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Sep 16

The Copenhagen Half Marathon Event 2018

September 16, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm CEST

Half Marathon Events in Copenhagen - Race Connections

Copenhagen Half Marathon

We expect 25,000 runners to be ready in the starting area at Øster Allé in September for this IAAF Gold Label race that has quickly become world-wide renowned for a super fast course through central Copenhagen. This year, once again the race will attract a strong elite – nationally and internationally – to set world-leading times.

Covering most areas of Inner Copenhagen and Frederiksberg, the course will showcase the very best of the Danish capital. The course is extremely fast, highly spectator-friendly and featuring many of the city’s highlights. Along the course the participants pass more than 20 power zones and entertainment venues for both runners and spectators.

Not alone is the course a sightseeing tour around Copenhagen, it also entails ideal conditions for running extremely fast. Broad roads with asphalt surface, soft curves and long straight streches ensure that both recreational runners and pro athletes are in for a first-rate race experience.


Aid Stations
All hydration zones are placed on both sides of the street offering cups of water and High5 energy drink.

Award Medals
All finishers within the course time limit receive a finisher medal upon crossing the finish line.

Equipment Storage
During the race, you can have your baggage stored in the baggage tents in Runners’ area.

Maximum Time
The race course time limit is 3 hours net.

Very limited parking options, as the race site and course is located in central Copenhagen.

Provided Photo Service
All participants get free photos and video captured at three on-course live zones. All footage is available in real-time on web and in the app. Furthermore, participants can have a celebration photo taken for free in the finish area.


Race Kit Includes
Bib number and a Nike running T-shirt.

Race timing service is provided by Ultimate Sport Service by means of a timing chip incorporated in a one-time bib-number.

Transport options to the starting and finish area: bike, walking, S-train (tube / U-bahn).

With some of the world’s best half marathon times set at the CPH Half, the course has proven itself extremely fast. At the same time, it is highly spectator-friendly featuring many of the city’s highlights. The King’s New Square, Frederiksberg Allé, the city lakes and Nørrebro as well as the Marble Church, The Old Stock Exchange and The Parliament Christiansborg are just some of best highlights and attractions which runners will be taking in during the 21.0975 kilometres.

The Copenhagen Half Marathon course will commences and finishes on Øster Allé in the midst of the beautiful city park, Fælledparken, in Copenhagen. Covering many different areas of Copenhagen and Frederiksberg, the course will take in the very best of the Danish capital – from Østerbro, Nørrebro and Vesterbro to Frederiksberg and Inner City.

Copenhagen Half Marathon Ticket prices: €64.00


September 16, 2018
11:00 am - 5:00 pm CEST
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Øster Allé,
Øster Allé, København Ø, Copenhagen 2100 Denmark + Google Map


Danish Athletic Federation & Sparta Athletics & Running
+45 35 26 69 00
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