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15. September at 13:00-16:00

Volcano Trail Run

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Saturday 15th of September 2018 the annual trail race Volcano Trail Run will be held for the fifth time.

Starts on the 15th of September 2018 at 13:00 at the Volcano Huts in Húsadalur in Þórsmörk. The race ends at the same place.

The course

Þórsmörk Trail Run is a 12 km long trail run through the Þórsmörk Nature Reserve. The trail leads you from the Volcano Huts, through some of the most beautiful landscape in Iceland with the majestic Eyjafjallajökull in the backdrop. Through the birch woods covered valleys, up onto the volcanic ridges and mountain tops over the Þórsmörk Nature Reserve, before bringing you back to the finish line, at the Volcano Huts in Húsadalur.

Here is a map of the course.

>> On our Facebook site you can find photos from previous races


Registration is now open HERE and the registration fee is as follows:

Registrations from the 1st of April - 30th of June: 7.900 ISK
Registrations from the 1st of July - 10th of September: 8.900 ISK
Registrations from the 11th of September - 15th of September: 12.900 ISK
Registration closes at 12:00 on the 15th of September.

Included in the registration fee is access to showers, sauna and pool after the race but it’s also possible to book accommodation in Þórsmörk after the race.


All participants receive a souvenir from the region when they arrive at the finish line.

Prizes are for the first three places male and female


The race is held by the Volcano Huts in Húsadalur in Þórsmörk this year like the last years. Race director is Inga Fanney who also receives all questions and concerns regarding the race (

Terms of registration and cancellation

With registration the participant agrees to the terms of registration and cancellation of the race.

Registered participant is responsible for the documentation delivered because of the race (such as race bib). It's illegal to forward the registration to a third party. It's not possible to change name of registration from one to another, nor from year to another.


Part of registration fee is refunded due to cancellation if requested as here stated:

Before 1st of July - 50% of registration fee

All cancellations must be made by letter, fax or email. In conformity with business practices within Icelandic law, request for refund must be sent to the e-mail , including information of full name, ID number, bank account number, phone number and a copy of the receipt for the payment sent to the participant after registering. 


8:00 Bus leaves from BSI Bus Terminal in Reykjavík.

12:00 Arrival at the Volcano Huts in Þórsmörk

13:00 Race start

16:00 Race refreshments

17:00 Optional departure with bus back to Reykjavik / arrival 20:30 in Reykjavik

19:30 Optional dinner

21:00 Optional bonfire and party


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GPS points
N63° 41' 26.545" W19° 32' 30.332"
Volcano Huts Þórsmörk, Hvolsvöllur

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