Courses

The course of the NN Marathon Rotterdam is known as one of the fastest in the world. In the past, no fewer than three world records have been set. The Dutch record is held by Abdi Nageeye, who crossed the finish line on the heroic Coolsingel in 2022 with a time of 02:04:56. The Dutch record is held by Nienke Brinkman who crossed the finish line in 2022 with a time of 02:22:51.

Course records NN Marathon Rotterdam
Bashir Abdi (M) - 02:03:36 (2021)
Tiki Gelana (V) - 02:18:58 (2012)

NN Marathon Rotterdam


The famous course of the NN Marathon Rotterdam has had a new starting location since 2018. Participants start at the foot of the Erasmus Bridge and walk in the direction of the Kop van Zuid. The beautiful route takes you past all conceivable highlights of Rotterdam. Along the way, the crowd stands in line to cheer on the participants all the way to the finish line on the heroic Coolsingel. The course of the NN Marathon Rotterdam is also the course of the TBI Business Runs.

Exchange zones TBI Business Runs:

First runner Starting at 10:00 AM on the Schiedamsedijk
Second runner Exchange point 1: 10K (Pascalweg)
Third runner Exchange point 2: 21K (Dorpsweg)
Fourth runner Exchange point 3: app. 30K (Mariniersweg), runner finishes on the Coolsingel


Course NN Marathon Rotterdam 2022

1/4 Marathon Rotterdam


The urban course of the ¼ Marathon Rotterdam starts at the Burgermeester van Walsumweg near the iconic Market Hall and runs under the cube houses through the heart of Rotterdam. The total length of the course is 10.55 K and runs over part of the official marathon course. At Kralingen, the public is fully present to encourage the participants. In addition to their finishing time, all runners will also receive the exact time on the 10 kilometers. The last approximately 550 meters you can enjoy the heroic finish on the festive Coolsingel.

Course 1/4 Marathon Rotterdam 2022

City Run Rotterdam


The City Run Rotterdam starts on the Coolsingel, close to the WTC. From here the route leads to the Leuvehaven in the direction of the Erasmus Bridge and returns via the Maritime District to the bustling Coolsingel. The finish is in front of the City Hall, where the marathon runners also finish a day later. A real Marathon experience guaranteed.

Course City Run Rotterdam 2022

NN Kids Runs

 
The start of the NN Kids Runs is on the Coolsingel. From here the trail heads towards Leuvehaven to the Erasmus Bridge and from there returns to the famous Coolsingel. The finish is in front of the City Hall and is a moment for everyone to never forget.

Course NN Kids Run 1 K 2022 - Course NN Kids Run 2.5 K 2022

Program | Friday

Friday April 8, 2022
Time Activity Location
10.00 - 20.00 hrs Marathon Sport Expo Postillion Convention Centre WTC Rotterdam

Program | Saturday

Saturday April 9, 2022
Time Activitity Location
10.00 - 19.00 hrs Marathon Sport Expo Postillion Convention Centre WTC Rotterdam
11.30 hrs Start Your Marathon Challenge Schiedamsedijk
13.15 hrs Start NN Kids Runs 1K - 6-7 years Coolsingel
13.30 hrs Start NN Kids Runs 1K - 8 years Coolsingel
13.45 hrs Start NN Kids Runs 1K - 9 years Coolsingel
14.00 hrs Start NN Kids Runs 1K - 10 years Coolsingel
14.15 hrs Start NN Kids Runs 2,5K - 7-11 years Coolsingel
14.45 hrs Start NN Kids Runs 2,5K - 12-15 years Coolsingel
15.30 hrs Start City Run Rotterdam (4,2K) Coolsingel
17.00 - 21.30 hrs Pasta Party Postillion Convention Centre WTC Rotterdam
19.00 - 20.00 hrs Church service Citykerk Het Steiger, Hang 18, Rotterdam

Program | Sunday

Sunday April 10, 2022
Time Activity Location
07.00 - 10.00 hrs Pick up bib numbers Postillion Convention Centre WTC Rotterdam
09.15 hrs Start 1/4 Marathon Rotterdam - Wave 1 Burg. van Walsumweg
09.30 hrs Start 1/4 Marathon Rotterdam - Wave 2 Burg. van Walsumweg
09.45 hrs Start 1/4 Marathon Rotterdam - Wave 3 Burg. van Walsumweg
10.00 hrs Start 1/4 Marathon Rotterdam - Wave 4 Burg. van Walsumweg
10.00 hrs Start NN Marathon Rotterdam - Wave 1 Schiedamsedijk
10.07 hrs Start NN Marathon Rotterdam - Wave 2 Schiedamsedijk
10.14 hrs Start NN Marathon Rotterdam - Wave 3 Schiedamsedijk
10.21 hrs Start NN Marathon Rotterdam - Wave 4 Schiedamsedijk
10.28 hrs Start NN Marathon Rotterdam - Wave 5 Schiedamsedijk
16.25 hrs Last finisher Coolsingel


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