TCS Amsterdam Marathon

Amsterdam, Government of Amsterdam

Amsterdam, Netherlands

Sun 16th October 2022

1 charity place

Free

Organiser's Description

The TCS Amsterdam Marathon is a World Athletics Platinum Label Road Race that for years has had one of the fastest courses in the world. In the ranking of fastest marathon cities, the largest marathon of the Netherlands is in fourth place. Highlights of the course include the start and finish in the Olympic Stadium, the passage through the Rijksmuseum and along the Heineken Experience, stretches along the Amstel and through the Vondelpark.

Charity places

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    Marathon

    Free

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    £500.00

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Course Details

The course in Amsterdam is known for its flat, fast and historical character. The start and finish take place in the historical Olympic Stadium. Every year this leaves an unforgettable impression, thanks to the presence of the supporters in the tribunes and the marathon grandstand! The course of the Marathon follows a part of the course of the Olympic Games in 1928 alongside the Amstel River, stately mansions and windmills. This rural trail offers beautiful views and gives an impression of the enormous activity that rules the Amstel every day.

The course leads the runners close to capital inner city of Amsterdam en knows many highlights, that are worth a separate sightseeing tour.

There will be a sponge and water stations along the route, handing out water and sports drink as well as fruit to the marathon runners. At the refreshment stations toilet and first-aid facilities will also be available.

on the day

Start
The TCS Marathon starts at 09.00 hours.

Starting areas
The starting areas are on the field inside of the Olympic Stadium. After entrance through the marathon gate you will be directed to your starting area. Each starting area corresponds with an expected finish time. The colour on the bib number corresponds to your permitted starting area.

The marathon gate opens at 8.15 hours. You must be on the field by 8.50 hours at the latest. After this time the en- trance to the stadium will be closed. There is a limited number of toilets in the starting area, we advise you to use the toilets outside the Olympic Stadium.

No clothing can be left in the stadium. Any clothing left in the stadium will be removed the moment the race starts.

Clothing drop-off
During the TCS Marathon, clothing will be stored in tents around the Olympic Stadium. The service is free but we are not responsible for any stolen or missing items. It is not allowed to take loose items of clothing into the stadium. The clothing drop-off is opened from 8.00 until 17.00 hours.

Finish
Participants will finish at the Olympic Stadium in front of the grandstand. At the finish you will receive your medal and heat sheet (if necessary). Water is also available here. After crossing the finish line, please try to keep moving. Outside the Olympic Stadium you will receive a bottle of AA Drink and banana.

Medal
All participants who cross the finish line receive a medal. To make yours even more special, you can personalise it with your name and finish time. You will find the stand at the bridge between the Olympic Stadium and Sporthallen Zuid. If you ordered an engraved medal when you registered, there will be a medal symbol on your bib number. On the day it will cost the € 10.00.

International Pizza Party

In line with the global tradition, the evening before the marathon you can top up your fuel stores at a lavish pasta party in the VIP tent in the middle of the historic Olympic Stadium. You can book your place at the party when registering for the event. We guarantee an excellent meal for € 20.00 (including one drink).

There are three groups:

16.30 – 17.45 hours
18.00 – 19.15 hours
19.30 – 21.00 hours

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Amsterdam, Government of Amsterdam

16 Oct 2022

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