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The TCS Amsterdam Marathon ranks as the world’s sixth fastest marathon city and is known for its beautiful course. For many runners the picturesque backdrop of the city of Amsterdam adds to the appeal.
This popular city marathon on Sunday October 18, 2020, is your chance to combine sport, art and culture. All distances pass through the famous Rijksmuseum and finish in the iconic Olympic Stadium built in 1928. The marathon course follows a part of the Olympic route along the Amstel River, through the Vondel Park and across the centre of the city. The TCS Amsterdam Marathon is an IAAF Gold Label Road Race.
The ultimate international marathon
The TCS Amsterdam Marathon is famous not only for its fast and scenic course, but also for the many nationalities lined up at the start. Runners representing 140 nationalities took part in this year’s marathon.
You can choose from several distances ranging from the TCS Marathon to the Mizuno Half Marathon, the TCS 8K and a Kids Run. A maximum of 45,000 runners can participate in the TCS Amsterdam Marathon.
More info and registration: www.tcsamsterdammarathon.nl/en/
Complete marathon weekend
In addition to the running events on Sunday, the marathon weekend includes a three-day International Marathon Expo (from Friday to Sunday) and a Good Morning City Run through the heart of Amsterdam. On the Saturday Le Champion will also be organising the Amsterdam City Walk.
More information about this event can be found at www.amsterdamcitywalk.nl
From its earliest of days, Amsterdam has been a bustling hub of commerce that welcomed other cultures with open arms. Learn more about this lovely canal-side city, including the rich history and development of its tolerant society. Or jump straight to the modern day and find out about the city’s architecture and its colourful neighbourhoods.
Check out www.iamsterdam.com for more information about Amsterdam.