Participants making a lights show at the art museum

Online registrations will be open until midnight on February 3rdbut it will also be possible to sign up at the race packet pickup and on race day, February 4th unless sold out.

Entry fee

Pre-Registratin October- 31. desember
Pre-Registration 1. January-4. February
Race day 5. February 20% higher price
3.920 ISK
4.900 ISK
5.880 ISK

Individual |3.920 ISK|4.900 ISK|5.880 ISK

4 person package
11.200 ISK
14.000 ISK
16.800 ISK

4 person package |11.200 ISK|14.000 ISK|16.800 ISK

8 years and younger
free entry*
free entry*
free entry*

8 years and younger |free entry*|free entry*|free entry*

The above-listed prices are in Icelandic Króna's (ISK)

Participation fees are carried over to the next year if the event is canceled and can only be refunded if the participant so requests. You can make a name change while the electronic registration is open for the race on "my pages".


Included in the registration is a bib number that gives access to Northern Lights Run, gift from 66° North, illuminating wristband, tube of face paint. The registration packet should be picked up at the 66° north shop at Faxafen 12. The package pick up will be open Friday, 4th of February: 12 pm - 9 pm and Saturday, 5th of February, race day: 10 am - 5 pm.

8 years old and younger

Parents or guardians of children 8 years old or younger are allowed to bring them along with them to the race free of charge but they won't get any of the things included in the registration fee. It will be possible to buy lights and other decorative things on race day before the race starts.


Online registration requires a debit- or a credit card payment. VISA, MasterCard and American Express cards are accepted. Note that you will receive a receipt when registration is finished if you receive no receipt the payment and registration have not gone through. Please contact us through [email protected] if you are having any problems regarding payment and registration.


When registering for a race organised by the Reykjavik Sports Union, all participants must check a box to confirm their acceptance of the general terms and conditions of the race. Registration is not possible unless the box is checked. Click here to read the terms and conditions and here to read the privacy policy that is impregnable to the terms.


Please bring your receipt with you when you pick up your race package on the day before the race, it will speed up the process. You will receive the receipt by e-mail when you have finished your registration. It is also possible to find the receipt on "your page".

Picking up your race package

Race packages will be available for pick up at the 66° north shop at Faxafen 12

The package pick up will be open as follows:

  • Friday, 4th of February: 12 pm - 9 pm
  • Saturday, 5th of February, race day: 10 am - 5 pm


In the registration system, you can register a few runners/packages at a time. It is not recommended to register more than five in one registration, due to registration time limits on the site. Companies that want to register 10 or more participants can get help through the e-mail [email protected].

Þátttakendur á hlaupum upp Skólavörðustíg

Pay with giftcard

The holder of the gift certificate is given the choice to pay with a gift certificate when he registers for an event organized by the Sports Association. He enters a web key and the amount of the participation fee is reduced by the amount of the gift certificate. If the gift certificate is not fully utilized, it can be used again when registering for an event within the validity period. You can view the status of the gift certificate here.

  • Reykjavik Excursions
  • Reykjavik Loves Running
  • Kristall
  • 66 Norður
  • Garmin
  • Orkusalan
  • Margt Smátt
  • Hey Iceland

The Northern Lights Run is organized by Reykjavik Sports Union, the union of sports clubs in Reykjavik. Other events organized by the Reykjavik Sports Union are Íslandsbanki Reykjavik Marathon in August, Laugavegur Ultra Marathon in July, Suzuki Midnight Sun Run in June and Reykjavik International Games in January.

Reykjavik Sports Union
Engjavegur 6, 104 Reykjavik, Iceland, tel: +354 535 3700, e-mail: [email protected]