IN PHOTOS: 10,000 run Copenhagen Marathon
Nearly 10,000 runners were treated to sunny skies and pleasant temperatures as they ran 42.195 kilometres through the Danish capital during Sunday’s Copenhagen Marathon.
Published: 24 May 2015 16:34 CEST
Runners cross Nyhavn during the Copenhagen Marathon on Sunday. Photo: Nikolai Linares/Scanpix
The 36th annual Copenhagen Marathon took over the city's streets on Sunday when 9,752 runners pounded the pavement on a course that took them through the inner city and the districts of Nørrebro, Østerbro and Vesterbro.
The race was won by Moraccan Hassane Ahouchar with a time of 2:15:24, while Kenya’s Nancy Jebet Koech took the women’s title with a time of 2:33:42. Three Danes finished in the top ten, led by Thorkild Sundstrup’s 2:24:41.
The other winners of the day were of course each of the 9,214 runners who was able to cross the finish line. Click here for photos from the race.
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