Athletes who meet the following qualifying standards are eligible to apply for an elite entry at the Copenhagen Half Marathon:
Men: 69 minutes : 30 seconds
Women: 79 minutes : 00 seconds
These further requirements must be fulfilled:
- Only a race, which is officially certified by the national athletics federation and/or AIMS, will be accepted for qualifying.
- Qualifying times must be documented.
Elite athletes will be classified into different groups according to their level. See price money breakdown and bonuses below.
Contact and elite application
Applications and queries regarding elite entries are sent to [email protected]
Prize money and bonuses
The complete Copenhagen Half Marathon prize money breakdown:
1st M/W 10,000 USD
2nd M/W 6,000 USD
3rd M/W 4,000 USD
4th M/W 3,000 USD
5th M/W 2,000 USD
6th M/W 1,500 USD
7th M/W 1,200 USD
8th M/W 1,000 USD
(Tax 15 %)
World record M/W 10,000 USD (Men: 58:01 – Women: 64:51)
Race record M/W 5,000 USD (M: 58:01 – W: 65:15)
Sub 60:00 for men 2,000 USD
Sub 68:00 for women 2,000 USD
(Tax 15 %)
Geoffrey Kamworor (KEN), 58:01 (2019)
Sifan Hassan (NED), 1:05,15 (2018)
Any athlete who is subsequently determined to have committed a doping offence at the time of the event or is suspended from competition due to an offence committed prior to the event resulting in his/her performance at the event being invalidated shall be liable to refund any and all sums from the race organisers relating to his/her performance at the event.