Spectator guide / timing

On this page you will find everything needed to follow KMD IRONMAN Copenhagen, whether you want to follow a specific athlete or just want to soak up the international race atmosphere.

Timing and athlete tracking

Mobile App

Download the KMD IRONMAN mobile app

  • Event guides
  • Spectator information
  • Athlete information
  • Timing
  • Etc.

Search for “IRONMAN DK” in AppStore or Google Play to download the free app.

SMS Service (only available for Danish phone numbers)

Text “KMD SMS [start number]”  to 1276 e.g “KMD SMS 212”. You will then receive all split times and finish times during race day.


With the great location in the center of a capital and very well developed infrastructure of public transportation it is easy to get around to experience KMD IRONMAN Copenhagen.

The big advantage of KMD IRONMAN Copenhagen is the amazing opportunity to follow the race using the Metro and the S-trains directly to hot spots around the course.

Use public transportation

We advice all spectators to use public transportation to get around – many roads are closed and the metro and S-trains take you straight to the action!


“Don’t you just love the smell of neoprene in the morning?”

Experience the intense and special atmosphere before the start of an IRONMAN. The tension in the air is so deep you can almost cut through it.

Take the metro to Amager Strandpark where the first swim wave goes off at 7.00. The swim can be experienced both from the starting line at the end of Jollevej, while the bridges over the lagoon are also fantastic spectator hot spots.

How to get there: Take the Metro M2 towards “Lufthavnen” and get off at “Amager Strand”

Timing: 7.00 – 10.30


After the swim, it is easy to jump on the Metro and S-Trains to one of the many hot spots on the bike course.

Here are a few of the obvious where the S-train stations are within walking distance.

Geels Bakke in Holte

Finish line for the UCI World Championships Cycling 2011 – This is where the party happens!

Rudersdal Municipality and our fantastic volunteers from the swim club Sigma Northzealand have organized speakers, DJs and incredible atmosphere for the absolute peak of the bike course.

How to get there: Take S-train line B or E to “Holte”

Timing: 9.00 – 16.30

Lyngby Hovedgade

The cobblestones through Lyngby take the participants down in speed and the beautiful avenue is an elegant setting for the participants’ struggle against themselves.

Spectators can experience the participants from first packet and grab lunch from one of the cafés at the same time.

How to get there: Take S-train line B or E to “Lyngby”

Timing: 9.00 – 16.30


After seeing the participants on the bike course you can easily make it back to the run course to see the athletes in transition zone 2.

The run course is one of the absolute highlights of KMD IRONMAN Copenhagen. More than 150,000 screaming spectators make the run course second to none.

How to get there: Take the Metro to M1/M2 “Kongens Nytorv”

CRAFT T2 National Bank / Havnegade

The first spectator hot spot of the Changing Diabetes run course is located at the National Bank, where the participants get off their bikes and slip into their running shoes.

The spectacular transition from 180 km biking to 42,2 km running attracts many spectators all asking the same question: “How can the participants do this?”

Learn more about CRAFT T2


The area in front of the old Stock Exchange and the turning point for the run course is a focal point for spectators. Here you can follow the participants as they run out to yet another loop or finish their struggles and run towards the finish line.

Other hot spots on the run course

  • Amalienborg Castle / Amalie Kaj – One of the most beautiful locations on the run course. Smile and wave, the queen might look out her window.
  • Little Mermaid – Historical location on the run course
  • The Black Diamond / Christians Brygge – Old meets new at the harbor front.

How to get there: Take the Metro M1/M2 to “Kongens Nytorv”

Timing: 12.00 – 23.00

Learn more about the run course


Redemption! Here participants can finally see the end to long hours of struggle and hardships.

Family members and friends are ready to give courage in the final meters and the DJ and speakers guides the athletes all the way to the finish line.

Christiansborg Palace is setting for one of the most spectacular finish lines in triathlon.

Be there – it is an absolute must to finalize a great day of triathlon.

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