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Hassan sets record at Copenhagen Half

Sifan Hassan - Copenhagen Half Marathon 2018

16th September 2018 – Sifan Hassan showed at Sunday’s Copenhagen Half Marathon (IAAF Gold Label Race) that she is not only a world-class runner on the track

In near perfect weather conditions, the 25-year-old from Holland lowered the European Record from 2007 with more than a minute, winning in 65:15 minutes – only 24 seconds short of a new World Record. [Read more…]

Hassan to debut at Copenhagen Half 2018

Sifan Hassan for Copenhagen Half

Copenhagen Half Marathon – One of the most dominant female mid- and long-distance runners for the past five years has been added to the CPH Half elite field. [Read more…]

World record attempt at Copenhagen Half

abraham cheberon for copenhagen half marathon

Denmark – It is said that Copenhagen is the place to run, if you want to set a new world record in the half marathon distance. When the race takes place on the 16th. of September the chase for a new world record is set for both men and women [Read more…]

Copenhagen Marathon 2018 Review

copenhagen marathon 2018

Rise and shine, Sunday, May 13! Telenor Copenhagen Marathon 2018 filled the streets in the inner city with thousands of recreational runners tailing the elite. Prior to the start, the organizers together with Telenor hosted a conference on Digital Running in order to present some of the recent findings on running and some forecasts for the future of running. [Read more…]

Morwabe sets Copenhagen 2018 course record

william morwabe - copenhagen 2018

Denmark – William Morwabe (KEN) highlighted Sunday’s Telenor CPH Marathon winning in a new course record of 2:11,16 hours. The 26-year-old Kenyan put in an effective attack after 34 kilometers, leaving the three other runners in the leading group way behind. With a previous personal best of only 2:16,00, Morwabe’s triumph was indeed a major surprise. [Read more…]

Ahouchar, Koech win Copenhagen Marathon 2015 titles

Hassane Ahouchar - Copenhagen Marathon

The victory in this year’s Nykredit Copenhagen Marathon went to Hassane Ahouchar of Morocco who finished strong in 2 hours 15 minutes and 34 seconds. Nancy Jebel Koech from Kenya was the fastest woman, and with a time of 2:33.42 she delivered one of the fastest times in race history. [Read more…]

Mutai wins Copenhagen 2014

copenhagen 2014

More than 12,000 runners participated in this today’s 35th version of the Nykredit Copenhagen Marathon, and a mere 2 hours 17 minutes and 54 seconds after race start, favourite Julius Mutai of Kenya crossed the finish line as this year’s winner. Much pointed to a new course record, but as it turns out, much can happen in the span of a marathon. [Read more…]

Parkhoi, Sanchez take Copenhagen 2012 titles

While the 10,500 Nykredit Copenhagen Marathon 2012 Finishers are probably still recovering from Sunday’s accomplishment, race organizer Sparta Athletics and Running can look back at an overly successful marathon event which was surprisingly won by domestic Martin Parkhøi in 2:24.49. Due to the sudden arrival of summer with plus 20 degrees, the record breaking number of finishers expected beforehand was not reached. Instead, a new starter record was set with 10,500 runners behind the start lines. [Read more…]

Colleen De Reuck selected for Daegu

Colleen De Reuck Copenhagen Marathon 2010

Colleen De Reuck Copenhagen Marathon 2010

Colleen De Reuck the winner of the Copenhagen Marathon in 2010 is selected to represent Team USA in Daegu on the basis of her win in 2010.

“Colleen De Reuck (Boulder, Colo.), will also be on the line with Goucher and Moody thanks to her course record run of 2:30:51 at the 2010 Copenhagen Marathon.”

as quoted by Colorado Runner website

 

Copenhagen winner 2011 report

Marten Bostrom, Copenhagen Marathon winner 2011 report.

Mårten Boström from Finland

Mårten Boström from Finland

Copenhagen is only a short flight from Helsinki and Denmark is known to be flat so I figured it would be a good city to shoot for a top position in a city marathon. In all my previous marathons (Odense, Paris, Fukuoka, Houston, Ottawa, Chicago) I have run with a set time goal in mind. This time I wanted to change the mentality all around and focus just on winning the race. A good time could be the outcome, if everything went smoothly. [Read more…]