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 2021
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. More than 950.000 spectators show up to witness the event. In 2018, there were 13,997 finishers for the full marathon.
The programme for the 40th edition of the Rotterdam Marathon probably consists of the following races:
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 2:04:11 (Marius Kipserem, 2019) 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!
NN Rotterdam Marathon 2020
Place: Erasmus Bridge (start) Coolsinger (finish)
Date(s) & Time(s): Saturday, 23 October 2021 Sunday, 24 October 2021
Featuring: Various top athletes Registration: Register by March 11th to have your name printed on your bib number.
Event type: Run
Rotterdam Marathon Route
In 2018, the Rotterdam Marathon started at the Erasmus bridge and ended on the Coolsingel.
Route 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.