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Fully supported...

...From the moment you sign up

Whether you're a first timer or a regular ultra walker - we offer you the best support possible for your Challenge.


Stunning scenery

...For 52 miles in the wild

The Laugauvegurinn Trail has colourful mountains, glaciers, hot springs, rivers & lakes. A great backdrop for an adventure!

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Great Hospitality...

...From start to finish

Rest stops en route, great food & drink, medics, pace walkers, guides, transport & lots of encouragement!

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2 day challenge

...With wilderness camping

Take on a real challenge trekking 52 miles in 2 days. 24-hours of daylight, mild temperatures and stunning views.

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Explore Iceland

...Extend your stay

Book a 2-night extension so you can go whale watching, have a city tour of Reykjavik and visit the Blue Lagoon.

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We'll help you...

...So you're ready to go for it

Includes a free training place a 50km UK Ultra Challenge & an invite to London briefing event - chance to meet the team

A Challenge - an Adventure

2 Marathon Treks in 2 Days     27-30 August 2017

The famous Laugavegurinn Trail provides a dramatic backdrop for The Iceland Challenge - a new 4 day adventure with 2 days of marathon distance trekking & camping under the stars. Just like our UK Ultra Challenges you'll be fully supported with great hospitality & first class logistics. We all need adventures to invigorate & energise - so join us in 2017!

The Itinerary:

Day 1 - Sun 27 August - Arrive Iceland

  • Depart London on group flights
  • Arrive Reykjavik or meet at airport (if own flights)
  • Coach transfer to South Iceland
  • Camp in Afangagil. Briefing, dinner & sleep!

Day 2 - Mon 28 August - 0-42km

  • Early start & first trek begins 
  • 2 rest stops & lunch en route
  • Trek to campsite in Hrafntinnusker
  • Dinner, briefing & sleep

Day 3 - Tue 29 August - 42-84km

  • Very early early start - 4.00am
  • 2 rest stops & lunch en route
  • Medals, t-shirt & fizz
  • Transfer to hotel near Reykjavik
  • Celebratory dinner & party

Day 4 - Wed 30 August - Return to UK or Extension

  • Breakfast in hotel 
  • Transfer to airport for group flights to London 

Extension Package Only:

  • Check in to city centre hotel
  • Lunch included 
  • Whale Watching tour 
  • Dinner at a local seafood restaurant

Day 5 - Thursday 31 August - Extension Package

  • Breakfast & check out
  • Blue lagoon visit
  • Transfer to airport for flight home


What's included?

  • Participant area on website - kit lists / training plans
  • Return flights - London to Reykjavik (land only package available)
  • 1 hotel night near Reykjavik (twin share - single option available)
  • 2 nights of camping (twin share - single option available)
  • All Camping Equipment (excl. sleeping bag)
  • All meals - including breakfast on final day
  • Full support from our team - rest stops, snacks, meals
  • Mapped & guided route, medics
  • Glass of Icelandic fizz & medal at the finish line
  • Celebration - with dinner & party
  • Pre-event briefing with Q&A session
  • FREE place on one of our 50km UK Ultra Challenges 

Sign up and get FREE 'Iceland Challenge' branded fleece 

How to Join:

SELF FUND OPTION - You pay the full cost - just like a holiday

FUNDRAISING OPTION - A minimum target for a charity of your choice

FLIGHTS - Included in either options above - OR you book your own

OPTIONAL EXTENSION - Stay on for excursions with transport & hotel

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

Your financial protection: The packages and flights shown are ATOL protected by the Civil Aviation Authority in the UK. Our ATOL number is 6296. Please see our booking conditions for more information.

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