African women can challenge the fastest men
The elite women’s field is nearing the level of the men’s. A total of nine out the competing women completed the 21.0975 kilometres in under 1:10.  This means that with very few exceptions, all of the 10,000 male runners will have to...
Elite Race: High Expectations Ahead of Sunday
Conditions are ideal, when last year’s winner of CPH Half, Bedan Karoki Muchiri (KEN), on Sunday 18 September will be defending his title, hoping for a fast race. Photo: To the right, Bedan Karoki Muchiri, men’s favorite and title...
Participants from 104 different nationalities
You are gonna need more than a few different country flags to cheer on all the CPH Half participants this Sunday. 3,602 runners from 105 different countries have registered for the CPH Half. Friday morning, participants from no less than 104...
Strongest Elite Field Ever
This year’s CPH Half elite field is the strongest line up on Danish soil ever. Led by last year’s winner, Bedan Karoki Muchiri, a Kenyan trio will be coming to Copenhagen to target the world record. The elite field is categorised into an...
CPH Half: The course officially certified by AIMS and IAAF
The CPH Half-course has now been internationally approved by the International Association of Athletic Federations (IAAF) and the Association of International Marathons and Distance Races (AIMS). The measurement is carried out on bike with certified...
A whacky warm up: Kevin does a double dribble Half Marathon-dash ahead of full distance-attempt
It will be a rare sight, when the 44-year-old Brit Kevin Howarth gets ready at the start line of CPH Half 2016: He will be carrying not one but two basketballs which he attempts to dribble from start to finish of the 21,0975 km through the streets...
Pulsating Power Zones add X Factor to CPH Half
A wide range of colourful music and festival events covering the entire 21,0975 km course make for a magnificent afternoon of party vibes for both runners and spectators. Six pulsating power zones and more than 20 vibrant entertainment spots...
Kenyan Trio to Chase World Record
2015 winner Bedan Karoki part of Kenyan trio to chase new world record at the Copenhagen Half Marathon on Sunday 18th September. For the last two years, the streets of Copenhagen have paved the way for world class half marathon times. No doubt this...
The American Ambassador in Denmark talks on Danish Sports and Culture
By Eline Andersen, Sport Event Denmark On a colorful afternoon in the epic settings of the Danish fall the American Ambassador, Rufus Gifford, in Denmark shared his thoughts on sports in Denmark. The ambassador runs on a regular basis in the woods...
CPH Half Road Closures: How to get around on race day
When Copenhagen and Frederiksberg stage the Copenhagen Half Marathon on Sunday 18 September, parts of the capital will be closed to traffic. It will be nothing less than a true showcase, when more than 22,000 runners along with a strong elite...