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Leiden Marathon

Quick facts

Location Leiden, Netherlands

Distance Marathon

Rescheduled to 22 Nov 2020

Previous date: 10 May 2020

About Leiden Marathon

The Leiden Marathon has a picturesque course that combines the best of the city landscapes and the green countryside in the Green Heart. This one loop course is very flat and fast so get ready to improve your personal best if that is your goal. The Leiden Marathon starts in the heart of ancient Leiden, a 900 years old city of Rembrandt, and takes you on a sightseeing trip through nine beautiful villages with the traditional polders, windmills and curious cows staring at you while you run through.
You will get to enjoy the superb organization and exciting atmosphere aided by the enthusiastic spectators lining the streets of this marathon in Leiden.

Distances

Full Marathon

  • 42.195km

Half Marathon

  • 21.098km

10 Kilometer

  • 10km

5 Kilometer Nightrun (Saturday)

  • 5km

Kids Run

  • 2km

Practicalities

Accommodation

The running center with small sports expo is situated in the Pieterskerk (900-year old St. Peter´s Church) in the center of Leiden

After Race Services

Personal attention for every runner, a beautiful unique medal, a free beer, free massage, the very nice city center waiting for you

Age Limit

full marathon 18 years, half marathon 16 years, 10K 12 years

Aid Stations

Every 5 km refreshment stations with sports drink, water, fruit, sponges (or your own drink) and every 2½K water and sponges.

Award Medals

A beautiful unique medal with every year another unique Leiden design

Equipment Storage

free guarded storage for your bag

Maximum Time

For the full marathon with a time limit of 6 hours applies, for the half marathon 3 hours, for the 10K 2 hours.

Parking

Free shuttle from the parking lot (1,5K) to the start/finish and back.

Provided Photo Service

Free personal photo and finish video

Qualifications

no qualifications

Race Kit Includes

Bib-number, chip, pins 

Refreshments

Every 5 km refreshment stations with Born Sportsdrink, water, fruit, sponges (we bring your own drink to the spot) and every 2½K water and sponges

Timing

Chronotrack

Transport

How to get to Leiden? 20-30 min with direct train from from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport OR 60 min with bus and train from Rotterdam The Hauge Airport.

Leiden Marathon Route Map

Leiden Marathon  Route Map

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Start:

Breestraat Leiden at the height of the town hall.

Breestraat, Leiden, The Netherlands

Finish:

Fish Market in Leiden, behind the Town Hall.

Vismarkt, 2311 EH Leiden, Netherlands

Difficulty

flat

Highlights

The trail combines the historical Leiden nine villages in the Green Heart, which the marathoners run through a typical landscape of polders, windmills and cows.now named 'the most beautiful trails in the Netherlands'.

Overview

The 42 miles is a whole round and leads through the beautiful and historic Leiden  region around the city called the Green Heart. The start is at 10:30 on the Breestraat Leiden at the height of the town hall. The finish is at the Fish Market in Leiden, behind the Town Hall. The trail combines the historical Leiden nine villages in the Green Heart, which the marathoners run through a typical landscape of polders, windmills and cows.

The race information has been found on the official website of the event or through publicly available sources. Always refer to the official website the latest race information. Please let us know if any data is wrong or missing, by emailing us.