Online registrations will be open until midnight on Friday, February 8th but it will also be possible to sign up just before the race. The registration fee goes up with time so we recommend signing up sooner than later. We encourage everyone to show up early to the race and take part in the warm up before the race.

Entry fee

20% Early Bird discount 29. October-24. December
Pre-Registration 25. December-8. February
Race day 9. February 20% higher price
3.920 ISK
4.900 ISK
5.880 ISK

3.920 ISK|4.900 ISK|5.880 ISK

The above listed prices are in Icelandic Króna's and are for one individual.

Registration fees cannot be refunded or deferred to other events or years.


Access to Northern Lights Run, a headband from Cintamani, illuminating wristband, glasses and a led glow stick. The telecom company Síminn is on of our sponsors and the race package pick up will be in their store in the shopping centre Kringlan.

opening hours
Thursday (7th of feb.)

Thursday (7th of feb.)|12-21

Friday (8th of feb.)

Friday (8th of feb.)|12-19

Saturday (9th of feb.)

Saturday (9th of feb.)|10-17

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 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.


Please bring your receipt with you when you pick up your race package at the EXPO 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".


In the registration system, you can register few runners 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].


The Northern Lights Run is organized by Reykjavik Sports Union, 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 and Tour of Reykjavik in June and Reykjavik International Games in January.

Reykjavik Sports Union
Engjavegur 6, 104 Reykjavik, Iceland, tel: +354 5353700, e-mail: [email protected]