“This IAAF Silver Label event is an absolute classic now”
Race records were shattered in both the men’s and women’s elite races. Europe’s fastest half marathon course saw record breaking numbers of foreign participants – 3600 of 22,000 ran the Copenhagen Half Marathon in the heart of Copenhagen and...
Second Fastest Time in the World in 2016
James Mwangi Wangari of Kenya clocked the second fastest time in the world this year at the Copenhagen Half Marathon, an IAAF Silver Label Road Race, on Sunday (18). Source: Bob Ramsak, IAAF.org In just his second race over the distance, the...
Course Records Smashed at the CPH Half
James Mwangi Wangari of Kenya is the winner of the 2nd CPH Half race edition with a personal best of 59:07 minutes at the same time crushing the course record of 59:14. The race goes down in history as the fastest half marathon in Scandinavia....
22,000 runners launches 2nd CPH Half race edition
The second edition of the Copenhagen Half Marathon, which is the only IAAF Silver Label race in the Nordics, has set off from Øster Allé and around 22,000 runners have crossed the starting line. During the past week, Øster Allé has been...
Karoki and Chesir Targeting Fast Times in Copenhagen
One year ago, Kenyan Bedan Karoki set the bar exceptionally high in the inaugural edition of the Copenhagen Half Marathon. The Kenyan clocked 59:14, a world-leading performance at the time that would hold up as the second fastest of 2015. Leading a...
IAAF Official: One of The World’s Great Races
IAAF International Road Race Technical Official, David Katz, is in Copenhagen to oversee one of his “favorite races in the world”, the CPH Half. With more than 40 years of experience, David Katz truly is an expert on technical aspects of...
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...