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 - 20.00 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

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 2019 with a time of 02:06:18.

Course records NN Marathon Rotterdam
Bashir Abdi (M) - 02:03:36 (2021)
Marius Kipserem (M) - 02:04:11 (2019)
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 2021

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 2021

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 2021

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 2021 - Course NN Kids Run 2.5 K 2021

Bib numbers

Bib numbers Dutch participants
Information about receiving bib numbers for Dutch participants will be announced at a later date.

Bib numbers foreign participants
Participants who don’t live in the Netherlands can pick up their bib number on Friday 8, Saturday 9 or Sunday 10 April at the WTC-building upon presentation of your e-ticket. The e-tickets will be sent from a week prior to the marathonweekend.

Bib numbers for schools and companies
Information about receiving bib numbers for schools and companies will be announced at a later date. The bib numbers of the schools and companies will be sent to the contact person the week prior to the NN Marathon Rotterdam.

Bib numbers
Marathon participants will receive two bib numbers, one with a time registration tag (wear it clearly visible on the chest) and one without a tag (wear it on the back). You will receive safety pins from us. Participants in the 1/4 Marathon Rotterdam and the City Run Rotterdam receive one bib number (wear it clearly visible on the chest).

Fill in the medical passport
For your own safety you are strongly encouraged to complete the medical form on the back of the bib. This is very important as the information will help the organisers provide appropriate help in case of an emergency. You must wear your bib number on your chest.

Transfer of bib number

We offer all individually registered participants the opportunity to transfer their bib number (including any additional products purchased) to someone else. You can transfer your bib number to someone else by logging into your account and following the steps. Click here for the step-by-step plan for transferring a bib number. If you transfer your bib number after March 13, your name will not be visible on the bib number, because it has already been printed. Your name will be correct in the end results.

Change of distance

You can change the distance if the desired distance is not yet sold out. You can change to a higher distance with the condition that the difference in price is paid. If you change to a lower distance, there will be no refund of the registration fee (or an part of it).

How it works:

  • Log in to your account. The link and password are in the confirmation email;
  • Click on ''change race'';
  • Choose the distance you want to run and click on ''continue''.
  • If you have chosen a higher distance and there is a price difference, you will have to pay the amount due by clicking on ''checkout''.

Note: Do you change your distance after March 13? Then come to the helpdesk on the day of the event to pick up a sticker that you need to attach to your bib number. This will allow you to start your new distance.

Opening hours Marathon Sport Expo

Where can I find more information about the Marathon Sport Expo?
Click here for more information about the Marathon Sport Expo.

Start waves

Format start waves
The start waves for the races on Sunday are determined based on your specified expected end time in the registration form. Due to the production of the bib numbers, it is possible to enter your expected end time up to and including March 13. After this, all participants are automatically assigned to the last start wave. Note: after this date it is no longer possible to change the start wave. You may start in a later start wave. Click here for more information about fast runners.


Do you have a question? Click here for the FAQs.


Registration for NN Marathon Rotterdam is open

Registration for the NN Marathon Rotterdam is open. The 41st edition will take place on April, 9 & 10 2022. We look forward to seeing you at the start in Rotterdam.