HC Andersen Marathon

Start/finish, Sport Expo
and number pick-up

Odense Sports Center, Højstrupvej 5, DK 5200 Odense V 

 

Baggage bags
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. Do not let your bag lie unsupervised. Remember to mark your bag with your bibnumber - this will be possible at the Baggage Storage.

 

Bib number
You can pick up your bib number at the Expo at Odense Sports Center. Please bring the received email with your bib number or find your bib number at the participant list here.

 

Changing room facilities / Shower
Is possible at Odense Sports Centre.

 

Change of distance
Is possible by sending an email to info@hcamarathon.dk until September 26th. Hereafter you can chance distance at the expo. 

 

Diploma and result magazine
Diploma and result can be downloaded here.

 

Energy bar
You will have a Squeezy gel at ca 9,5 K and 30 K. 

 

Expo
At Odense Sports Center. Entrance will be free of charge for the audience. The exhibitors are importers, manufacturers, wholesalers, retailers and other firms, which relate to the world of sport including travel agencies. Open hours are Friday 2pm-6pm, Saturday 10am-6pm and Sunday from 8.00am

 

Finish
At the finishing line, you will receive your medal and all female finishers will be given a flower. Please leave the area in the direction of the fluid replacement station.

 

Finish depot
Aqua, energy drink, banana, apple, Danone Yoghurt and Beer from the Brewery Vestfyen A/S

 

Fluid Replacement stations
The stations are located at intervals of 5K in the following order: Self provisions, energy liquid - in colored cups, Aqua - in white cups, Bananas (from K15) and Sponge water.
Moreover, there is fluid depots at K 2.5-7.5-12.5-17.5 and so on.

 

First Aid Stations
First aid stations at every 5K. At the course, there will be samarits 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.

 

Livestreaming and livetracking
During the race day livestreaming and livetracking will be possible from www.hcamarathon.dk

 

Massage
Physiotherapist stand ready to loosen the used muscles in Hall 2, at Odense Sports Center.

 

Maximum time
The route will be without traffic from 9am until 4pm.

 

Pace
If you want to be paced, please follow the TomTom pacers: 

Marathon pacers

½ Marathon pacers

 

Parking (free)
There is free official parking at Provstegårdsskolen (school) Middelfartvej 180. Around the exhibition area you will find limited parking space. You will find good opportunities for parking in Lavsenvænget. Please note, that it is not allowed to park on Højstrupvej, and a part of Stadionvej.

 

Prizes Marathon

Prize money for winning time under 2.10.37: DKK 10.000

Prize money for female winning time under 2.31.15: DKK 10.000

 

Prizes ½ Marathon

 

Self nutrition 
Must be handed in at Odense Sports Centre from Saturday 2pm-6pm and Sunday 8.00am – 8.30am in Hall 2 in the put up boxes. The nutrition will be brought out to the depots on the route, and will be on the first tables at all the depots. Both Marathon and ½ Marathon have this opportunity.

 

Shuttlebus
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: 11:00 am  - 4:30 PM. 

Railwaystation: Østre Stationsvej 33, 5000 Odense C. 

Odense Sport Center: Stadionvej 50, 5200 Odense V

 

Sponges
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.

 

Start/finish, Sport Expo and number pick-up
Odense Sports Center (Odense Idrætshal), Højstrupvej 5, DK 5200 Odense V.

 

Timekeeping
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.

 

Toilets
Short after every station toilets are available and also at Odense Sport Center and start-finish area

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