DHL Relay Race

DHL Relay Race 2022

Following a successful DHL Relay Race in 2021, Aarhus University once again invites all AU employees to join their colleagues for a run or walk in Aarhus, Odense or Copenhagen – approx. 2,000 AU-employees have signed up for this year’s race.

The dates in 2022 are as follows:

  • Aarhus: Thursday 18 August – Registration has closed.
  • Odense: Thursday 25 August – Registration has closed.
  • Copenhagen: Thursday 1 September – Registration has closed.

Collect your DHL Relay Race bag here

As team captain, you will receive an e-mail in August with more information about where and when you can collect your team’s DHL bag with start numbers, T-shirts and more information. The website will be updated with more information in the beginning of August. 

We look forward to seeing you at the DHL Relay Race 2022! 


Images from the DHL Relay Race 2021

After a break in 2020, Aarhus University took part in the DHL Relay Race in Aarhus and Copenhagen 2 September and 9 September in Odense. A total of 1.550 employees in AU-shirts ran or walked at the relay race in 2021.In Aarhus, 299 teams participated, while there were 4 AU teams in Odense and 7 in Copenhagen.

(Photos: Marjun Danielsen, AU Foto)


About the DHL Relay Race

With more than 200,000 participants in several cities in Denmark, the DHL Relay Race is the world’s biggest fitness run. Participants can either participate in a 5 x 5 km relay race or a 5 km walk, and 95% of participants are teams from companies or associations.

DHL brings us together to share something other than our daily work. It’s a fun run together with a picnic in a festive atmosphere.  

T-shirts from the past years