The starting and finish area at the harbor front on Islands Brygge opens at 7:30 am. Rotate phone into horizontal position for at better view of map; click on map to zoom.
The information desk in the starting and finish area opens at 7:30 am, and the customer service team is ready to assist you if you have any questions or problems. We are also able to provide help in case you forgot any of your equipment, such as safety pins, shoe laces, socks, etc.
Food & Fluids
Water and Powerade energy drink is available at the start and finish. At the finish you are offered the following selection of food, bevarages and snacks:
Water, Powerade energy drink, Mikkeller marathon beer, Coca-Cola, bread from Pågen Bakery, hot chocolate, fruit, yogurt, Vitalis muesli bars.
Positioning at the Start
Position yourself at the start behind one of the Sparta pace teams. If you are not running with a pace team, use the large signs with finish times along the start section to place yourself correctly according to your expected finish time. Find more info about the pace teams in the menu under ‘Pacesetters’.
There are several toilets in the starting and finish area. However, queues just before race start should be expected. There are toilets at all hydration stations; the first hydration station is located at 4,9 km.
Shower & Changing Area
Separate shower and changing facilities for men and women are available in Sturlasgade. All participants are given a thermal blanket upon finish.
All finishers will receive their medal upon crossing the finish line.
Medical staff and doctors are present at the start and finish as well as on the course. If case of pain, illness or physical discomfort during the race, notify a doctor or a race official. If you have any medical or health conditions, you may enter this on the back of your bib number.
Sportseducation offers massage at the finish. The free massage service is available to all runners, however, queuing must be expected.