The course in Rotterdam is known as one of the fastest in the world. No fewer than three world records have been broken here in the past. The top 5 fastest marathon cities (based on the 10 fastest times) are Berlin (2.03.55), London (2.04.34), Chicago (2.04.40) ,Dubai (2.04.40) and Rotterdam (2.04.52).


The 2017 course maps can be found below. You can download each map as PDF. 

NN Marathon Rotterdam course records

  • Duncan Kibet - 2:04:27 (2009)
  • Tiki Gelana - 2:18:58 (2012)

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