August 21 (Wed) - Depart U.S. on overnight flights to Reykjavik.
August 22 (Thurs) - Guests will be met upon arrival and transferred to your hotel in the City Centre. After brunch (included) we can head out for a fun run along the harbor. Balance of the day at leisure.
August 23 (Fri) - Free day to book an optional tour* and perhaps some shop for the famous Icelandic woolen sweaters and blankets. Afterwards you can pick up your race number.
August 24 (Sat) - RACE DAY! The marathon and half- marathon start at 8:40 a.m. followed by the 10K at 9:30 a.m. Dinner celebration with the group at your own expense. In the evening, enjoy Culture Night and the fireworks.
August 25 (Sun) - Full day "Golden Circle" tour of the Icelandic countryside exploring the country's natural wonders. First a stop at Thingvellir National Park where the world's oldest parliament met and then to Gullfuss (Golden Falls), a magnificent waterfall. After Gullfoss we travel down the road to visit Geysir, from where the word "geysir" comes from. After lunch (at your own expense) we continue to Hveragerdi where harnessed geothermal power warms greenhouses nurturing fruits. Finally we end the tour at the Blue Lagoon for a relaxing soak in the world famous hot springs. Dinner is on your own.
August 26 (Mon) - Transfer to the airport for return flights to the U.S. and Canada or commencement of optional extensions.
* Ask us about optional excursions and activities such as whitewater rafting, snorkeling and lava cave hikes. For the past tthree years we have offered a full day excursion to the South Shore. It is here that you will visit a black sand beach, two waterfalls, and visit the southern most city in Iceland, Vik.
Contact Scott at 800-444-4097 about possible suggestions for extending and enhancing your Iceland experience.