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The MoonWalk Iceland 2017

June 2017 |
Location: Lake Myvatan

Distance: Marathon (26 miles)

Grading: 4 ?

Registration opening: Summer 2016

Registration fee: From £255 (2017 TBC)

Minimum sponsorship: £500

The Stunning Moonwalk Iceland Marathon

Imagine the spectacular scenery, crater like landscapes, phenomenal steaming hot lava geysers, awe inspiring boiling mud pools. 

Amongst breathtaking scenery, you will be taking part in a Summer Solstice Marathon, as you Power Walk in the land of the midnight sun. Starting from midnight in this beautiful wilderness where the sun doesn't set, as you Walk past mirror like reflections of the surrounding lakeside and craggy mountains, with your fellow Walkers and new found friends (and a few birds and sheep for company).

Registration for MoonWalk Iceland 2017 will launch in the summer of 2016. The 2016 event sold out within 10 days, so register your interest now and be one of the very first to hear when we launch! See more info here

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I am so blessed that I was able to experience this journey with such lovely people. Thank you each and every one of you!- Genene

More about this magical trip...

A unique challenge in the land of the midnight sun! Imagine visiting the most powerful waterfall in Europe, climbing a volcano and trekking through lava fields, and of course visiting the famous Blue Lagoon. Not only that but this exciting adventure will take you on a magical journey to the stunning and remote area of Lake Myvatn in the North East of Iceland.

You will pass the steaming geysers to cross the Finish Line, your marathon ends with a soak in the soothing waters of a natural mineral spa, a great reward for your achievements! More info here

 If you are thinking... "ohhhh, do I really want to?" and you need a little more convincing, don't take our word for it, take our Walkers'

Is this challenge for me?

The MoonWalk Iceland celebrates its 7th year in 2017; it takes place at night... but will be light as it's during the summer solstice in the Northern Hemisphere. Walking in this spectacular wilderness is about self motivation, determination and drive, as your biggest supporter is the wildlife!

It is ideal for anybody that has taken on London or Scotland and now wants the next MoonWalk challenge. All our Walkers will need to be at least 18 years old on the day of the challenge and should aim for a sustained walking pace of 14-minute miles, with a maximum finishing time of 10 hours, and as always, it is open to girls and guys!

 

Thanks to you all, walkers and Walk the Walk staff for making my first Moonwalk such an amazing experience.- Sue

Tempted?

This is definitely a challenge not to be missed and is very popular with our Walkers!  

So, register your interest now!

We offer £asyPay instalments to help spread the cost, plus if you go all out with your fundraising, you could even Walk for free!