Mt. Esja Ultra


Jun 18, 2022 at 12:00 AM

Mt. Esja Ultra



Entry Fee $30
(Lowest or Early Registration)

Entry Fee 2 $45
(Highest or Late Registration)

Prize Money: no


  • 14K, 45K
  • 77K

Type: Ultra

Starting Elevation: 100 meters

High Point: 914 meters

Percent of the course on un-paved trails: 95%

First Year of the Event: 2012


Mt. Esja Ultra will be held for the eight time on the 15th of June 2019. Mt. Esja Ultra has been voted the race of the year in Iceland in 2012 and trail race of the year 2013 and 2015. The following distances are available:

Mt. Esja Ultra II: 14 km + 1200 m elevation gain – 3.900 ISK
Mt. Esja Marathon: 45 km + 3200 m elevation gain – 7.500 ISK. For advanced trail runners that want to experience a difficult race in stunning surroundings. Finishers receive 1 UTMB point.
Mt. Esja Ultra Xtreme – XI: 77 km + 6600 m elevation gain – 15.000 ISK. For those who are fearless of big challenges! Finishers receive 2 UTMB points.


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Past Event Dates

Held on Jun 18, 2022

Held on Jun 20, 2020

Held on Jun 15, 2019

Event Results