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Volcano Trail Run – Þórsmörk

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Saturday 16th of September 2017 the annual trail race Volcano Trail Run will be held for the fourth time. Starts on the 16th of September 2017 at 13:00 by the Volcano Huts in Húsadalur in Þórsmörk. The race ends at the same place.

Þórsmörk Trail Run is a 12 km long trail run through the Þórsmörk Nature Reserve. The trail leads you from the Volcano Huts, through some of the most beautiful landscape in Iceland with the majestic Eyjafjallajökull in the backdrop. Through the birch woods covered valleys, up onto the volcanic ridges and mountaintops over the Þórsörk Nature Reserve, before bringing you back to the finish line, at the Volcano Huts in Húsdalur.

Here is a map of the course.

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>> On our Facebook site you can find photos from previous races


Registration is now open and the registration fee is as follows:

Registrations from the 10th of March - 30th of June: 7.900 ISK
Registrations from the 1st of July - 10th of September: 8.900 ISK
Registrations from the 11th of September - 16th of September: 12.900 ISK
Registration closes at 12:00 on the 16th of September.

Included in the registration fee is access to showers, sauna and pool after the race but it’s also possible to book accommodation in Þórsmörk after the race. There's also a weekend package available - see below.


All participants receive a souvenir from the region when they arrive at the finish line.

Prizes are for the first three places male and female.

Spot prizes at the end of the race.


The race is held by the Volcano Huts in Húsadalur in Þórsmörk this year like the last years. Race director is Inga Fanney who also receives all questions and concerns regarding the race (inga@volcanohuts.com)

Terms of registration and cancellation

With registration the participant agrees to the terms of registration and cancellation of the race.

Registered participant is responsible for the documentation delivered because of the race (such as race bib). It's illegal to forward the registration to a third party. It's not possible to change name of registration from one to another, nor from year to another.


In case of cancellation the registration fee will not be refunded under any circumstances. 

This years registration can be used for participating in the Volcano Trail Run in 2018 IF you let us know via e-mail (volcanohuts@volcanohuts.com) before 1st of March 2018.


8:00 Optional - Bus leaves from BSI Bus Terminal in Reykjavík.

12:00 Arrival at the Volcano Huts in Þórsmörk

13:00 Race start

16:00 Race refreshments

17:00 Optional - departure with bus back to Reykjavik / arrival 20:30 in Reykjavik

19:30 Optional - dinner

21:00 Optional - bonfire and party


Þórsmörk Trail Run Weekend Package  

Price ISK 32.500

-    Bus to and from location

-    Accommodation at the Volcano Huts 1 night

-    Registration fee

-    Race BBQ

-    Dinner

-    Breakfast

-    Bonfire Party