Like all Albatros Adventure Marathons, the Icefjord Midnight Marathon is designed to be more than just a race. It's also about enjoying time together with family, friends and other running-minded spirits. Spectators welcome!
In order to register for Icefjord Midnight Marathon, you must sign up for one of the tour packages.
Whether it's culture or nature you're seeking, Greenland has the answer. Explore all that the country has to offer - from a cultural kaffemik to thrilling glacier visits.
The Icefjord Midnight Marathon is more than just a marathon - it's a journey through Greenland! Greenland offers an unbelievable number of attractions. Among others, you can take a kayak through the Icefjord, go on an 'air safari', or add an extension to camp on the ice cap itself!
The Icefjord Midnight Marathon takes place in Ilulissat, Greenland, where the UNESCO-accredited Ilulissat Icefjord provides a spectacular backdrop to this unique race. Runners will enjoy the magic of the midnight sun as they race over rocks and roads, against the colorful backdrop of Ilulissat and the Icefjord's towering icebergs.
The itinerary is detailed below. This is what you'll be doing during your stay!
28 May 2022
This is the day we've been waiting for! The marathon is run at night, so you have the day to do as you please.
From 17:30 local participants can pick up their race packets at Hotel Hvide Falk, which will include their timing chip, race bib, t-shirt, and course information.
The marathon begins at 21:00, and the half-marathon will begin at 22:30 - all races will be done by 4:00 at the latest.
Half-marathon or full marathon: 125 EUR
English-speaking race officials
English-speaking medical team from Denmark and Greenland
Timing and results
Exclusive Icefjord Midnight Marathon T-shirt
Manned water and supply stations along the route
To sign up for race-only entry, you must reside in Greenland. Upon booking, we will request copies of your government-issued documents (either driver's license, residence permit, or employer certificate) to verify this.
This local entry price does not include accommodation, transportation, or excursions. Of course, if you reside elsewhere in Greenland and you would like to join an extended holiday in Ilulissat, you are welcome to sign up for one of the standard 5- or 6-day packages.