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Midnight Sun Half Marathon 2020

Midnight Sun Half Marathon 2020

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Price
From £665

Duration
3 Nights

Departures
June 2019

The Midnight run will take place of 25th of June 2020.

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.

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. This tour has been featured in Women´s Running Magazine sent Tina Chantrey to run a midnight half at the summer solstice in Iceland last June and you can read her story.

Highlights

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

Itinerary Suggestion

Day 1 - Welcome to Iceland
Departure from UK, arrival at Keflavik International Airport. Airport transfer to your accommodation in Reykjavík. Accommodation is located in Reykjavík, double/twin room in basic Bed and Breakfast or upgrade to 3 or 4 star hotel with breakfast. 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 20th of June 2020

The price is from £599* per person based on 2 people sharing a double/twin room or 3 people in a triple room

Single supplement: from £165*

*Subject to availability

This Includes:
- Return flights from the UK, handluggage only, including taxes/fee
- Bus transfer to and from Keflavik airport
- 3 nights accommodation in Reykjavík in a basic hotel or bed & breakfast (option to upgrade to 3 or 4 star hotel)
- 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

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 -

All Iceland cooperates with airlines that offer direct, scheduled flights to Iceland, Faroe Islands and Greenland. When making a holiday enquiry, please state which airport you wish to fly from. We can offer a package with or without flights. When you book a holiday package including UK flights, your holiday will be fully ATOL Protected

Flights to Iceland 

Icelandair, full service airline: London Heathrow and London Gatwick, Manchester, Glasgow, Dublin and Belfast City to Keflavík Airport (KEF).
British Airways, full service airline: London Heathrow to Keflavík Airport (KEF).
easyJet, low cost airline: 
London Gatwick and London Luton, Bristol, Manchester, Belfast and Edinburgh to Keflavík Airport (KEF).

Domestic Flights in Iceland

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

Flights to Faroe Islands and Greenland

Atlantic Airways: Edinburgh to Vágar Airport Faroe Islands
Air Greenland: Copenhagen to Greenland
Air Iceland: from Reykjavík Domestic Airport to Faroe Islands and Greenland

 

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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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