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2 marathon treks

.. 2 days, 1 amazing adventure

Join 200 intrepid trekkers in wild South Iceland. A new Ultra Challenge and an adventure you'll never forget ...

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Trek & camp...

.. 52 miles of wild terrain

Take on lunar landscapes, ice fields, mountains & rivers with wilderness camping under the midnight sun.

The Iceland Challenge 

2 Marathon Distance Treks - 2 Days

2 dates: 22 - 25 July & 26 - 29 August 2016 

Join 200 adventurers to take on this unique Challenge and Trek 2 Marathons in 2 Days with wilderness camping under the midnight sun. Stunning landscape along the famous Laugavegurinn Trail with varied terrain & a real sense of achievement as we cross the finish line and celebrate. 

You'll encounter mountains of every colour, spectacular glaciers, roaring hot springs, and river crossings to navigate that will test stamina & adaptability as it's a tough marathon distance trek each day with some big hills! You'll be fully supported by our team, from a pre challenge briefing, a Spring training walk, organising flights, logistics, guiding you on the trek, to campsite hospitality. Push yourself in 2016 - and join us for an amazing adventure.

** 10 PLACES AVAILABLE - FOR JULY '16 CHALLENGE - your chance to take on the inaugural  Iceland Challenge - 22-25 July - £150 OFF the August price! 

  • 2 Marathons Treks over 2 Days
  • 4 Day Adventure - door to door!
  • Friday London flight - Monday return
  • 2 nights Camping - Friday & Saturday
  • Sunday night - Hotel & Celebration Meal 
  • Mountain guides & Rest Stops
  • Drinks, snacks & hot meals enroute 
  • Medics & all-terrain support Jeeps
  • Optional 2 day Sightseeing Extension
  • Spring Training Trek option to get fit! 
  • Fundraise for a Charity or Self Fund
  • FREE place on one of our 50km UK Ultra's

Only 5 spaces left for August

... You can sign up online now.

If you've a question - call 0207 609 6695 or email  info@theicelandchallenge.com

Our UK 2016 Ultra Challenges...

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Join us in 2017

& See how 2016 Challenge unfolded

Around the coastal path - 106km. Stunning scenery, Needles & cliff top views! 1/2 & 1/4 Challenge options also. Register your interest for 2017 NOW..

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28 - 29 May '16

Some Places left - still time to join!

Join 3000 others over the May Bank Holiday weekend - Richmond start - 100km & 60% off road. Now with 2 Day & 1/2 Challenge options also...

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2-3 July '16

A Trail of 2 Cities
100km or 50/25km

Starts close to the Olympic Park - up the fascinating Lee Valley - on through scenic countryside. 2016 is it's last year. Self Funding option now available

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27-28 Aug '16

NEW for 2016
Stunning Scenery!

An Eastbourne start, Beachy Head, Seven Sisters, South Downs Way, Brighton mid point, and Arundel finish. Full 100km and 50/25km options...

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10-11 Sep '16

Festival of events
New 2016 Options

Beautiful & historic scenery. Putney Bridge to Henley 100km or 50/25km legs. NEW Oxford to Henley Challenge & Thames Bridges Trek option

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