HC Andersen Marathon



In consideration of the foregoing, I, for myself, my heirs, executors, administrators, personal representatives, successors and assigns, waive and release any and all right, claims and causes of action I have or may have against the HCA Marathon and its affiliates, their agents, employees, officers, directors, successors and assigns, the organiser, City of Odense and any and all sponsor, their representatives and successors, that may arise as a result of my participation in the race and any pre- and postrace activities.

Invitation and Visa

Certain foreign participants must have visa to enter Denmark to run the HCA Marathon in Odense and it takes time to get visa for Denmark
Citizens from the following countries must have a visa to enter Denmark. See list here.

* Citizens with diplomatic and service passports are exempt from the visa requirement.
** Holders of a "Hong Kong Special Administrative Region" passport, a "Região Administrativa Especial de Macau" passport or a "British National Overseas" passport are exempt from the visa requirement.
*** Citizens with diplomatic, special and service passports are exempt from the visa requirement.
**** Citizens with diplomatic passports are exempt from the visa requirement.


In order to get visa to Denmark for participating in the marathon, the procedure is as follows:

1. The runner's organisation must ask in writing for an invitation from HCA Marathon

2. HCA Marathon sends an invitation to the runner and a copy to the nearest Danish authority in the runner’s country.

HCA Marathon can hereafter NOT be of anymore service with regard to the visa application.

3. The runner must apply for visa to Denmark using among other things the invitation as documentation.
4. The runner must contact the Danish authorities for answer.



HCA Marathon is NOT informed if a visa application is denied!

HCA Marathon has NO influence on Danish authorities with regard to the approval/denial of a visa application!