“Copenhagen Marathon” - this is undoubtedly the running sports event that every athlete dreams of participating in. The prestige of the race is due to the high level of its organization and the increase in the number of athletes who participate every year. The organizers of the competition have planned all the little things to make participation in this race the most comfortable for every athlete or just a spectator.
Information about the race
Running competition on marathon distance of 42.195 kilometers, which have been held every spring in the capital of Denmark for almost half a century. "Copenhagen Marathon" gathers a record number of participants (about 12,000 athletes) and more than 100,000 spectators every year. In 2020 and 2021, the 41st and 42nd Copenhagen marathons were canceled due to the coronavirus epidemic. But already in 2022, a new start took place, in which 11,295 athletes, thousands of spectators and hundreds of volunteers took part.
Marathon route is a well-paved route that passes by the historical part of the city, through the old streets of Copenhagen.
Therefore, participants marathon in Copenhagen can enjoy not only their favorite sport, but also the beauty of the surrounding architecture. Everyone will be able to see Nyhavn (New Harbor), the old stock exchange "Børsen" and the parliament building "Christiansborg", feel the spirit of history and immerse themselves in the unparalleled atmosphere of the sports festival. The start and finish are in the harbor in front of the island of Brygge.
"Copenhagen Marathon" route consists of one circle, where 12 hydration zones are provided. They are located every 3-4 kilometers. The route is well marked and has a certificate AIMS, and the marathon itself has the bronze status of the International Association of Athletics Federations (World Athletics Bronze Label Road Race). The time limit for overcoming the distance is 6 hours. The starting area is divided into starting blocks depending on the expected finish time. Athletes can choose a suitable starting block for them.