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Experience the feeling at the 42nd Copenhagen Marathon

On Sunday, May 16th, 2021, the 42nd  edition of the Copenhagen Marathon will be taking place. Following an amazing and unforgettable anniversary edition with participation of the biggest number of entrants in race history, the city of Copenhagen is ready to welcome runners to be a part of the next decade of marathon history.

Whether you want to relive the fantastic atmosphere or take on the challenge for the first time, prepare to experience a cool city unfold at your feet and around every next corner.


Date May 16, 2021

Race start 9:30 AM CEST

Entry opening!

Extremely flat and spectator-friendly, the Copenhagen Marathon is a round course running through the very best of Copenhagen and Frederiksberg with start and finish at the harbour front of Islands Brygge.

Feel the presence of history running through the old part of Copenhagen past Nyhavn (New Harbour), The old Stock Exchange “Børsen” and the parliament building Christiansborg. Take in the sizzling atmosphere while being cheered on by the amazing crowd at Dronning Louises Bro, and enjoy the good vibes in the hip Vesterbro-district.

More than 100,000 spectators will make sure you get all the support you need to get to all the way across the finish line. All the struggles, emotions, unpredictable moments and personal overcomings awaiting you once you take the first step onto your journey, will expand your world and your mind.

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