The 7th edition of the CPH Half was held on Sunday, September 19th starting and finishing in the center of Copenhagen. 20,000 participants were lined up behind the starting line to once again run and race together in the streets of Copenhagen. Tsehay Gemechu of Etiopia ran like the wind to take the win and cut off 7 seconds of Sifan Hassan’s 2018 race record clocking 1:05:08 minutes.

In the men’s race, Amdework Walalegn, made it a double Ethiopian win as the crossed the finish line in 59:10 minutes.

The 8th annual edition of the CPH Half will be taking on Sunday, September 18, 2022. Entry opens on December 1.

Find photos, video and press releases below.


Press contact

Thor Thestrup Schnetler
[email protected]
Tel. +45 2262 2026


Press and media are welcome to cover the CPH Half live on race day. Please apply for accreditation here


For raw video highlight clips (interlaced or progressive) please contact [email protected]

A full replay of the live streaming and a recap video will be made available here a few days after the event.


Download the official press kit here

See the full results list here

Press releases

All press releases are issued through Ritzau. Read all press releases here


See and download CPH Half press photos here


Video footage of race highlights will be made available for press and media immediately after the race.

Event Information

Please find race information, statistics and background here

Terms of use

All material can be used for free with reference to the official Copenhagen Half Marathon event and with credit to Copenhagen Half Marathon / CPH Half.

All photos published by the organisers are subject to copyright ownership and may not under any circumstances be used for marketing or commercial purposes unless specifically agreed upon in advance.

For permission to use the material for other purposes, please contact [email protected]