• Starting times 2019

Starting times 2019

TCS Marathon 

The TCS Marathon start at 09.30 hrs.

The starting areas are inside the Olympic Stadium. After entrance through the marathon gate you will be directed to your starting area. Each starting area corresponds with an expected finish time. The colored bib number corresponds to your permitted starting area.

The marathon gate opens at 8.15 hrs. You must be on the field by 9.15 hrs at the latest. After this time the entrance to the stadium will be closed. There are various toilets in the starting area.
No clothing can be left in the stadium. Any clothing left in the stadium will be removed the moment the race starts.

Colour starting area Expected finish time 
White Invited athletes and athletes with a personal best up to 2.40.00
Yellow Athletes with an expected finish time between 2.40.01 and 3.00.00
Pink Athletes with an expected finish time between 3.00.01 and 3.30.00
Orange Athletes with an expected finish time between 3.30.01 and 4.00.00
Green Athletes with an expected finish time between 4.00.01 and 4.30.00
Blue Athletes with an expected finish time between 4.30.01 and 6.00.00

Click here for a map and the division of the starting area 

Mizuno Half Marathon

The Mizuno Half Marathon start at 13.30 hrs till 14.00 hrs at the Stadionweg. 

Mizuno half marathon participants should take their place in one of the starting area. These areas are situated in Stadionweg. The areas are accessible via the Stadionplein. Each starting area corresponds with an expected finishing time. If you have not declared an estimated finishing time, you will be automatically placed in the last starting area. The colour of your bib number corresponds to the colour of your starting area. Pay attention! The first start time (10.10 hrs) is confirmed, the following starting areas are target start times.

Colour starting area Starting times Expected finish time 
White 13.20 hrs Finish time < 1.40.00 hrs
Yellow 13.26 hrs TCS employees and guests, members Le Champion, Business Run, Groups and charities
Pink 13.32 hrs Finish time 1.40.01 – 1.50.00 hrs
Orange 13.38 hrs Finish time 1.50.01 – 2.00.00 hrs
Green 13.44 hrs Finish time 2.00.01 – 2.10.00 hrs
Blue 13.50 hrs Finish time > 2.10.00 hrs

Click here for a map and the division of the starting area 

TCS 8K

The TCS Amsterdam Marathon 8K will start at 10:10 o’clock in the Olympic Stadium.

TCS 8K participants should take their place in one of the starting pens. These pens are situated in Stadionweg, next to Stadionplein. Each starting pen corresponds with an expected finishing time. If you have not declared an estimated finishing time, you will be automatically placed in the last starting pen. The colour of your bib number corresponds to the colour of your starting pen. Pay attention! The first start time (10.10 hrs) is confirmed, the following starting areas are target start times.

Colour starting area Starting time Expected finish time 
White 10.10 hrs Finish < 0.50.00 hrs
Yellow 10.14 hrs TCS employees and guests, members Le Champion, Business Run, Groups and Charities
Pink 10.18 hrs Finish > 0.50.00 hrs

Click here for a map and the division of the starting area