Nike Start Op


Saturday October 27, 2018

5, 10 & 15 km

DKK 290

3:00 PM

Start & finish
At Sparta Hallen, Gunnar Nu Hansens Plads 11,
2100 København Ø

Nike Marathon Start Op

Nike Marathon Start Op is for runners of all abilities who want to kick off the winter training and perhaps even begin preparing for the 40the anniversary edition of the Telenor CPH Marathon on May 19th 2019.

You can choose between 5, 10 and 15 km and join one of 13 pace teams ranging from fra pace 4:15 – 7:00 min/km on the course in and around Fælledparken.

After the race we serve grilled sausages, cold beer, and snacks in Sparta Hallen, where you can also win free entries for the Telenor CPH Marathon 2019 and get tips and advice from Sparta’s pacers on how to prepare for the marathon distance.

Included in your bib is a cool
Nike Element Half Zip long-sleeve
(womens or mens) (retail price DKK 450)

Courses & distances

5, 10 or 15 km on a 5K round course.

You can change your distance in your entrant profile until 7 AM on race day (username and password are emailed to you upon registration).

Courses are certified by the Danish Athletic Federation. Hydration stations will be available along the course serving water and High5 Energy drink.

Registration & bib numbers

Entry fee is DKK 290. Online entry is open until race start or at the info desk in Sparta Hallen (surcharge of DKK 20).

Bib numbers are to be collected at the info desk in Sparta Hallen from 8:00 AM on race day.


The Telenor Copenhagen Marathon pacers will be pacing in kilometer times from 4:15 – 7:00 minutes.

The pacers will be carrying balloons indicating their finish times in the starting area.

Baggage, Shower & Changing

Shower and changing facilities are available in Idrætshuset, approx. 150 metres from the starting and finish line. You can also store your baggage there during the race (under supervision, but at your own risk).

Live results and participant service

Live results are available on and in the Sparta Løb App

From the results list on you can print a finisher certificate.