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North Sea Beach Marathon

Quick facts

Location Nørre Nebel, Denmark

Distance Marathon

Date 21 Jun 2020

About North Sea Beach Marathon

Are you looking for an extraordinary challenge? One that will test your willpower and your endurance?North Sea Beach Marathon will offer you just that, with a unique run at the beach surrounded by the breathtaking nature of the west coast of Denmark.The annual edition of North sea Beach Marathon will be held in June. The North Sea Beach Marathon has evolved into a true classic due to its unique location. The beautiful west coast of Denmark offers rough nature with breathtaking dunes, the North Sea and wide sandy beaches. The weather is always a challenge for the participants, no matter if it is windy, rainy, sunny or grey skies. It is a true challenge to run at a beach regardless if you are up for a full marathon, half marathon, 8,4 kilometers or 4,2 kilometers. All routes are a return-route. 

The full marathon will have the turning point in Nymindegab.North Sea Beach Marathon is one of a few marathons in the world, that is run only on sandybeach all the way. The race has reached an unique almost cult-like status among Danish and foreign runners. Even the BBC has visited the North Sea Beach Marathon and done a full broadcast from the event.Organizers would like to thank everybody involved in the North Sea Beach Marathon. This includes both sponsors, partners, authorities and all volunteers involved, without their effort and commitment it would not be possible to have such a big event.Both spectators and participants are expressing their satisfaction that the race is held on a return-route, as this has increased the support of the participants along the entire route.We wish everybody, both participants and spectators a very enjoyable stay in Hvide Sande during North Sea Beach Marathon.


5 km

  • 5km

Half Marathon

  • 21.097km


  • 42.195km

10 km

  • 10km

Hvide Sande sydstrand, Dækmolevej

Nørre Nebel,dk


The beautiful west coast of Denmark offers rough nature with breathtaking dunes, the North Sea and wide sandy beaches.


Start will be in Hvide Sande. After the turning point the runners will follow the same route back to the beginning. Turning points are marked with big signs and flags - you can not miss them! The turning point of the marathon will be in Nymindegab. At the turning points for the 8,4 km and 4,2 km races the participants will receive a ribbon, that will be exchanged into a medal at the end zone.

The race information has been found on the official website of the event or through publicly available sources. Always refer to the official website the latest race information. Please let us know if any data is wrong or missing, by emailing us.