We are deeply saddened to announce that one of the participants of the NN Marathon Rotterdam 2019 has deceased in the hospital. We will not make any further announcements about this, at the request of the family. The organization is deeply saddened by this. Our thoughts are with the family and relatives.Read more
Marius Kipserum (Kenya) wins the NN Marathon Rotterdam in a course record. He finished after a thrilling race in a time of 2.04.11, 16 seconds faster than the Kenyan Duncan Kibet 10 years ago. Kaan Özbilen (2.05.27) and Saina (2.05.42) completes the podium of the 39th edition of the NN Marathon Rotterdam. Abdi Nageeye (4th place), ran a personal record and breaks the national record for the Netherlands in a time of 2.06.17.
For Kipserem, who also won in Rotterdam in 2016, meant no personal record with the 2.04.11. He was in 2018 seven seconds faster in Abu Dhabi (2.04.04). Only the time is not official recognized, because there was a wrong deposit in the course and therefore the course would have been 200 meters too short.
The Ethiopian Ashete Bekere won in 2.15.22 the women race. The Kenyan Stella Barsasio stayed in her company for a long time, but had to drop out in the final and finished second in 34 seconds.
It was the 39th edition of the NN Marathon Rotterdam. The edition was sold out, 17.000 runners took part and that was the maximum number allowed.Read more
All 17.000 entries for the marathon distance have sold out. The AD City Run Rotterdam (4,2 km) entries are still open, so it's not too late to involve the whole family.Read more
You can now download or update our NN Marathon Rotterdam app!
Are you participating in the NN Marathon Rotterdam this year? Then you will receive a special medal: the Smart Medal. With this medal you can relive your race, because your running story is stored in the medal. En you can make your story even more personal by adding your own photos. Download the Smart Medal app on your smartphone, since you will need this app to be able to scan your medal after the race and watch your NN Running Story.Read more
Kenyan top athlete Marius Kipserem, winner of the Abu Dhabi Marathon 2018, is one of the big contenders for victory during the 39th NN Rotterdam Marathon on Sunday 7 April. Kipserem have run the NN Marathon Rotterdam before in 2018 and in 2016, he actually won the 36th Edition of the NN Rotterdam Marathon.
Kipserem will battle with a host of top-class runners that also have a marathon victory in 2018 to their names, including the Ethiopian Woldaregay Gezahegn Kelkile (winner of the Frankfurt Marathon, Emanuel Saina (Buenos Aires Marathon winner) and the winner of the Sydney Marathon, Elijah Kemboi. In total, there will be six athletes with a personal best of 2:05.56 or faster lined up at the start of the Netherlands' most gorgeous marathon.Read more
The Running Supporter returns! Also during this year’s edition of the NN Marathon Rotterdam, you can surprise your marathon hero with a personal encouragement video. Your video message will appear on one of the four large screens next to the course when your runner is at the 34 kilometer point.
Click here to send in a video.Read more