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Midnight Sun Half Marathon 2017

Midnight Sun Half Marathon 2017

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Price
From £695

Duration
3 Nights

Departures
June

Ever felt like running in the magical Icelandic midnight sun? The Midnight Sun Half Marathon in Reykjavik will be held in June. After the race participants are invited to the geothermal outdoor swimming pool, Laugardalslaug, that also has to offer both hot tubs and a steam bath.

The Midnight run will take place of 23rd of June 2017.

A great opportunity to take part in a fantastic event in Iceland – running half marathon, 5K or 10K in the Midnight Sun and then relaxing at the Laugardalur Swimming pool after the race. All Iceland is offering a Midnight Half Marathon package for 3 nights.

Highlights

  • Experience running in the Midnight Sun
  • Variety of distances to run available
  • Enjoy exploring Reykjavík and the surrounding countryside

Women's Running Magazine

Women´s Running sent Tina Chantrey to run a midnight half at the summer solstice in Iceland last June and you can read her story

ITINERARY SUGGESTION - 3 NIGHTS

Day 1 - Welcome to Iceland
Departure from UK, arrival at Keflavik International Airport. Airport transfer to your accommodation in Reykjavík. Accommodation is located in central Reykjavík, double/twin room in basic Bed and Breakfast of 3 star standard hotel with breakfast if you upgrade. Enjoy the evening in Reykjavík.


Day 2 - Explore Reykjavík and Race Evening
Reykjavík is an exciting modern city with lots to see and do or if you want to relax visit one of the many spas and swimming pools. We will send you plenty of suggestions of things to see and do in the city and surrounding countryside to make the most of your trip.

Race evening
The location of the Midnight Run is in Laugardalur, Reykjavik, by one of the city's wonderful geo-thermal outdoor swimming pool Laugardalslaug. Last year, runners from 48 countries took part in the event.

Start times
The race will start at 21:00. Each distance will be started separately. Exact start time for each distance will be announced closer to the race day. The runners will take a circle in the valley Laugardalur wich is in full bloom by this time of year. The run starts and ends by the swimming pool Laugadalslaug. All participant are invited to the swimming pool, hot tubs and steam baths after the race. Rewards to the winners will be given out at the swimming pool.


Day 3 - Leisure Day
Iceland has spectacular scenery and much of this is only an hour or two from Reykjavík. We can send you some suggestions for day and half day excursions which we can arrange for you.


Day 4 - Departure to the UK
Departure from your hotel in Reykjavik, enjoy the city in the morning or take an optional visit to the Blue Lagoon geothermal spa if flight time allows.

Women's Running Magazine
Women´s Running sent Tina Chantrey to run a midnight half at the summer solstice in Iceland last June and you can read her story

Travel dates: Flexible around the race day 23rd of June 2017.

Price is from £695* per person based on two people sharing double/twin room in basic bed and breakfast accommodation with shared facilities

*Subject to availability

This offer includes:
- Return flights from the UK including 20kg luggage allowance, taxes and fees
- Return airport transfer
- 3 nights accommodation in Reykjavík, Bed and Breakfast or 3 star standard hotel including breakfast if you upgrade
- Entry fee, Midnight half Marathon, includes. Free admittance to the geothermal baths and pools in Laugardalslaug after the run, powerade drinks and water will be available at the finish line and at the refreshment stations, great prizes and medal, timing, bib number and a rented chip for timing.

Additional Fees:
- Booking fee £10 per person
- ATOL Protection fee £2.50 per person (only applicable if flights are booked through All Iceland)
- Debit/credit card fees

Not included:
- Optional Excursions
- Travel Insurance
- Anything else not specifically listed under "this includes"


Why book with All Iceland?

All Iceland is a UK based travel company that specialises in Iceland
Book with the Icelandic experts!

Our office is staffed and run by Icelanders, we promise intimate local knowledge from where to stay to places to eat and the hidden gems that you will not find in tourist guides. We will help you get the holiday you want and we can adapt this package. Book through us and your holiday will also be fully ATOL and ABTA protected. Travel with confidence! 


Contact us and we can help you:

- to stay longer and discover more, this package can be extended -
- to book additional excursions -
- if you have specific accommodation requirements -
- to book this package with or without flights -


ACCOMMODATION DETAILS


FLIGHT OPTIONS

All Iceland cooperates with all the airlines that fly to Iceland, Icelandair, Wow air, easyJet and British Airways. We can assist you to find the optimal flight package. The airlines fly to Keflavik International airport.

Icelandair operates flights from London Heathrow and London Gatwick, Manchester, Birmingham, Glasgow, Aberdeen and Belfast City. Icelandair offers 3 classes, Economy, Economy Comfort and Saga Business Class.
WOW Air operates flights from London Gatwick, Edinburgh, Dublin and Bristol 
EasyJet offers flights from London Gatwick, London Luton, London Stansted, Bristol, Manchester, Belfast and Edinburgh.
British Airways offers flights from London Heathrow

We can provide a package with or without flights. When enquiring about a specific holiday package, let us know what airport you prefer to fly from.

Air Iceland
offers Domestic flights between Reykjavík Domestic Airport to Akureyri, Egilsstaðir, Ísafjörður, Vopnafjörður, Grímsey and Þórshöfn.
Fugfélagið Ernir offers Domestic flights to Vestmannaeyjar, Höfn, Húsavík, Bíldudalur and Gjögur.


 

All Iceland offers holiday packages to Greenland and Faroe Islands in addition to Iceland. We work with the following airlines that offer flights to these destinations.

Atlantic Airways offers flights from Edinburgh to Faroe Islands
Air Greenland offers flights from Copenhagen to Greenland
Air Iceland offers flights from Reykjavík Domestic Airport to Faroe Islands and Greenland

Icelandair, British Airways, Wow Air, EasyJet

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At All Iceland we tailor make holidays for our customers.

With this in mind you cannot book this holiday directly on the website but please send us an enquiry or give us a call and we will help you to create your once in a lifetime holiday. Contact our team of Icelandic Experts today and start planning with us!

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