Here we have listed the most frequently asked questions regarding registration for and participation in the Copenhagen Half Marathon. Would you like to have any information added to the FAQ? Please send us an email at [email protected]
Frequently Asked Questions
How do I register for the Copenhagen Half Marathon?
Registrations are submitted online at cphhalf.com or via the CPH Half App. Entries open 1 December, 12:00 noon CET.
Late entries are, provided that spots are still available, also accepted at the CPH Half Expo Thursday – Saturday before the race.
What is included in the entry fee?
A Nike running T-shirt, a finisher medal and free live photos & videos.
Is there a limited number of spots available?
Yes, there is a limit of 25,000 participants.
I want to do the SuperHalfs series. How can I enroll?
CPH Half is part of SuperHalfs, an international running series, which includes Lisbon Half Marathon, Prague Half Marathon, Cardiff Half Marathon and Valencia Half Marathon. To become a “SuperRunner”, you must complete the 5 half marathons included in the SuperHalfs series within 36 months. Start your journey by creating a profile at www.superhalfs.com and claim your SuperHalfs passport id. Enter your passport id when signing up for each race events to receive personalized information about your participation and progress in the series. There will also be a limited number of full series entry passes and series charity places available at www.superhalfs.com.
UPDATE! The SuperHalfs series were supposed to be launched this year but due to the Covid-19 the launch has been postponed.
I’ve already signed up for CPH Half, but I didn’t get my SuperHalfs passport id until later. What do I do?
Log back into your CPH Half entrant profile and add your passport id (check your confirmation email for login details). Once you have done this, we know that you want to enroll in the SuperHalfs series.
Where and when does the Copenhagen Half Marathon commence?
The race commences on Øster Allé in Copenhagen on Sunday 19 September 2021 at 11:15 am. The finish line is also on Øster Allé.
How is race start procedure
The CPH Half starts in a rolling start. The first to cross the starting line will be the elite, followed by the mass participation field. The entire start will take up to 40 minutes.
All entrants will be assigned to a particular start group according to their expected finish time, which the participant has entered in the online registration form. It is possible to modify one’s expected finish time in the online entrant profile until approximately three weeks before race day.
Can everyone participate?
Every person who is in good health and able to complete the distance without assistance from others can participate. Please click here for further participant terms and conditions.
How can I obtain en elite entry?
The elite field is further seeded into sub levels. To be eligible for an elite entry, you must meet certain qualifying requirements. Learn more her
What personal entry information is required?
When registering for the race, you must fill in your name, email, date of birth, gender, postal code, nationality, and expected finish time.
You have the option of entering your mobile number, which we recommend, as your phone number will only be used to send you a registration card notification, your result, and important messages in case of unexpected or critical indicidents.
Where do I choose my T-shirt size?
You are asked to choose your T-shirt size when during your registration for the Copenhagen Half Marathon. T-shirts are to be collected along with your race package at the Copenhagen Half Marathon Expo
Can I register more than one person at the same time?
Yes, you have the option of registrering more than one person. You must enter the following data for each additional person you register: name, email, date of birth, gender, postal code, nationality, and expected finish time.
Can we submit a group or company entry?
Groups, companies or other groups interested in registering and/or making a collective payment, please contact customer service for help to register.
How can I pay?
Payment methods include debit card, Visa debit, VISA, Euro Mastercard, VISA Electron, Diners Club, MobilePay Online, and Maestro (keep in mind that additional fees may apply).
Companies / groups who have created a group / company account have the option of paying by invoice (VAT identification number is required).
Can I cancel my registration?
No. Once registration is submitted it is legally binding, and refunds cannot be granted. According to Danish law, running events fall under the category of recreational and leisure activities and the organisers are therefore, according to the Danish Customer Contracts Act concerning e-commerce, not obliged to offer refunds.
However, you have the option of transferring your entry to a different person. Please note, that the unauthorized use of a bib number is not allowed and may lead to disqualification.
Do I receive an entry confirmation?
Once your registration has been processed, an e-mail confirmation will be sent to the e-mail address entered in your entrant profile. If you do not receive this info mail, please check your spam mail or contact customer service. You will also receive a welcome mail with further entrant information.
How can I change my participant data after I have registered?
It is important that the personal data in your entrant profile is up to date at all times. In case your personal data should change, please be sure to update your entrant profile by signing in with the username and password issued to you by email.
Can I have my name and country flag printed on my bib number?
If you register no later than Sunday, August 29, you automatically have your name and nationality printed on your bib number.
I am prevented from participating and wish to transfer my start number to a different person. How do I do that?
If you are prevented from participating, you may transfer your entry to a different person against a fee of DKK 50,-.
You can find more information about how to transfer your entry here. The name which is printed on the bib number cannot be modified after the cut-off (see above).
I took over an entry from another runner. Can I have my name and nationality on the bib?
Yes. If you sign up no later than Sunday, August 23, you will automatically have your name and nationality flag printed on your bib. If you sign up later than this, you will get a blank race bib.
Is it okay to partipate in a wheelchair or with a babyjogger?
Blind or otherwise physically impaired persons are allowed entry provided they show due consideration to fellow runners. Special equipment, such as handchairs, wheelchairs and babyjoggers, are allowed only by previous agreement with the organisers.
How do I collect my bib number?
You must collect your bib number along with your race packet at the Copenhagen Half Marathon Expo in Sparta Hallen, Gunnar Nu Hansens Plads 11, DK-2100 Copenhagen, Thursday thru Saturday. To collect your race packet, you must present your registration car, which is emailed to you before the race. Although we strongly recommend collecting your race number at the Expo, it will be possible to collect on race day. Race day pick up will take place at the Copenhagen Half Marathon Expo venue and will be entirely at your own risk. The organisers take no responsibility in case of delays or any other circumstances that might prevent the participant to be at the race start in due time, whatever the reason may be.
How do I collect my participant T-shirt?
Your Nike runing T-shirt is to be collected at the Copenhagen Half Marathon Expoen along with your race packet.
Who are the organizers of the Copenhagen Half Marathon?
The Copenhagen Half Marathon is powered by Nordea-fonden and organized by Sparta Athletics & Running and the Danish Athletics Federation in partnership with Sport Event Denmark, the City of Copenhagen, the City of Frederiksberg and Wonderful Copenhagen.
How can I contact the organizers?
The Copenhagen Half Marathon customer service team is available Monday – Thursday 10 AM – 5 PM and Friday 10 AM – 3 PM:
Phone: +45 35 26 69 00
Gunnar Nu Hansens Plads 11
Remember to have your order number ready at all requests, so they can identify your order in the systems.