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Press room

Latest news, April 26, 2021: Copenhagen Marathon 2021 has been cancelled 

Press releases

Press releases are issued through Ritzau and will be available in the press room

Press contact

All press inquiries should be directed to:

Dorte Vibjerg, CEO of Sparta
Mobile: +45 2262 2026
Email: [email protected]

Live streaming

Media are able to stream the event live through their own broadcasting channels.


Press and media have the opportunity to apply online for accreditation to the event. The online accreditation opens later.

Photos & video

Photos and video published by the organisers are subject to copyright ownership. They can however be used freely for non-commercial purposes and only with reference to the official Copenhagen Marathon event. Photos and video may not under any circumstances be used for marketing or commercial purposes unless specifically agreed upon in advance. For inqueries regarding use of photos and video, please email to [email protected]

Download photos here
View videos here

Information about the race

Please find below information and statistics about the Copenhagen Marathon:

Winners 2019

Women: Etalemahu Zeleke Habtewold , ETH – 2:29,29
Men: Jackson Kibet Limo, KEN – 2:09,54

Go to results archive

Race records

Women: Etalemahu Zeleke Habtewold , ETH – 2:29,29
Men: Jackson Kibet Limo, KEN – 2:09,54

Participant statistics

13,281 participated in the Copenhagen Marathon 2019, which was a record number.

Participant statistics 1980 – 2018

Numbers & facts about the Copenhagen Marathon

  • First race edition took place in 1980
  • Average participant age of 37 years
  • Largest age group 40-44 years
  • Participants from 99 countries
  • 34.32% international runners
  • 26.98% female runners
  • Most participants from Danmark, Sweden, UK, Germany, Norway, and France
  • Course certified by the Danish Athletics Federation and the IAAF/AIMS
  • Central course through inner Copenhagen and Frederiksberg