29 September 2019
You'll love running throughout Denmarks' beautiful and third largest city, Odense, hometown of the notable Hans Christian Andersen, whom we all know for his unique fairy tales! After the race you can visit Hans Christian Museum, inside what is believed to be his first home, the small yellow house on the corner of Hans Jensens Stræde and Bangs Boder in the old town.
A unique race, suitable for all kinds of runners, taking place in the ancient city of Odense.At Odense Sport Center - turn left. Stadionvej – turn right. Ruggårdsvej – turn left. Åløkke Allé – turn left. Næsbyvej – turn right Næsbyhovedvej – at. Kanalvej – turn left. Gammelsø – turn left. Toldbodgade – turn left. Havnegade – turn right. Helsingborggade – turn left Tolderlundsvej – turn right. Victoriagade – turn left.Windelsvej – turn right. Sprogøvej – turn right. Skibhusvej – turn left. Thomas B. Thriges Gade – turn right. Hans Mules Gade - turn right. Overgade - straight ahead . Vestergade – turn right. Kongensgade – turn right. Slotsgade - turn left. Jernbanegade – turn left. Vindegade – turn left. Pantheonsgade - turn left .Vestergade – turn right . Klaregade – turn right Holsedore – turn right . Filosoffen – turn left. Munke Mose – turn right. Sadolinsgade – turn left. Lahnsgade – turn right. Læssøegade – turn rigth. Sadolinsgade - turn left. Kastanievej - turn left. Sdr. Boulevard – turn right. J.B. Windsløws Vej – turn right . Heden – turn left Grønløkkevej - turn left. Kildemosevej - right and turn left. Middelfartvej – turn right. Christmas Møllersvej – turn right . Højstrupvej - turn right. Møllemarksvej til.Finish in Odense Athletic Stadium.
Opportunity to visit an ancient city, with connections to the Vikings era and also the hometown of fairy tales writer, Hans Christian Andersen.
There is free official parking at Provstegårdsskolen (school) Middelfartvej 180. Around the exhibition area you will find limited parking space. Notice that the exit is limited under the marathon. Please note, that it is not allowed to park on Højstrupvej, Christmas Møllersvej and a part of Stadionvej.
You can store the handed baggage bag on the race day from 8 AM in Odense Sports Center (Odense Idrætshal) at Baggage storage in Hall 2.
First aid stations at every 5K. At the course, there will be ambulances and in the finish area you will find doctors. If you want to drop out of the race, you must contact the nearest first aid station or a fluid replacement station, where you will get a lift to the finishing line.
You can pick up your bib number at the Expo at Odense's Sports Center. In the participant bag you will find a sponge that you can bring on the course. Water buckets are at the depots, where you can soak the sponge. After the race, please throw the sponge in the placed dustbins.
Changing room facilities and showers are available at Odense's Sports Centre.
There will be hotel accomodation for participants. Please check the offers at the organizers website
Participants must be 18 years of age or have their 18th birthday within the calendar year of the race.
At the finishing line, you will receive your medal and all female finishers will be given a flower. Diploma and result can be downloaded on www.hcamarathon.dk.
Timekeeping is by chip as part of your bibnumber. No startnumber, no time! Please stay on the marked route as registration of time is only possible when passing the mats placed at various points.
The route will be without traffic from 9am until 4pm.
If you arrive in Odense Sunday by train, you can use the shuttle bus from the railwaystation to the start area. Departure from 7:45 AM - 10:00 AM From Odense Sport Center to the railwaystation: 12:00 - 4:30 PM Saturday the public bus line 31 can bring you to: Odense Sport Center, Højstrupvej, 5200 Odense V.
The stations are located at intervals of 5K in the following order: Self provisions, energy liquid - in brown cups, Aqua - in white cups, Bananas (from K15) and Sponge water. Moreover, there are fluid depots at K 2.5-7.5-12.5-17.5 and so on. At the first round, you will have a Corny bar at 11K. At the second round Marathon, you will be offered a SIS gel. Aqua, energy drink, banana, apple, Corny Bar, Danone Yoghurt and Beer from the Brewery Vestfyen A/S.