What is 4:18:4

4:18:4 is a triathlon series with races in both Elsinore and Copenhagen.

4:18:4 is a mini-triathlon for all, both experienced triathletes and beginners, who want to try the three disciplines of swimming, cycling, and running in a professional setting.

No matter if you own a road bike with the state-of-art technology, or a city commute bike with a basket in front is your go-to iron horse, this is the perfect opportunity to try a new sport together with friends, family or colleagues. So, if you are looking for active settings to be social with your closest of friends - the 4:18:4 is made for you!

With just a bicycle and a swimsuit, you are good to go!

The only requirement is that you can swim 400 m, bike for 18 km and run 4 km. There are no strict rules for swim style, gear, or training outfit. If you have a wetsuit, you can use this, but it is not required.

Beginner-friendly distances

  • 400 meter swim
  • 18 km bike

  • 4 km run


Participate as an individual, as part of a relay team or take part in our new company concept

If you choose to participate as an individual/individually, you have to complete all three disciplines by yourself.

If you choose to participate as a part of a relay team, you have to complete 1-2 disciplines. You can be 2-3 people on your team, where every team member will do 1 to 2 of the 3 disciplines.

You can also participate through our new company concept. Read more here.

Watch our Race Movie from 4:18:4 Copenhagen | 2022:

Your ticket includes:

  • A cool 4:18:4 finisher t-shirt to show off to your friends and colleagues

  • Unique swim cap

  • Medal

  • Energy drinks and liquid during the race, and fruit and water for afterwards

  • Personal timing incl. split times

Rules for our 4:18:4 events:

There are a few rules, all participants at 4:18:4 races need to adjust to.

  • Verified helmet for all participants

  • All shapes of bikes are accepted, the only requirement is that front and back brakes work

  • We recommend that the participants are a minimum of 13 years old. Parents entering their kids under this age limit, are responsible for their registration and participation in the race.

  • The relay teams can be of both men and women, and the disciplines can be split in between 2 or 3 persons.

  • Everyone is a winner, no matter if you are the first or last to cross the finish line.