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Arctic Running

30 reviews
About Arctic Running
Offers a great selection of running adventures for all levels around the capital area and the beautiful southern interior of Iceland. We make sure that you enjoy the best of each season while exploring the stunning nature of our country. All of our guides are highly experienced trail and ultra runners with great knowledge of the Icelandic environment and ever-changing conditions. We offer both day tours and longer overnight combo tour and we love to create tailor-made running adventures for groups and individuals. With our selection of running tours, from demanding and strenuous runs (+3 hours) to moderate runs (30-90), all runners should find something that suits them.
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Reykjavik, Iceland
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Reviewed July 17, 2018

I usually prefer to find trails and explore by myself, but since I had a limited time window I wanted to run with a local who could show me the best of what Iceland has to offer. Choosing Arctic Running was the best decision I...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank stevedisch
Reviewed June 28, 2018

This was perfect way to combine our daily exercise during our vacation while also learning more about Iceland and seeing the spectacular sights. Yeah, we could've run near our hotel in the morning but this tour was more than worth it because our guide, Helga,...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Justin Z
Reviewed June 10, 2018

Birkir truly made my time in Iceland a most fortunate and memorable experience leaving me eagerly anticipating a return for more trails. off the beaten path. Birkir proudly shared trails of his homeland I would not have otherwise accessed while sharing local insight and recommendations...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed June 4, 2018

Birkir at Arctic Running was responsive and helpful in getting my run booked -- he even managed a hiccup in his travel schedule to make sure I still had a guide to take me out. I highly recommend running tours in general, and Arctic Running...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Mac H
Reviewed October 31, 2017

I went on the city running tour of Reykajvik with Gunnur on a Sunday morning! This tour was a great way to end my stay in Iceland. Gunnur was a great tour guide and running buddy! Thanks for the great run and the tour of...More

Date of experience: October 2017
3  Thank Dsteinbrunner
Reviewed September 10, 2017 via mobile

We had so much fun on our tour with Bjorn! We informed him we had already participated in a city tour and he quickly changed our tour to a wonderful path around the bike path at the peninsula! He is so friendly and knowledgeable! Even...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank ucsdgirlly
Reviewed August 27, 2017 via mobile

Great trip with excellent running guides Gunnur, Anna Sigga and Gunnar. Well planned trip, good food and service and what a route - it doesn't get any better than this!

Date of experience: August 2017
3  Thank Inga H
Reviewed August 27, 2017

I went on a two days trail run along the epic Laugavegur trail, from Landmannalaugar to Hvanngil (25 km) where we had dinner and slept. From Hvanngil we went the day after to Þórsmörk (30 km). Gunnur and Anna Sigga and Gunni where the running...More

Date of experience: August 2017
3  Thank Gudbrandur
Reviewed August 6, 2017 via mobile

Celebrated our one year anniversary with Laugavegur as a two day run (26km + 29km). Stayed at the Hvanngil hut half way. Ran with our excellent guide Birkir (physiotherapist and ultra runner), which gave us a lot of insight to the Icelandic history. At Hvanngil,...More

Date of experience: August 2017
2  Thank Sverre Haug L
Reviewed October 16, 2016 via mobile

My Volcano City trail run with Elisabet was a highlight of my trip. Communication prior was professional, with quick responses, and Birkir asked about my experience, pace etc. and advised us on clothing for the weather closer to the day of the tour. The lava...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Bing W
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