Spain 6:58:46 1968 40-49
97 Eiður Alfreðsson  United Kingdom 6:58:56 1972 30-39
98 Árni Gústafsson  Iceland 6:59:02 1954 50-59
99 Jim Kevin Russell  Canada 6:59:43 1971 30-39
100 Kevan Barry Latham  United Kingdom 7:00:05 1956 50-59
101 Richard Cedrus Jackson  Canada 7:00:15 1977 30-39
102 Sam Brown  United Kingdom 7:02:15 1973 30-39
103 Arnaldur Birgir Konráðsson  Iceland 7:03:25 1977 30-39
104 Juho Petteri Niemi  Finland 7:03:25 1971 30-39
105 Eero Sakari Immonen  Finland 7:03:25 1965 40-49
106 Marcin Gustaw Gliwinski  Poland 7:08:58 1976 30-39
107 Ramiro Munoz  United States 7:09:42 1958 50-59
108 Ásmundur Ísak Jónsson  Iceland 7:10:30 1965 40-49
109 Þórður Guðni Sigurvinsson  Iceland 7:10:50 1953 50-59
110 Gottskálk Friðgeirsson  Iceland 7:12:18 1954 50-59
111 Guðjón Ægir Sigurjónsson  Iceland 7:12:45 1971 30-39
112 Chris Heaton  United Kingdom 7:14:38 1956 50-59
113 Gunnar Karl Karlsson  Iceland 7:15:33 1968 40-49
114 Einar Gunnar Karlsson  Iceland 7:16:13 1976 30-39
115 Haukur Eggertsson  Iceland 7:18:02 1975 30-39
116 Guðbergur Davíð Davíðsson  Iceland 7:18:27 1956 50-59
117 Kristen Uggi Machon  Denmark 7:19:43 1973 30-39
118 Peter Stramese  United States 7:19:47 1971 30-39
119 David Kenney  United States 7:21:20 1965 40-49
120 Frank Underlin  United States 7:21:20 1956 50-59
121 Högni Friðþjófsson  Iceland 7:21:25 1972 30-39
122 Eggert Magnússon  Iceland 7:22:05 1970 30-39
123 Úlfar Hinriksson  Iceland 7:22:05 1949 50-59
124 Jonathan David Broome  United Kingdom 7:25:38 1965 40-49
125 Christopher Hough  United Kingdom 7:26:29 1975 30-39
126 Elorin Michel  France 7:26:35 1957 50-59
127 Páll Gíslason  Iceland 7:30:05 1953 50-59
128 Gunnar Örn Arnarsson  Iceland 7:31:15 1975 30-39
129 Helgi Kristinn Marvinsson  Iceland 7:31:42 1954 50-59
130 Aurélien Beigenger  France 7:32:13 1979 18-29
131 Eric Assouline  France 7:32:13 1979 18-29
132 Sébastien Cestac  France 7:32:13 1978 30-39
133 Gunnar Atli Hafsteinsson  Iceland 7:33:46 1972 30-39
134 Oddur Valur Þórarinsson  Iceland 7:33:47 1967 40-49
135 Terry Swayne  United Kingdom 7:36:39 1975 30-39
136 Robert Lampert  Austria 7:37:01 1955 50-59
137 Hans Vera  Iceland 7:38:55 1967 40-49
138 Trevor Zahara  Canada 7:43:28 1964 40-49
139 George Mentz  Canada 7:43:28 1956 50-59
140 Richard Coates  United Kingdom 7:45:36 1972 30-39
141 David Lynan  United Kingdom 7:49:52 1973 30-39
142 Egill Þórir Einarsson  Iceland 7:54:10 1948 60+
143 Steffan Iwersen  Denmark 7:54:42 1967 40-49
144 Dany James Shearer  United States 7:55:58 1961 40-49
145 Roger Keith Barrett  United Kingdom 8:04:29 1957 50-59
146 Will Butler  United Kingdom 8:06:29 1979 18-29
147 Örn Ólafsson  Iceland 8:07:25 1952 50-59
148 Roland Chrobok  Germany 8:08:05 1975 30-39
149 Pétur H Blöndal  Iceland 8:10:44 1944 60+
150 Sigurður Sigurðarson  Iceland 8:13:59 1956 50-59
151 Sigurður Örn Ísleifsson  Iceland 8:15:58 1956 50-59
152 A. Duff Mclaren  Canada 8:17:34 1948 60+
153 Hreggviður Ingason  Iceland 8:19:10 1978 30-39
154 Skúli Sigurðsson  Iceland 8:19:10 1979 18-29
155 Howard Bailey  United Kingdom 8:19:34 1956 50-59
156 Middleditch  Singapore 8:20:13 1970 30-39
157 Jesper Storgaard Rasmuss. Balle  Iceland 8:25:21 1973 30-39
158 Prudencio Berrocal Martínez  Spain 8:31:44 1972 30-39
159 Jacob Schipper  Netherlands 8:36:27 1948 60+
160 Þórhallur Tómas Buchholz  Denmark 8:36:43 1970 30-39
161 Steve Clark  United Kingdom 9:01:04 1973 30-39
162 Joe Devorick  United States 9:14:26 1961 40-49

Women[edit]

Athlete Country Time (hours:minutes:seconds) Year of birth Age group (years)
1 Eva Margrét Einarsdóttir  Iceland 5:42:23 1971 30-39
2 Björg Árnadóttir  Iceland 5:43:15 1964 40-49
3 Ásdís Söebeck Kristjánsdóttir  Iceland 5:53:16 1967 40-49
4 Michaela Mccallum  United Kingdom 6:02:19 1966 40-49
5 Hólmfríður Vala Svavarsdóttir  Iceland 6:03:50 1974 30-39
6 Sif Jónsdóttir  Iceland 6:05:42 1959 40-49
7 Þóra Jóhanna Hjaltadóttir  Iceland 6:12:36 1963 40-49
8 Guðbjörg Margrét Björnsdóttir  Iceland 6:14:03 1973 30-39
9 Inga Dagmar Karlsdóttir  Iceland 6:17:38 1972 30-39
10 Katharine Grace Jones  United Kingdom 6:24:18 1961 40-49
11 Huld Konráðsdóttir  Iceland 6:28:52 1963 40-49
12 Björk Steindórsdóttir  Iceland 6:37:22 1969 30-39
13 Helga Árnadóttir  Iceland 6:39:45 1979 18-29
14 Berglind Aðalsteinsdóttir  Iceland 6:40:24 1980 18-29
15 Tuula Anneli Yrjölä  Finland 6:41:24 1960 40-49
16 Kristín Björg Ólafsdóttir  Iceland 6:44:33 1981 18-29
17 Hafrún Friðriksdóttir  Iceland 6:44:43 1961 40-49
18 Sigurlaug Hilmarsdóttir  Iceland 6:44:43 1958 50-59
19 Sif Arnarsdóttir  Iceland 6:45:51 1975 30-39
20 Bára Agnes Ketilsdóttir  Iceland 6:51:48 1968 40-49
21 Kristbjörg Sigurðardóttir  Sweden 6:58:38 1974 30-39
22 Jónína Kristín Ólafsdóttir  Iceland 7:00:12 1957 50-59
23 Þórdís Erla Þórðardóttir  Iceland 7:00:55 1970 30-39
24 Carolyn Joan Hutniak  Canada 7:01:22 1964 40-49
25 Sigrún Erlendsdóttir  Iceland 7:04:21 1972 30-39
26 Hrönn Bergþórsdóttir  Iceland 7:06:03 1961 40-49
27 Hildur Edda Grétarsdóttir  Iceland 7:11:44 1985 18-29
28 Þórey Gylfadóttir  Iceland 7:11:47 1965 40-49
29 Signý Einarsdóttir  Iceland 7:11:47 1953 50-59
30 Unnur María Ólafsdóttir  Iceland 7:11:47 1957 50-59
31 María Hlín Sigurðardóttir  Iceland 7:11:47 1964 40-49
32 Jónína Gunnarsdóttir  Iceland 7:14:39 1975 30-39
33 Kristín Andersen  Iceland 7:15:59 1959 40-49
34 Catherine Chevillard Caudmont  France 7:18:29 1965 40-49
35 Rósa Friðriksdóttir  Iceland 7:19:11 1957 50-59
36 Anna Sigríður Sigurjónsdóttir  Iceland 7:20:33 1961 40-49
37 Fjóla Jóna Þorleifsdóttir  Iceland 7:25:15 1960 40-49
38 Catherine Jane Broome  United Kingdom 7:25:38 1963 40-49
39 Berglind Hafsteinsdottir  Canada 7:26:43 1975 30-39
40 Elísabet Sif Haraldsdóttir  Iceland 7:31:13 1981 18-29
41 Lina Margrethe Bunk Hansen  Iceland 7:37:58 1975 30-39
42 Ines Braun  United Kingdom 7:37:58 1967 40-49
43 Jóhanna Eiríksdóttir  Iceland 7:42:47 1962 40-49
44 Jórunn Viðar Valgarðsdóttir  Iceland 7:55:00 1969 30-39
45 Sigríður Bryndís Stefánsdóttir  Iceland 7:55:09 1973 30-39
46 Chayrigues Elizabeth  France 7:56:06 1954 50-59
47 Christine Buchholz  Iceland 7:58:57 1966 40-49
48 Ragnheiður Aradóttir  Iceland 8:03:43 1967 40-49
49 Anna Sigríður Arnardóttir  Iceland 8:16:20 1975 30-39
50 Sigríður Sigurðardóttir  Iceland 8:18:49 1964 40-49
51 Helga Þóra Jónasdóttir  Iceland 8:21:42 1982 18-29
52 Maria Davis  United Kingdom 8:46:03 1966 40-49
53 Cynthia Laforty  Canada 9:07:39 1961 40-49

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Iceland Ultra Marathon - Race Report". Wellsphere. 2009-06-06. Retrieved 2011-05-15. 
  2. ^ a b "Laugavegur Ultramarathon - Results 2008". Reykjavíkurmaraþon. 2008-07-22. Retrieved 2011-05-15. 

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