Átjan Wild Islands

The world's first trail running, adventure & music festival in the Faroe Islands

Welcome to Átjan Wild Islands

Lying volatile in the North Atlantic Ocean, 100km South East of Iceland, a puzzle of 18 islands forms knife edge ridges, rolling green hills scattered with grass-roof huts, and dramatic waterfalls that plunge off the jagged coastline. Welcome to Átjan Wild Islands.


Trail races and music collide in the Faroe Islands for a festival like no other on Earth

Átjan Wild Islands is a five day adventure festival in the Faroe Islands combining competitive mountain running events from 10km trail to ultra-marathons, adventure activities, and unique after parties.

Your ticket includes five days of magic, culture and adventure where trail running and music collide to give you a festival like no other. Experience, one of the four mountain running events, and a full programme of adventure activities, parties, live music, talks and films.

Your ticket includes:

1 x Trail Race Entry

Parties & Socials

Átjan Wild Islands Concierge

Adventure Film Screening

Hot Tub by the Sea

Finish Line Meal

Talks & Workshops

Beautiful Hand Crafted Medal

& many more surprises

Átjan Wild Islands is in the capital and largest town of the Faroe Islands, Tórshavn. The mountain races take place outside of Tórshavn and details will be announced in Spring 2021.

Átjan Wild Islands starts on Wednesday 1st September 2021, and runs until late at night on Sunday 5th September 2021.

The races taking place on Saturday 4th September.

We're proud to have created a magical full festival experience, which includes five days of adventure. For that reason, only full festival tickets are available to purchase, and you cannot buy the race separately. 

As per our T&Cs at the time of your booking, we are not able to offer a refund if you can’t make it to the festival. If you are injured, please consider coming anyway. There is plenty to do outside of the races to enjoy the festival.


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