English information

The Marathon Amersfoort will be held on Sunday June 18th 2017. Start and finish will take place on the Eemplein, a brand new public square only just a 100 metres from the old historic centre of Amersfoort, at about half a mile from the main trainstation (Amersfoort Central Station/Amersfoort Centraal).

Registration for the Marathon Amersfoort June 18th 2017

Prices
5 KM (3,18 miles) € 8,50
10 KM (6,37 miles) € 13.50
21,1 KM ( 13,08 miles) € 25,00
42,2 KM (26,17 miles) € 37,50
Relay 42,2 KM (4 participants) € 60,00

How to reach Eemplein
Amersfoort is very well reachable by train and by car.
By train you exit at Amersfoort Central station on the northside of the trainstation. Take right and walk along the traintracks to a big roundabout. Cross it straight where you see the cinema ‘Pathé’ and steps that lead up to the Eemplein.
By car you can easily acces the Eemplein through parking garage Eemplein which is situated under the Eemplein. Enter from the north side.
Attention: this parking garage is reachable till 9.45 hr. The street on which the garage entrance is situated is also the startlane of all distances (except the MiniMarathon for kids). There are other parking garages available nearby.

Course
The marathon course consists of two rounds of 21,1km. The half marathon runners will do the same course of 21,1km and will finish directly at the Eemplein after one full round. The marathon atletes will then have to run another round of 21,1km.
There is another route for the 10km runners and 5km runners.

Collect your BIB number
At Saterday June 17th between 10.30 AM and 04.00 PM, you can also collect your Bib-numer at runningshop Run2Day, Grote Haag 129, 3811 HH Amersfoort.

As foreign participants you can collect your BIB number on the morning of Sunday June 18th, and from 08.00 AM  at the informationdesk in café-restaurant Zandfoort at the Eem, near de start area. Be sure to have your BIB number picked up at least 30 minutes before your start. In case you still need to pay: you can only pay in cash! It is appreciated when you pay with the exact amount.

Aidstations
Every 3,5km there’s an aidstation. The first aidstation will contain water only. Aidstations at 7km, 14km, 21km, 28km and 35km will contain PowerBar drinks and banana’s. At every aid station a mobile toilet is situated.

Facilities
At café restaurant Zandfoort aan de Eem there will be a place for runners to change clothes and leave your belongings. There are no showers available. Toilets are situated at the special Marathon square aside from the start area. Food and drinks will be for sale at the Marathon square and for last minutes goods involving running our partner Run2Day will have a stand at the marathon square.

For more questions, please send us an email through our contactform.

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