Starting and finishing area
The CPH Half commences and finishes on Øster Allé, Østerbro, DK-2100 Copenhagen.
Participants will be assigned to start groups according to their anticipated finish time as entered in the entry form. Start groups are clearly signposted in the starting section and must be respected. There will be one joint start, and it will take which will take up to 40 minutes for all runners to start.
All entrant facilities will be located in a designated Runner’s Area. Friends, family and runners can reunite and celebrate in the CPH Half Village.
An overview map will be available later on.
Starting and finish area guide
The main information desk and bib number pick up is located in Sparta Hallen at the CPH Half Expo and opens at 9:00 am on race day. An info desk will also be located in the starting and finish area, however, bib numbers will not be handed out here. The CPH Half Expo venue (Sparta Hallen) is a 300 metres walk away from the starting and finish area.
Food and fluid
Water and High5 energy drink will be available to runners in the starting and finish area, and a selection of snacks will be offered to all runners in the finish section.
Positioning at the start
All entrants will be assigned to a start group based on expected finishing times (as entered in the registration formula). There will be clear start group signage in the start section, and it is important that you place yourself in your assigned start group. Official pace teams will be lining up throughout the start section.
Toilets are available in Runner’s Area and along the start section. Queues should be expected just before race start. For your convenience, there will be toilets at all hydration stations; the first station is located after 4.2 km.
Baggage drop off
Please see here
Shower and changing facilities
Separate changing facilities for men and women are available in Runner’a Area. Shower facilities are available in Idrætshuset, Gunnar Nu Hansens Plads 7 – a 5 minutes walk from the starting and finish area.
At the finish line
Once you have crossed the finish line, it is important that you continue to move down along the finish section. This is particularly important in the time span during which the largest groups are making their way towards the finish, since runners from behind may not otherwise be able to cross the finish line.
All finishers within the course time limit receive a finisher medal upon crossing the finish line. Be aware that, in case of queuing at the finish line, the medal hand out will be moved further down the finish section. You can have your medal engraved in Runner’s Area.
Have your personal finisher photo taken for free in Runner’s Area. Your finisher photo will be featured on your finisher certificate, which you can print from your results profile on cphhalf.com. You will receive the photo per email and text message (if entered), and you can download and share it via the result list in the CPH Half App as well.
CPH Half Village
Runners and spectators can reunite, follow the race and celebrate in the CPH Half Village, where you will find a food market, big screen, kids activities and more.
Medical staff is present at the start and finish as well as on the course. In case of pain, illness or physical discomfort during the race, notify medical staff or race marshalls. If you have any medical or health conditions, you can enter this on the back of your bib number.
Sportseducation offers free massage in Runners’ Area. The massage service is available to all runners, however, queues must be expected.