As the first road race in the Nordic countries and one of the fastest half marathons in the world, the Copenhagen Half Marathon has been awarded with the International Association of Athletics Federation’s (IAAF) most distinguished recognition.
Wednesday, April 5, 2017
A race you want to be part of, this is the short and precise description of one of the leading road race experts, David Katz of the IAAF. Katz has supervised the Copenhagen Half Marathon and thus been through all the details and elements that have contributed to the CPH Half qualifying for this sublime league of road races. David Katz has also almost 40 years of experience as a finish line coordinator at major race events such as the New York and Boston Marathons.
The official race event partners are likewise thrilled about the new gold label and comments from Sprt Event Denmark, Wonderful Copenhagen and The Nordea Foundation can be read below.
Finally, the organisers of the race, Sparta and The Danish Athletic Federation, commented on the awarding of the Gold Label. They were likewise delighted by the reward, though it will not stop them from keeping up with the hard work.
This press release was first published by Sport Event Denmark, in March 2017.