We raised $315,000 for charity!

We raised US $ 315,000 for charity through the marathon. We had an event where we presented the monies collected for charity through the marathon to representatives of the charities. I was honored to have the opportunity to present the check for $3800 US to the Diabetic Research Foundation of Iceland and talk about my…

Official Marathon Result

I was eager to see my name in the official published list of marathon finishers the day after the marathon only to find “Hlaupari 2TM9EPY” next to my time. The marathon organizers did not get my name in the list :( I had to wait until last Thursday (8/24) to get my name in the…

Marathon Day

It is 5:48 am on Marathon day. I am feeling very excited and eager to start the race… It has been a crazy 6 months. I would have never believed myself that I was going to run a marathon in Iceland. I was at my mother-in-laws place last night and she had cooked Noodles, it…

2 days before the marathon

Well the big day is getting pretty close. As I mentioned in my previous post, I have been using Garmin to monitor my heart rate and my running statistics, since May 18, 2006 I have1. Ran a total of 452 kilometers2. Ran a total time of 47 hrs 50 minutes 01 seconds3. Burned 59538 calories!4.…