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The most fun tournaments in Iceland

The Viking Tournaments

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The Viking tournament series are four exciting competitions in cycling (racing and mountain bike) and trail-running.

It starts in June with Hengill Ultra Trail where there is a choice of 5 distances in trail running and, from 5K to 106K.

Next in line is the popular and fun cycling competition, the KIA Goldencircle Challenge held mid Summer. There are distances for the competitive racer but also for the whole family and electric bikes.

Late Summer participants in the Landsnet MTB mountain bike off-road race will battle it out surrounded by lava-fields in Hveradalir valley.

The series closes with the autumn NOW Firetrail. The race starts from the picturesque location of Vífilsstaðir and heads towards the Búrfellsgjá ravine. The competition offer 2 distances to suit most runner.

VIKING SQUAD
By participating in any of the races of any Viking Tournament event this year, you will be eligible to become part of the Viking Squad.

ICELAND-VIKING
If you want to become an Iceland-Viking, you have to finish the 59km route in KIA Golden Circle Challenge, 28km course in NOW Eldslóðin Fire Trail, 26km course in Hengill Ultra Trail and then the 23km chip time category in Landsnet MTB. Participants can choose longer races in each event but must meet the minimum distances specified in order to obtain the moniker Iceland-Viking.

IRON-VIKING
To join the coveted Iron-Viking moniker, you must finish the 59km route in KIA Golden Circle Challenge, 28km course in NOW Fire Trail, 56km course in Hengill Ultra Trail and the 23km chip time category in Landsnet MTB.

See the competitions

19.05.2024

26K Sold Out

26K Sold Out
01.12.2023

Planning a Trip to Hengill Ultra?  

Planning a Trip to Hengill Ultra?  
01.12.2023

Registration for Hengill Ultra Starts Today

Registration for Hengill Ultra Starts Today
09.06.2023

The race is on! SHUTV is back and tag your tweets with #hengill23

The race is on! SHUTV is back and tag your tweets with #hengill23
Hengill Ultra  icon
7-8 June 2024

Hengill Ultra Trail is the largest trail run in Iceland with unique trails around the Hengill volcano area. Offering distances from 5K up to 106K the event attracts numerous participants and spectators to the small town of Hveragerði each year.

KIA Gullhringurinn icon
1-2 July 2023

The KIA Golden Circle challenge is one of the most fun cycling competition in Iceland. Held since 2012, it offers opportunities for fierce competition along with family and beginner friendly routes. Electric bikes are embraced!

NOW Eldslóðin icon
23 September 2023

The NOW Eldslóðin Firetrail is a fantastic competition to dip your toes into the world of trail running. Offering both 10K and 28K, the competition takes place around lake Vífilsstaðir and goes in towards the Búrfellsgjá ravine with fantastic views of the raw lava fields and mountains surrounding the city area.

Landsnet MTB icon
24 September 2023

Participants in The Landsnet MTB mountain bike off-road race will battle it out surrounded by lava-fields in Hveradalir valley. A fun filled and exciting competition where the adrenaline flows wild and free while enjoying the amazing scenery and loads of twists and turns to keep participants on their toes.

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Competition gear and memorabilia

Viking Tournament Shop

Soon we will offer carefully curated cycling related products along with our own brand merchandise and memorabilia to purchase on our site. This will include items from our partners, Salomon, 66° North, Specialized and more. You will also be able to purchase select items on the day of the race.

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