Iceland Ultra Race Report 2009

The team have recently returned back from the Iceland Ultra Race, race director Steve Clark has written the race report about the 09 event.

Make sure if you want to book your place on the 2010 race – you need to be quick as we closed entries for 2009 – 6 months before the race!

Just back from the Iceland Ultra Marathon 09

The team have just returned from the Iceland Ultra Marathon.  Christopher Hough who also ran the race last year, not only bettered his time by an hour but was the first Bri to cross the line.   Well done Chris.   Race report to follow.

Book Now for 2010.

Coming up the 2009 Iceland Ultra Marathon

Across the Divide is heading out to Iceland on Thursday for the Iceland Ultra Marathon

Very tough run but a beautiful challenge and great scenery. Very good organisation; Really enjoyed it and will be back next year.” Richard, 2008 competitor.

The “Laugavegur” course is one of the most beautiful in Iceland, stretching from Landmannalaugar in the highlands to Thorsmork, a natural reservation area. The area is famous for the yellow, orange and purple hues of the surrounding mountains.

Check out the 2008 race report.  Places for 2009 sold out in record time so book your place now for 2010.

Running the | LAUGAVEGUR ULTRA MARATHON JULY 2007

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Laugavegur Ultra Marathon

Is a 55km footrace along the most popular hiking trail in Iceland, a route that normally takes 4 days to complete.  Now 55km doesn’t actually sound that far, as really it is just a bit more than a marathon.  Looking on the course records the warning bells started to sound as the fastest 10 finishers in 2006 took between 5:26 and 6:06 hours to complete the course.  I didn’t know quite what to expect, although I imagined it had to be tough for such slow times.  Little did I know but I was in for quite a challenge.

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