• Starting times 2019

Starting times 2019

TCS Marathon 

The TCS Marathon starts 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 colour of your bib number corresponds corresponds to the colour of your 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 after the start of the race.

Colour starting areaExpected finish time 
WhiteInvited athletes and athletes with a personal best up to 2.40.00
YellowAthletes with an expected finish time between 2.40.01 and 3.00.00
PinkAthletes with an expected finish time between 3.00.01 and 3.30.00
OrangeAthletes with an expected finish time between 3.30.01 and 4.00.00
GreenAthletes with an expected finish time between 4.00.01 and 4.30.00
BlueAthletes 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 starts at 13.20 hrs till 13.50 hrs at the Stadionweg, next to the Stadionplein. 

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 starting time (13.20 hrs) is confirmed, the following starting areas are target times.

Colour starting areaStarting timesExpected finish time 
White13.20 hrsFinish time < 1.40.00 hrs
Yellow13.26 hrsTCS employees and guests, members Le Champion, Business Run, Groups and charities
Pink13.32 hrsFinish time 1.40.01 – 1.50.00 hrs
Orange13.38 hrsFinish time 1.50.01 – 2.00.00 hrs
Green13.44 hrsFinish time 2.00.01 – 2.10.00 hrs
Blue13.50 hrsFinish time > 2.10.00 hrs

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

TCS 8K

The TCS 8K starts at 10.10 hrs at the Stadionweg, next to 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 starting time (10.10 hrs) is confirmed, the following starting areas are target times.

Colour starting areaStarting timeExpected finish time 
White10.10 hrsFinish < 0.50.00 hrs
Yellow10.14 hrsTCS employees and guests, members Le Champion, Business Run, Groups and Charities
Pink10.18 hrsFinish > 0.50.00 hrs

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