Nike Start Op


Saturday October 24, 2020

5, 10 & 15 km


To be announced

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

Nike Start Op

Nike Start Op is a race for runners of all abilities who want to kick off the winter training towards new goals and perhaps even begin preparing for the Copenhagen Marathon in May. The race starts at 15:00 in front of Sparta Hallen at Gunnar Nu Hansens Plads 11 in Østerbro.

You can choose between 5, 10 and 15 km, and you can join one of 13 pace teams ranging from fra pace 4:15 – 7:00 min/km.

After the race we will serve snacks and something to drink in Sparta Hallen.

Courses & distances

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

You can change your distance in your entrant profile until 7:00 am on race day (username and password are emailed to you upon registration). If you decide to run shorter or further, you are free to do so on race day. Your distance will be altered automatically based on your registered splits.

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

You can register online at sparOnline registration is open until race start, or you can register at the race site from 1:30 PM (surchange of DKK 20).

Bib numbers are to be collected during the days leading up to the race or on race day. To avoid queueing for registration and pick-up, we recommend that you sign up online before pick-up.


The 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 & participant service

Live results are available on and in the Sparta Løb App

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