Press Zone & Media

Welcome to the Iceland Volcano Marathon Media Hub, your resource for accredited media.


You can access images, videos, logos, the latest brochure and our current press guide for Iceland Volcano Marathon and all events organized by Albatros Adventure Marathons.

Please credit all photos and videos with the name: Albatros Adventure Marathons.

Materials can only be used for editorial purposes, unless permission has been granted by Albatros Adventure Marathons for other use. 
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For specific questions related to Iceland Volcano or our other events, please contact us at:

Tel: +45 36 98 98 38


If you are a member of the press and would like to request press accreditation, please send your request to:

Steen Albrechtsen, Press Manager


History of Albatros Adventure Marathons, Organizers of Iceland Volcano Marathon

It all began with in 1998 with a crazy idea to run a marathon on the Great Wall of China. In 1999, this idea became a reality with the running of the first Great Wall Marathon. The initial success of this "adventure marathon" concept led to the creation of a new organizing authority, Albatros Adventure Marathons, which set out to unite international runners through challenges hosted in locations of exceptional natural beauty and historical significance.

Today, Iceland Volcano Marathon is just one in a series of annual and internationally-recognized, running travel events that Albatros Adventure Marathons organizes around the world. 

Read the full story here.

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