42.195 kilometres of sightseeing and sizzling atmosphere in the heart of Copenhagen.

The Danish Capital city is something quite special, when it comes to the city marathon.

Running the Copenhagen Marathon will take you through the heart of Copenhagen and pass all the beautiful city districts of Østerbro, Nørrebro, Frederiksberg and Vesterbro. The race both starts and finishes at Islands Brygge where you have a magnificent view of the city harbour.

The course is extremely flat and spectator-friendly featuring lots of famous attractions and beautiful sites in the central parts of Copenhagen. This means that you do not only get to run on a beautiful course, you also get the very best crowd support from start to finish.


Join the journey through time and through Copenhagen

For the 43rd time, the marathon course will take you pass numerous iconic places in Copenhagen, from world-famous Nyhavn, King Christian 4th's Round Tower, the breathtaking city lakes, the historic Citadel, green Fælledparken, the royal residence Amalienborg, the Old Stock Exchange, and much more.

Prepare yourself for a time travel and a spectacular sightseeing tour around the capital city of Denmark.


A massive entertainment programme and enthusiastic crowds will encourage you from start to finish.

The Copenhagen Marathon is renowned for its massive entertainment programme. Boasting 40 entertainment spots, you will experience a boost of energy and motivation along the entire course, which will keep you going until the finish line.

Numerous power zones, DJs spots, cheer leaders, samba dancers, drum and live bands and much more will come together to create an unforgettable festive vibe throughout the city.

Most importantly, you are sure to have the very best and most enthusiastic spectators by your side.