4. May 2024 at 14.00

CPH Mini Marathon

CPH Mini Marathon

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Practical information
  • Date & time

    4. May 2024 at 14.00

  • Distance

    Choose between 1 km and 2 km

  • Price

    Fra 100 DKK

  • Location

    Øster Allé, København Ø

CPH Mini Marathon: A small race for great runners

Did you think that marathons are only for adults? Well, think again. At the CPH Mini Marathon on Saturday, May 4th, the entire family can participate – both young and old.

CPH Mini Marathon is a small version of the adult marathon that takes place on Sunday. The participants start from the same starting line and under the same arch as the adult runners do at the Copenhagen Marathon.

And when you cross the finish line, you’ll be presented with a awesome mini version of the medal that participants in the Copenhagen Marathon also receive.

The Race

For the CPH Mini Marathon, you can choose between two distances, namely 1 or 2 kilometers. Both routes lead into Fælledparken, where you run on wide gravel paths without traffic.

On each distance, you can choose to run alone or with an adult. Therefore, there are two starts for each distance, namely a children’s race and a family race.

The children’s race is for slightly older children (6-15 years) who want to complete the distance on their own, while the family race is for children accompanied by adults – regardless of age.

Note: It is necessary for everyone participating to be registered with a race number – both children and adults.

What’s included

  • Bib number
  • Race timing
  • Digital diploma
  • An awesome medal
  • Refreshments in the start and finish area
  • Fun entertainment and games for the children during the event

We meet at the start line 10 minutes before each start, where we get ready and do a little warm up with our mascot Sprinter. If you are registered for one of the family races, adults are welcome to join if they are signed up for the race.

The children’s races, on the other hand, are for children, but the adults are welcome to cheer along the route and at the finish line.

12.30 PM: Start number distribution opens in the start area
1:20 PM: The band HipSomHap (see below) performs on the main stage at Runners Area
1:53 PM: Warm up by Speaker & Sprinter at the starting line
2:00 PM: Start 1 km Kids Race
2:23 PM: Warm up by Speaker & Sprinter at the starting line
2:30 PM: Start 1 km Family Race

2:40 PM: The band HipSomHap performs on the main stage at Runners Area
2:53 PM: Warm up by Speaker & Sprinter at the starting line
3:00 PM: Start 2 km Kids Race
3:23 PM: Warm up by Speaker & Sprinter at the starting line
3:30 PM: Start 2 km Family Race
3:50 – 4:10 PM: The band HipSomHap performs on the main stage at Runners Area

The start
The runners will start from Øster Allé. See location here.

There are toilets at the Expo and at the Adventure kiosk on Øster Allé.

Who are HipSomHap?
HipSomHap consists of Anna FriedEgg and Johnny Don’tCare, who always deliver the sweatiest show packed with cool rhymes, sick beats, and loads of hip-hop attitude at a child-friendly level. The music is especially geared towards children aged 6-12, but the youngest ones can also join in, so come and sing along to all their hits in the Runners Area.

Explore the course

For the CPH Mini Marathon, you start and finish at the same location as the adult marathon – and enjoy a lovely route around Fælledparken.

What the kids say

Children love to run in the CPH Mini Marathon. And it’s not just something we came up with. See here what the children themselves say.

After the CPH Mini Marathon

After the race, all small and large runners get a cool medal, a bottle of water and refreshments.

If you want to visit the Copenhagen Marathon Expo at in Sparta Hallen and shop for running clothes and running gear, you are welcome from 10 am – 19 pm.

Read more about the Expo here

When the race is over, there are many wonderful playgrounds in Fælledparken, where you can have fun for the rest of the day.

Get the details sorted

If you have any further questions, please contact [email protected].

  • You can find the entry list to CPH Mini Marathon via the link.

  • The course starts at the Copenhagen Marathon start portal at Øster Allé and afterwards the course takes you around in Fælledparken.

  • Please collect your race bib on the day of the event. The bib pick up is located in the start and finish area and starts at 12:30 AM.

    The bib must be placed on your clothes while running.

    Your race bib includes a timing chip, please make sure not to bend your bib to ensure correct reading of your time.

Sparta Athletics & Running

With the Sparta Athletics & Running (Sparta Atletik & Løb) app you are able to:

  • See Sparta’s event calendar
  • Sign up to Sparta’s events
  • Find live results and entry lists
  • Use the pace calculator
  • Find pictures from Sparta’s events
  • Log in to your Sparta member’s profile