12th of August 2023

GRAVEL RACE IN ICELAND

Registration opens 1st of February 2023

Grefillinn

Say what?

Grefillinn is an old Icelandic word for a pickaxe, which signifies the gravel that the Icelandic glaciers and rather harsh Icelandic highland weather has chipped away and given us to ride on. Also „Hver grefillinn“ is a mild swear word, kind of like „What in the blooming hell“ which signifies possible exclamations from participants when tackling the course and experiencing the view.

The Race

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The race starts and finishes at Logaland, our info center.

The race takes you through Reykholtsdalur and Lundareykjadalur, two beautiful agricultural valleys filled with grass fields, salmon rivers and sheep. The climb out of Lundareykjadalur is called Uxahryggir, it is a approx. 15 km climb of 300 meters. Many waterfalls can be seen on this part. The Kaldidalur highland road is next. It can only be described as magnificent, set in a desolate post-glacial surroundings. The road is a bit rougher than up till now. The highest point of Kaldidalur is at approx. 700 meters and the view is great in all directions. The glacier Eiríksjökull can be seen from there as well as the former glacier Ok. The descent down to Húsafell takes you through contrasting nature, starting in the post glacial desert and ending in the low forest and clear rivers of Húsafell. From there you ride through some beautiful agricultural valleys of Hvítársíða. The great glacial river Hvítá runs down this valley and can be great inspiration for wild riding. Next up you will experience the diverse countryside of Borgarfjörður, with its climbs and bumpy roads. Right before you hit the asphalt on they way back you will go through Varmaland, home of greenhouses for cucumbers.

A ride you’ll remember for a long time!

Experience Nature from its Core

Krauma is a natural geothermal baths & spa at Deildartunguhver, Europe’s most powerful hot spring.

Grefillinn is brought to you by Krauma. There is no better way to end your gravel grinding than with a bath, beer and burger.

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No Road Needed

Not all roads are created equal. 

Some of them are pretty rough, in fact, which is where the Nuroad from Cube comes in. 

Blending cyclocross ruggedness with road bike alacrity, it’s the perfect tool for nudging the boundaries and exploring a bit further off the beaten track 

Grefillinn is sponsored by Cube and Tri.

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Registration

We will open up for registration on the 1st of February 2023 @ 11:00 GMT. Stay tuned on our social media channels.

Early Bird Offer

45 km Race

ISK15.500
(≈ EUR 100)
Early Bird offer ends on
28th of February 2023.
Regular price: ISK 20.500 (≈ EUR 132)

What Do You Get?

  • 45 km Gravel Grinding
  • Epic Scenery
  • Goddie Bag
  • Krauma Bath & Spa - Bookable Ticket
  • Burger and Beer at our Info Center - Voucher
  • Access to Pre-Race Event
  • Award Ceremony and Party
  • Campsite - Voucher*
Early Bird Offer

100 km Race

ISK20.500
(≈ EUR 132)
Early Bird offer ends on
28th of February 2023.
Regular price: ISK 25.500 (≈ EUR 165)

What Do You Get?

  • 100 km Gravel Grinding
  • Epic Scenery
  • Goddie Bag
  • Krauma Bath & Spa - Bookable Ticket
  • Burger & Beer at our Info Center - Voucher
  • Access to Pre-Race Event
  • Award Ceremony and Party
  • Campsite - Voucher*
Early Bird Offer

200 km Race

ISK22.500
(≈ EUR 145)
Early Bird offer ends on
28th of February.
Regular price: ISK 27.500 (≈ EUR 177)

What Do You Get?

  • 200 km Gravel Grinding
  • Epic Scenery
  • Goddie Bag
  • Krauma Bath & Spa - Bookable Ticket
  • Burger and Beer at our Info Center - Voucher
  • Access to Pre-Race Event
  • Award Ceremony and Party
  • Campsite - Voucher*

*Price is subject to change is case of typos.