WORLD MARATHON TOUR: ICELAND

2013 REYKJAVIK MARATHON, ICELAND: 4:20:26 (2013-08-24)

Photos:
https://www.facebook.com/pg/Biking-Viking-730374053784599/photos/?tab=album&album_id=736433153178689

Race report:
http://bikingviking.net/listing/reykjavik-marathon-iceland-2013-08-24/


ICELAND

Capital: Reykjavik

Population: 320,000

Currency: Icelandic króna (ISK)

Famous people from Iceland:

Björk (singer), Leifur Eiriksson (explorer, discovered Vinland/America), Bobby Fischer (chess)

Fun facts about Iceland:

Iceland is the most sparsely populated country in Europe.

Life expectancy is 81.3 years for women and 76.4 for men– one of the highest in the world.

Many Icelanders believe in elves. Certain roads have been re-routed to avoid disturbing areas where elves are thought to live.

Icelanders value literacy and hold the world record for number of books per capita.

In 1980, Icelanders elected Vigdis Finnbogadottir as the world’s first female head of state.

Logistic:

http://www.tripadvisor.com/Tourism-g189970-Reykjavik_Capital_Region-Vacations.html