Pentecost Trail Race / Hvítasunnuhlaup


Jul 11, 2020 at 10:00 AM

Pentecost Trail Race / Hvítasunnuhlaup



Entry Fee $45
(Lowest or Early Registration)

Entry Fee 2 $55
(Highest or Late Registration)

Prize Money: no


  • 14K, 17K
  • 22K

Type: Trail

Percent of the course on un-paved trails: 90%

First Year of the Event: 2013


From the start, the Pentecost Trail Race has been one of best trail run in Iceland. Comments from runners go from “Great run in beautiful surroundings”, “Great run in beautiful Hafnarfjordur”, “Probably one of the best run in Iceland”, to “Most enjoyable run I have ever been involved in and whole structure of 10”.

The run is located in Hafnarfjordur – only 10 km from Reykjavik. It is very easy to travel to Iceland. Iceland (Keflavik Airport) has direct flights from almost all capitals cities, from the USA and Europe there are more than 40 daily flights. Biggest airlines that fly to Iceland; Icelandair, WoW, Easy Jet, Norwegian, Primera Air, SAS and more. We have a few hotels in Hafnarfjordur, some of them are located only a few hunders meters from Asvellir where we start the run .All runners will receive a medal when they finish the race. There are 3 distances available, 14, 17.5 and 22 km. The total elevation is around 400 meters in the 22 km race. The 22 km race gives 1 i-tra / UTMB point (2018). First three runners in each distance / gender will have a prize. Prizes include Asics and Hoka shoes. We can promise that you will enjoy this run!

When the race was organised in 2013 for the first time we had only 120 runners but now (2018) we expect 300-400 runners. contact: [email protected]


No photos available.


Past Event Dates

Held on Jul 11, 2020

Held on Jun 10, 2019

Event Results