There are many active and lively running clubs in Iceland. The running community in Iceland has boomed in recent years and number of runners has increased significantly. There are numerous running clubs in Reykjavik and the surrounding neighbourhood. You can also find running clubs in most of the larger towns around Iceland.

Most running clubs in Iceland have at least three sessions a week, with intervals and tempo runs common in midweek and long runs traditionally on Saturday.

Many of the clubs have links to sport clubs or start out from one the countries many swimming pools. Often there are facilities to change and shower.

Just show up and introduce yourself to someone and they will hopefully point you in the direction of the coach !

Below is a list of the running clubs in Iceland.

Reykjavík:

 

Árbæjarskokk

  • Where: Árbæjarlaug swimming pool
  • When: Monday and Wednesday at 17:30 and Saturdays at 9:00

Hlaupahópur Ármanns

  • Where: The sport centre in Laugardal (entrance F) (Frjálsíþróttahöllin) and Laugardalur swimming pool on Saturdays
  • When: Tuesday and Thursday at 17:30 and Saturdays at 10:00
  • Website: http://www.frjalsar.is/hlaupahopar/

Hlaupahópur Fjölnis

  • Where: Hamraskoli in Grafarvogur and Frjálsíþróttahöllin in Laugardalur on Thursdays in winter time but form Grafarvogur swimming pool in summer time. Saturday run is from Gullinbrú
  • When: Monday and Wednesday at 17:30 in Hamraskoli and Saturdays at 9:30
  • Website:http://www.skokk.com

ÍR-skokk

  • Where: ÍR-house (heimilið) in Breiðholt on weekdays,  Laugardalshöll on Wednesday is optional and from Breiðholtslaug (swimming pool) on Saturdays.
  • When: Monday, Wednesday and Thursday at 17:30 and Saturdays at 9:00.
  • Website: http://www.ir.is/Deildir/Frjalsar/IRSkokk/

KR-skokk

  • Where: KR-house (heimilið) in Vesturbær on weekdays and from Vesturbæjarlaug (swimming pool) on Saturdays.
  • When: Tuesday and Thursday at 17:30 and Saturdays at 9:30.
  • Website: http://www.kr.is/almenningur/kr-skokk/

Laugaskokk

  • Where: World Class Laugar in Laugardalur
  • When: Mondays and Wednesdays at 17:30 and Saturdays at 9:00 (9:30 from October to April)
  • Website: http://laugaskokk.is/

Skokkhópur Fram

Skokkhópur Víkings

Trimmklúbbur Seltjarnarness (TKS)

  • Where: Seltjarnarnes swimming pool
  • When: Monday and Wednesday at 17:30 and Saturdays at 9:30
  • Website: http://tks.is

Valur Skokk

  • Where: Valsheimilið Hlíðarenda
  • When: Monday, Tuesday and Thursday at 17:30 and Saturdays at 8:30

Website: https://www.facebook.com/Valurskokk

Vesturbæjarhópurinn/Hlaupasamtök Lýðveldisins

Surrounding area of Reykjavík:

Álftanes – Skokkhópur Álftanes

Garðabær – Hlaupahópur Stjörnunnar

Hafnarfjörður – Hlaupahópur FH

  • Where: Kaplakriki sport centre
  • When: Tuesday and Thursday at 17:30 and Saturdays at 10:00
  • Website: http://www.hhfh.is/

Hafnarfjörður – Hlaupahópur Hauka

Kópavogur – Bíddu Bliki

Mosfellsbær – Mosóskokk

Other running clubs around the country:

Akranes – Skagaskokkarar

Akureyri – UFA Eyrarskokk

Borgarnes – Hlaupahópurinn Flandri

  • Where: Borgarnes sport centre
  • When: Monday and Thursday at 17:30 and Saturdays at 10:00

Dalvík – Hlaupahópurinn ÓÓÓ

  • Where: Dalvík swimming pool
  • When: Tuesday and Thursday at 18:00

Grindavík – Skokkhópurinn Eldvörp

  • Where: Grindavík swimming pool
  • When: Tuesday and Wednesday at 18:00 and Saturdays at 10:00

Húsavík – Hlaupahópurinn Skokki

Hveragerði – Skokkhópur Hamars

Ísafjörður – Riddarar Rósu

  • Where: Torfanes sport centre
  • When: Monday and Thursday at 18:15 and Saturdays at 9:30 (summer hours)

Norðfjörður – Skokkhópurinn hlaupið í skarðið

  • Where:
  • When: Tuesday and Thursday at 17:30 and Saturdays at 10:30

Selfoss – Frískir Flóamenn

2 thoughts

  1. Sæl, flott síða hjá ykkur.
    Viljið þið laga upplýsingarnar um KR-skokk, æfingarnar eru frá KR-heimilinu á þriðjudögum og fimmtudögum kl.17.30 og á laugardögum frá Vesturbæjarlaug kl.9.30
    Kveðja góð,
    Margrét

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