The Fire + Ice Ultra challenges you with everything Iceland has to offer. A unique and stunning environment, with amazing, undulating and very challenging lava fields, deserts of volcanic ash, moonscapes, glaciers, steam and bubbling mud pools, trails and open moorland, and of course a little bit up and a little bit down.
  • Base Camp in the Icelandic Highlands

    At the foot of the volcano, close to the recent Bárðarbunga volcanic eruptions

  • Crossing fields & dunes of black volcanic ash

    Cross the pristine volcanic ash fields, only Fire + Ice Ultra has permission to venture here

  • Passing through the Hidden Valley

    Scramble through the hidden valley as you head towards the arctic circle

  • Glacial river crossings in the lava fields

    2 river crossings leading you towards the most powerful waterfall in Europe

  • Spectacular and varied Icelandic terrain

    A varied terrain of moon scapes to grassy meadows, the course has everything

  • Stopping for some Fun in the Steam & Mud

    Stopping to play at the Bubbling mud pools and Steam outlets. A fascinating area of Iceland

  • Competitors in the the lava field

    Competitors in pushing hard as they cross the dramatic and varied terrain of the Lava field

  • Northern lights possible during the Fire + Ice Ultra

    After settling into tents at camp 4, Northern lights appear over the hut & lava field

  • All-Iceland's . . private Fire + Ice Jet

    All-Iceland, our travel partner making sure everyone can get to Race HQ on time.

  • Relax in the hot springs soothing those muscles

    Soothing in the naturally heated 42 degree hot baths during the event

  • When you have finished the Fire + Ice Ultra

    Proud competitors and new friends, enjoying completing the Fire + Ice Ultra

  • Join competitors from many nations in Iceland

    We usually have 25 to 30 Nations represented at the ... Fire + Ice Ultra.


Fire + Ice Ultra

Toughest Multi-Terrain race in the world

  • •250km of Icelandic wilderness
  • •6-days self-reliant
  • •Run, walk, crawl your way to the finish

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Competitors Comments

  • Tougher than Marathon des Sables

    Mohamad Ahansel

    5 times Marathon des Sables Winner

  • Fantastic, like a dream come true, I am so happy

    Carla Marson Moro

    Italian competitor at the final finish line 2016

  • What a spectacular place! Just breath taking, and so much fun, with fantastic support from the Fire + Ice team

    Hayley Brown

    First Time Ultra Runner