Start & Finish Area

The race commences at 9:30 am from Islands Brygge in the center of Copenhagen.

The start and finish area is located by the harbor front, just 15 minutes walk from the City Square and Copenhagen Central Station. The participants get an amazing start crossing the Langebro Bridge into the centre of Copenhagen and Frederiksberg.

Overview map

Find your way around the starting and finish area using the overview map below. Please notice that spectators are not allowed in the runner’s area marked by the red dotted line. Therefore, it will only be possible for spectators to watch the race along the course until the finish line and from the grandstands marked on the overview map.


Information desk

The Information desk located in the starting and finish area will be open from 7:30 am on race day. Our service team will be ready to assist you with any questions or problems you might have. Also they will be able to provide you with safety pins, shoelaces, patches or other supplies you might need.

Baggage storage

During the race you can have your baggage stored in the baggage tents in the starting and finish area. Baggage drop-off and pick-up storage will be possible from 7:30 am – 5:00 pm.

The baggage storage is attended, however, no guarantee for valuables is provided. Unclaimed baggage can be retained at Spartas office, Gunnar Nu Hansens Plads 11, from Monday 12:00 pm.

We recommend you drop off your baggage well in time – there will be rain ponchos available until race start.

Please use the official baggage bag handed out to you along with your race packet. Don’t forget to attach your baggage tag sticker with your bib number printed on it.

Get a free Telenor celebration photo

All runners can have a free Telenor celebration photo taken right after the finish line. The photo is sent directly to you by email or text message, provided you have entered your mobile number in your entrant profile.

Food and fluid at the start and finish

There is a water station located in the starting and finish area.

After crossing the finish line, you are offered a selection of food and beverages. Details will be announced.


There are several toilets in the starting and finish area. However, queues just before race start should be expected. There are also toilets at all hydration zones on the course.

Positioning at the start

Place yourself behind the starting line according to your expected finish time. There will be large signs with finish times printed on them along the entire start section to help you place yourself correctly.

You can also choose to follow one of the official pace teams, who will be wearing coloured balloons indicating their finish times.

Read more about the pace teams here

Finisher medal

All runners who finish the race within the official course time limit receive a medal after crossing the finish line.

Be aware that medals will be handed out all the way down along the finishing area in order to avoid queueing.

Medical team

Medical staff and doctors are present at the start and finish as well as on the course and at all hydration zones.

You may use the back of your bib number to inform about any medical conditions or health problems that the medical staff should be aware of in case of an emergency.

Showers and changing facilities

Gender divided showers and changing facilities are available in Sturlasgade.

Post-race massage

Sportseducation offers post-race massage to all runners. The massage is free, however waiting time should be expected.

Meeting points

Spectators are not allowed into the runner’s area marked by the red dotted line. There are three meeting points (A, B and C) at the exits from the finish area where you can reunite with your familiy and friends after the race. You may choose any of the meeting points.

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