• Start & finish TCS Marathon

Start & finish TCS Marathon

Starting time

The TCS Marathon start at 09.30 hrs.

Starting areas

Participants in the marathon should take their places in one of the starting areas located inside the Olympic Stadium, to the left of the entrance. Each starting area corresponds with an expected finish time. The colored bib number corresponds to your permitted starting area. If you have not declared an estimated finish time, you will automatically be placed in the last starting area.

You must be inside the Olympic Stadium by 9.15 at the latest.  After this time the entrance to the stadium will be closed.

There are various toilets in the starting area.

                      Starting area          Color
Professional runners  –
Faster than 2 hours and 40 minutes  A  White
Between 2.40.01 – 3.00.00  B Yellow
Between 3.00.01 – 3.30.00  C  Pink
Between 3.30.01 – 4.00.00  D  Orange
Between 4.00.01 – 4.30.00  E  Green
Slower than 4 hours and 30 minutes  F  Blue

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Participants will finish at the Olympic Stadium, just in front of the VIP seats. At the finish you will receive a medal and a heat sheet. Outside the Olympic Stadium you will receive a bottle of ISOSTAR, fruit. After crossing the finish line, please try to keep moving.