Saturday night Classic Race Aarhus was honored as the best sporting event in Aarhus in 2016.

In front of the guests in a packed Hermans in Tivoli Friheden and many more television viewers Classic Race Aarhus on Saturday night won the title as the best sporting event in 2016 in Aarhus and were also presented this year’s event trophy.

“It’s a really nice price, and we are pleased and grateful that the city has given us such a big pat on the back. I want to pass on the glory on to the 750 volunteers who each year make sure that we can make what has evolved to be Northern Europe’s best race festival. We look forward to give the city another great experience when we run this year’s Classic Race Aarhus the 19th-21st maj “, says the director of the Classic Race Aarhus, Mike Legarth, who Saturday evening was awarded the prize by the professional basketball player Chris Christoffersen.

The annual DM-party is an award show for sports in Aarhus and organized by Aarhus Municipality is responsible for organizing the show. It celebrates athletes, managers, clubs and events and this year awarded a total of 14 prices. This year ‘s event price is awarded by Sport Aarhus Events and is awarded to a club, an association, a professional organizer or an organization that in the past year have contributed to the running of one or more spectacular events.

As reasons for granting Classic Race Aarhus the price were among other things:

“The primary reason is that the Classic Race Aarhus is an event which over the years has evolved continuously, and therefore today has an ever-growing spectator crowd. It is an event that embraces very widely “.

The prize has been awarded since 1996 and the honor is followed by a trophy. During the DM Festival 2016 there was in addition to the awards plenty of sports performances and entertainment by Wafande, Jacob Dinesen and Aarhus Jazz Orchestra.

The ceremony was broadcast on TV2 East Jutland and can be replayed by clicking below: