Entries for the CPH Half ’18, which is held on September 16, are now open. Sign up now for a spot in one of the world’s fastest half marathons.  

Registration for the 4th annual edition of the CPH Half is now open!

The CPH Half ’18 is held on Sunday the 16th of September 2018

The CPH Half, which is an IAAF Gold Label road race, has 25,000 spots available, and the entry fee is DKK 475,-

The entry fee includes a cool Nike T-shirt, a finisher medal, personal race pictures and video free of charge – and of course an amazing experience through the streets of Copenhagen and Frederiksberg.

Get your spot for the CPH Half now


Video: Feel the atmosphere


Copenhagen is the place to run fast times

Since the inaugural edition of the CPH Half back in 2015, the race has become world-wide renowned for it’s fast course. The world-leading times set in Copenhagen during those three years have put the flat capital of Denmark on the world map as the place to run fast.

It is not only the top elite runners who have discovered the potential for running fast times in Copenhagen. More and more recreational runners and passionates from all over the world are also travelling to Copenhagen to enjoy the experience of running on a flat and fast course, which at the same time let’s you take in the very best parts of Copenhagen, making for an unforgettable race over the distance of 21.0975 kilometres.

“The world is talking about the fast times in Copenhagen. It is simply the place to go if you want to run fast. Even if we don’t see a world record this year, it will happen.”

Abdi Hakin Ulad, Olympic contestant and defending Danish half marathon champion



Part of something bigger

During the 13.1 miles you will have the feeling that you are far from alone. Both when you struggle and when you experience those moments of thrill and emotions. The amazing crowds will be cheering on you and encouraging you all the way to the finish line.


“World-class event. The entire city oozes of excitement. Everything is set for a fast time. Let this become an annual tradition – just love this race

Birgitte, CPH Half ’17 finisher


A full entertainment programme with lots of power zones and cheer spots makes the CPH Half a unique experience. DJs, streets performances, cheerleaders and surprises will turn the 21.0975 kilometres into a massive celebration making the distance feel much easier.

As a CPH Half participant you can look forward to taking in the vibrant, urban atmosphere of Copenhagen in a very different and more intense way. You will feel like you are in the center of everything and – at the same time – part of something bigger.

Explore the CPH Half course map



Experience it – for the first time or over and over again

Once you’ve done the CPH Half, it can become addictive. Many return every year to run the CPH Half and have made a tradition out of it.

Read what others say about the CPH Half

To others the CPH Half becomes the start of a running adventure that combines travelling and running all over the world.

No matter what running means to you, you will have gone through a challenging journey and reached a personal goal already when lining up at the startling line on September 16th.

We wish you an awesome journey!


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