Race planner

Read the full Entrant Guide for all the most important information for Copenhagen Marathon entrants.

Go to the full Entrant Guide

Check your registration card

You will receive your registration card on e-mail approximately two weeks before race day. Bring your registration card when collecting your race packet. Get more info

Race packet pick-up

You must collect your race packet including bib number, race bag, Nike T-shirt, etc. at the Copenhagen Marathon Expo on May 13 – 14. Get more info

Download the app

Download or update the official Copenhagen Marathon app for all necessary information on the go – and tell your friends and family to follow you on live on the app. Get the app

The day before

Rest, drink a lot, and eat extra carbohydrates. Organize your race day outfit and maybe an old sweatshirt to keep you warm. Mount your race bib and pack your fluid belt, gels and other energy supplies in your race day bag.  Dont’ forget money, credit card and public transport ticket.

Getting to the start

Take public transport (Metro, S-train,  regional train or bus), bike or walk to the starting area. Be sure to plan your journey ahead at journeyplanner.dk and get more information here

Race bag drop-off

Have your race bag stored while out running. Baggage storage is open from 7:30 – 17:00. If you carry lots of baggage, visit luggagehero.com for storage options and get 4 hours of free storage. More info

Race start

Place yourself in the start section according to your expected finish time. Be realistic, so everybody gets a good race start. More info

Along the course

Along the course, there are lots of hydration stations, toilets, showers, etc. for your convenience. Explore the course features here
Enjoy the run, the entertainment, and the cheering!

At the finish line

Welcome at the finish and congratulations on your well-earned medal.

You are offered water and a variety of recovery supplies, such as a High5 energy bar, a bottle of Aqua d’Or water (made from 100% plastic-free, recycled material), an Erdinger alcohol-free beer, Pågen cinnamon rolls and much more.

Celebration photo

Don’t forget to have a free celebration photo taken after you cross the finish line.


Use the shower facilities in the finish area or take a dip in the harbour bath right next to the finish area. Remember to bring your own towel. Drink lots of fluid, and rest your legs for a few weeks. Well done!

Sparta wishes you a good race!