Rotterdam MarathonRotterdam Marathon
The Rotterdam Marathon is one of the largest sporting events in the Netherlands and has been ranked by Runner's World magazine as one of the top 10 marathons in the world. The event has been held annually since 1981.

What you need to know about NN Rotterdam Marathon 2019

The very first Rotterdam Marathon took place in 1981 and saw 200 runners gather for the start. Today, the Rotterdam Marathon draws top runners from all over the world and has been growing steadily every year. In 2018, there were 13,997 finishers for the full marathon.
The programme for the 39th edition of the Rotterdam Marathon consists of the following races:
Saturday, April 6th
  • AD City Run Rotterdam (4,2K)
  • NN Kids Runs (1K and 2,5K)
Sunday, April 7th
  • NN Marathon Rotterdam (42,195 km)
  • 1/4 Marathon Rotterdam (10,55 km)
  • Business Runs

Register for the NN Rotterdam Marathon

You can register on the official Rotterdam Marathon website. Credit cards are accepted!

Rotterdam Marathon course records

So you think you can run? Speed is actually guaranteed. The Rotterdam Marathon is one of the fastest courses in the world. It's a course where world records have been broken three times before.
The men's record currently stands at 2:04:27 (Duncan Kibet, 2009)
The women's record stands at 2:18:58 (Tiki Gelana, 2012)
Tell you what. Break one of these records and coffee is on us!

Event details

NN Rotterdam Marathon 2019

3072 DB Rotterdam

Date(s) & Time(s):
Saturday, 6 April 2018

Sunday, 7 April 2018

Various top athletes

Register by March 1st to have your name printed on your bib number.

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Rotterdam Marathon Route

In 2018, the Rotterdam Marathon started at the Erasmus bridge and ended on the Coolsingel.
Route NN Marathon 2018Route NN Marathon 2018

Watch the Rotterdam Marathon on television

If you can't make it to the marathon, that's fine. The Rotterdam Marathon is always broadcast on Dutch public broadcaster NPO as well as in various countries abroad.


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