Birkir Már, Manager, running guide Running has been a way of life for Birkir since childhood. Enjoying the ride is a priority to him. Which is why running in scenic pearls of nature is by far his favorite type of running Before discovering trail running, Birkir used to race regularly in road races. Even though competing is not his focus, Birkir still likes to participate in various running events, mostly ultras. He has done the Vibram Hong Kong 100, Laugavegur Ultra (55 km) and Hengill Ultra (50 miles) with good results.  Probably the country´s only male who has more shoes than his wife, Birkir is slightly obsessed with running shoes. He is a physical therapist and holds lectures on running shoes, running form and injury prevention. He is happy to discuss these and give advice if asked. Birkir loves to meet new people, travel, try different kinds of food and spend time with family and friends.  In addition to Icelandic, he speaks excellent English and Swedish.

Birkir Már, Manager, running guide

Running has been a way of life for Birkir since childhood. Enjoying the ride is a priority to him. Which is why running in scenic pearls of nature is by far his favorite type of running

Before discovering trail running, Birkir used to race regularly in road races. Even though competing is not his focus, Birkir still likes to participate in various running events, mostly ultras. He has done the Vibram Hong Kong 100, Laugavegur Ultra (55 km) and Hengill Ultra (50 miles) with good results. 

Probably the country´s only male who has more shoes than his wife, Birkir is slightly obsessed with running shoes. He is a physical therapist and holds lectures on running shoes, running form and injury prevention. He is happy to discuss these and give advice if asked.

Birkir loves to meet new people, travel, try different kinds of food and spend time with family and friends.  In addition to Icelandic, he speaks excellent English and Swedish.

Inga Dagmar, running guide Inga Dagmar is a physiotherapist, biologist and a guide. Her passions in life are outdoor and physical activities. Inga has been a member of the Icelandic Rescue Team since 1991 and works with geoformating information systems and mapping hydrology and avalanches along with guiding. She love´s running, biking, hiking, skiing and kayaking.

Inga Dagmar, running guide

Inga Dagmar is a physiotherapist, biologist and a guide. Her passions in life are outdoor and physical activities. Inga has been a member of the Icelandic Rescue Team since 1991 and works with geoformating information systems and mapping hydrology and avalanches along with guiding. She love´s running, biking, hiking, skiing and kayaking.

Gunnur Róbertsdóttir, running guide Gunnur is a practising physical therapist born in 1974 and a mother of three. She loves running in the nature, especially in the highlands. Her motto is: "it is never bad weather only bad clothing". When recovering from running sessions Gunnur goes swimming in one of Iceland’s great swimming pool or cools off in the cold rivers. Gunnurs favourite drink is clean water from the streams accompanied with honey and chocolate. Gunnur has been teaching first aid for the Icelandic Red Cross. Gunnur speaks Icelandic, English, Danish and Swedish and enjoys getting to know new people from around the globe.

Gunnur Róbertsdóttir, running guide

Gunnur is a practising physical therapist born in 1974 and a mother of three. She loves running in the nature, especially in the highlands. Her motto is: "it is never bad weather only bad clothing". When recovering from running sessions Gunnur goes swimming in one of Iceland’s great swimming pool or cools off in the cold rivers. Gunnurs favourite drink is clean water from the streams accompanied with honey and chocolate. Gunnur has been teaching first aid for the Icelandic Red Cross. Gunnur speaks Icelandic, English, Danish and Swedish and enjoys getting to know new people from around the globe.

Elísabet Margeirsdóttir, General Manager, running guide Elisabet has been a passionate runner for over ten years and ran her first marathon in 2005.  Since 2009 she has competed in many ultra trail races like Laugavegur Ultra in Iceland, Ultra Trail Mt. Fuji in Japan, Ultra Trail du Mt. Blanc (UTMB, TDS and CCC), Lavaredo Ultra Trail and Transgrancanaria.  She was the first Icelandic person to finish the gruelling Tor des Géants in Italy, a one stage 340km mountain endurance race. Elisabet holds a masters degree in nutrition and is addicted to exploring new trails and enjoys the post run bliss with a trip to the local pool, beer and delicious food.

Elísabet Margeirsdóttir, General Manager, running guide

Elisabet has been a passionate runner for over ten years and ran her first marathon in 2005.  Since 2009 she has competed in many ultra trail races like Laugavegur Ultra in Iceland, Ultra Trail Mt. Fuji in Japan, Ultra Trail du Mt. Blanc (UTMB, TDS and CCC), Lavaredo Ultra Trail and Transgrancanaria.  She was the first Icelandic person to finish the gruelling Tor des Géants in Italy, a one stage 340km mountain endurance race.

Elisabet holds a masters degree in nutrition and is addicted to exploring new trails and enjoys the post run bliss with a trip to the local pool, beer and delicious food.

Birgir Sævarsson, running guide Birgir fell in love with trail running after 14 years of road racing. He focused on the marathon distance and has four 2:35ish marathons under his belt.  Birgir is very dedicated and passioned runner.  He thrives on challenges and moved to ultra distance mountain runs in 2013.

Birgir Sævarsson, running guide

Birgir fell in love with trail running after 14 years of road racing. He focused on the marathon distance and has four 2:35ish marathons under his belt.  Birgir is very dedicated and passioned runner.  He thrives on challenges and moved to ultra distance mountain runs in 2013.

Guðmundur Guðnason, running guide Guðmundur is a runner with years of experience on roads and on the trails. Multiple marathons and several ultra distance competitions. While not out running you might see him biking, possibly practicing for a triathlon or a bike race. Trail running in the Icelandic nature is his favorite.

Guðmundur Guðnason, running guide

Guðmundur is a runner with years of experience on roads and on the trails. Multiple marathons and several ultra distance competitions.
While not out running you might see him biking, possibly practicing for a triathlon or a bike race. Trail running in the Icelandic nature is his favorite.

Halldóra Gyða Matthíasdóttir Proppé, running guide Halldóra has been running on a regular basis from 2011. That year she ran her first marathon in Copenhagen and the trail run "Laugavegur ultra marathon" and "Jökulsárhlaupið".   She has also finished several other trail runs: Trail Sierra de Las Nieves in Spain, Mt. Esja Ultra, CCC in Ultra Trail du Mont Blanc and Lavaredo Ultra Trail in Italy.  Halldora has finished marathon five times: In Reykjavík (twice), Sevilla, Paris and Copenhagen. Halldóra added triathlon to her training program in 2012 and has done Ironman four times in four years: In Cozumel Mexico, Frankfurt Germany, Kalmar Sweden and Florida in USA. She was in the first group to be an Icelandic "Landvættur"  in 2013, have to finish (Fossavatnsgangan, Bláalónsþrautin, Urriðavatnssundið and Jökulsárhlaupið). That same year she biked St. James Path (El Camino de Santiago) from French (St. Jean Pied de Port) to Spain (Santiago de Compostela).  In 2016 she finished "En Svensk Klassiker" in Sweden (Vasaloppet, Våtternrundan, Vansbrosimningen and Lidingöloppet).

Halldóra Gyða Matthíasdóttir Proppé, running guide

Halldóra has been running on a regular basis from 2011. That year she ran her first marathon in Copenhagen and the trail run "Laugavegur ultra marathon" and "Jökulsárhlaupið".   She has also finished several other trail runs: Trail Sierra de Las Nieves in Spain, Mt. Esja Ultra, CCC in Ultra Trail du Mont Blanc and Lavaredo Ultra Trail in Italy.  Halldora has finished marathon five times: In Reykjavík (twice), Sevilla, Paris and Copenhagen.

Halldóra added triathlon to her training program in 2012 and has done Ironman four times in four years: In Cozumel Mexico, Frankfurt Germany, Kalmar Sweden and Florida in USA. She was in the first group to be an Icelandic "Landvættur"  in 2013, have to finish (Fossavatnsgangan, Bláalónsþrautin, Urriðavatnssundið and Jökulsárhlaupið). That same year she biked St. James Path (El Camino de Santiago) from French (St. Jean Pied de Port) to Spain (Santiago de Compostela).  In 2016 she finished "En Svensk Klassiker" in Sweden (Vasaloppet, Våtternrundan, Vansbrosimningen and Lidingöloppet).