On Thursday the 12th of March at 12 pm, the organisation has decided to postpone the NN Marathon Rotterdam to a date later this year, due to coronavirus.
Due to the recent developments of COVID-19, the organisation had no other choice then postpone the entire event. A setback for everyone who was looking forward to the event, including us as organisation. Nevertheless the safety and health of the runners, volunteers, spectators and other stakeholders is always our first priority. The organisation will announce the new date later.Read more
There will be 17.000 runners at the start of the NN Marathon Rotterdam on Sunday the 5th of April. All available bib numers for this edition are sold out. It’s possible that there will be a limited amount of bib numbers available in the next few weeks. You can register for the waiting list. On the 19th of February all applicants will be notified of their selection status. If you haven't been selected the paid registration fee will be refunded within 10 work days.Read more
Get ready for some good news! The registration for the 40th NN Marathon Rotterdam is now open. Are you one of them on April 4th an 5th, 2020? Register now!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
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
We would like to celebrate our anniversary edition in the grand and festive way for which we are known worldwide. The chance that the event can take place safely is much greater in October than in April. Public health always comes first. Every individually registered runner will be able to keep their place in the rescheduled event as previously communicated.Read more