Reykjavík Marathon

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Reykjavík Marathon
Reykjavik Marathon Finish Line.jpg
Finish line of the 2011 Reykjavík Marathon
Status active
Genre sports event
Date(s) August
Frequency annual
Location(s) Reykjavík
Country Iceland
Inaugurated 1984 (1984)

The Reykjavík Marathon (Icelandic: Reykjavíkurmaraþon) is an annual marathon set in Reykjavík, Iceland, held to coincide with the city's Cultural Night Festival in mid-August. It has taken place every year since 1984.[1] Along with the full marathon a half marathon and several races of shorter distances are arranged. In 2011 a total of 12,481 people competed in the various events that were held,[2] 595 solely in the full marathon.[3]

Since 2006 the marathon has been sponsored by the Icelandic bank Íslandsbanki, known as Glitnir between 2006 and 2009.

Past winners (men)[edit]

Key:   Course record

Marathon[edit]

Year Men's winner Nationality Time (h:m:s)
2017 Arnar Pétursson Iceland Iceland 2:28:17
2016 David Le Porho Canada Canada 2:29:45
2015 Bartosz Olszewski Poland Poland 2:29:30
2014 Matthew Pelletier United States United States 2:18:00
2013 James Buis United Kingdom Great Britain 2:33:49
2012 Arnar Pétursson Iceland Iceland 2:41:06
2011 Arnar Pétursson Iceland Iceland 2:44:18
2010 Björn Margeirsson Iceland Iceland 2:33:57
2009 David Kirkland United Kingdom Great Britain 2:28:48
2008 David Kirkland United Kingdom Great Britain 2:32:52
2007 Simon Tanui Kenya Kenya 2:24:00
2006 Jiri Wallenfels Czech Republic Czech Republic 2:33:27
2005 Mans Höiom Sweden Sweden 2:29:10
2004 Mans Höiom Sweden Sweden 2:26:34
2003 Peter Vail Canada Canada 2:41:07
2002 Piotr Uciechowski Poland Poland 2:45:25
2001 Bruce Kilulai Kenya Kenya 2:28:14
2000 Charles Hubbard United States USA 2:34:12
1999 Ryan Board United States USA 2:48:12
1998 Daniel Rathbone United Kingdom Great Britain 2:31:39
1997 Toby Tanser Sweden Sweden 2:27:07
1996 Hugh Jones United Kingdom Great Britain 2:24:16
1995 Hugh Jones United Kingdom Great Britain 2:29:26
1994 Pavel Kryska Czech Republic Czech Republic 2:22:41
1993 Česlovas Kundrotas Lithuania Lithuania 2:17:06
1992 Ieuan Ellis United Kingdom Great Britain 2:19:01
1991 Kevin Brown United Kingdom Great Britain 2:32:32
1990 Jeremy Hall United Kingdom Great Britain 2:24:07
1989 Robin Nash United Kingdom Great Britain 2:25:49
1988 Borut Podgornik Serbia Serbia 2:27:27
1987 James Doig United Kingdom Great Britain 2:19:46
1986 Boudjenane Chaibi France France 2:20:30
1985 Josef Hermann Germany Germany 2:30:04
1984 Sigurdur-Petur Sigmundsson Iceland Iceland 2:28:57

Half Marathon[edit]

Year Men's winner Time (h:m:s)
2017  Hlynur Andrésson (ISL) 1:09:08
2016  Hlynur Andrésson (ISL) 1:10:04
2015  Hlynur Andrésson (ISL) 1:09:35
2014  Will Christian (USA) 1:08:44
2013  Kári Steinn Karlsson (ISL) 1:07:40
2012  Þorbergur Ingi Jónsson (ISL) 1:09:23
2011  Kári Steinn Karlsson (ISL) 1:05:35
2010  Oliver Steininger (GER) 1:16:11
2009  Károly Varga (HUN) 1:13:30
2008  John Muriithi Mwaniki (KEN) 1:07:28
2007  Benjamin Serem (KEN) 1:04:09

Past winners (women)[edit]

Key:   Course record

Marathon[edit]

Year Women's winner Nationality Time (h:m:s)
2017 Natasha Yaremczuk Canada Canada 2:53:25
2016 Betty Bohane United Kingdom Great Britain 3:06:27
2015 Kaisa Kukk Estonia Estonia 2:53:09
2014 Sarah Brown United Kingdom Great Britain 3:01:47
2013 Melanie Staley United Kingdom Great Britain 2:55:14
2012 Mary Brown United States USA 3:04:03
2011 Veronika S. Bjarnardóttir Iceland Iceland 3:02:42
2010 Rannveig Oddsdóttir Iceland Iceland 2:57:33
2009 Veronika S. Bjarnadóttir Iceland Iceland 3:08:18
2008 Rozalyn Alexander United Kingdom Great Britain 3:01:01
2007 Sarah Kathryn Knudson Canada Canada 3:21:19
2006 Nathalie Freyling France France 3:34:31
2005 Bryndís Ernstsdóttir Iceland Iceland 2:55:39
2004 Kate Davis United States USA 2:59:51
2003 Sonya Anderson United States USA 3:04:11
2002 Rannveig Oddsdóttir Iceland Iceland 3:12:13
2001 Britta Homer United Kingdom Great Britain 3:13:41
2000 Jackie Bale United Kingdom Great Britain 3:20:37
1999 Ida Mitten Canada Canada 2:56:15
1998 Lorraine Masuoka United States USA 2:45:45
1997 Ruth Kingsborough United Kingdom Great Britain 2:51:35
1996 Angharad Mair United Kingdom Great Britain 2:38:47
1995 Carolyn Hunter-Rowe United Kingdom Great Britain 2:56:40
1994 Kim-Marie Goff United States USA 2:47:27
1993 Elisabeth Singer Austria Austria 2:55:07
1992 Anna Jeeves Iceland Iceland 3:21:28
1991 Sandra Bentley United Kingdom Great Britain 2:48:38
1990 Susan Shield United Kingdom Great Britain 2:59:58
1989 Wilma Rusman Netherlands Netherlands 2:47:25
1988 Connie Eriksen Denmark Denmark 3:00:54
1987 Mae Ann Garthy United States USA 3:59:37
1986 Carol Macario United Kingdom Great Britain 2:58:09
1985 Leslie Watson United Kingdom Great Britain 2:52:44
1984 Leslie Watson United Kingdom Great Britain 2:53:47

Half Marathon[edit]

Year Women's winner Time (h:m:s)
2017  Elín Edda Sigurðardóttir (ISL) 1:21:25
2016  Helen Ólafsdóttir (ISL) 1:24:32
2015  Kara Waters (USA) 1:22:39
2014  Helen Ólafsdóttir (ISL) 1:23:36
2013  Helen Ólafsdóttir (ISL) 1:22:57
2012  Martha Ernstsdóttir (ISL) 1:23:00
2011  Rannveig Oddsdóttir (ISL) 1:24:05
2010  Íris Anna Skúladóttir (ISL) 1:26:55
2009  Martha Ernstsdóttir (ISL) 1:23:09
2008  Martha Ernstsdóttir (ISL) 1:23:19
2007  Cathy Mutwa (KEN) 1:17:30

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