13 Oct 2023 - 16 Oct 2023

Amsterdam -- Amsterdam 8K
Trip duration
13 Oct 2023
16 Oct 2023
15 Oct 2023
10 Jul 2023

The race
Amsterdam 8K slide
Amsterdam 8K slide
Amsterdam 8K slide
Amsterdam 8K slide
Amsterdam 8K slide
Amsterdam 8K slide
Amsterdam 8K slide
Amsterdam 8K slide

**TCS Amsterdam Marathon is taking place and has received the go from the municipality. Last chance to sign up now, deadline is the first of September 2023.**

**Please note that bib numbers can't be personalized anymore and have a number only, no name**

The TCS 8K run is held together with the TCS Amsterdam Marathon and the Mizuno Half Marathon and already takes place for over 40 years. With over 45.000 runners from more than 120 nations joining, the event is very popular all over the world. The run will lead you through various highlights in the centre of Amsterdam, through the Vondelpark, under the Rijksmuseum towards the legendary Olympic stadium where a lot of supporters will receive you enthusiastically. After your finish you can enjoy the atmosphere and watch the incoming marathon runners live in the stadium.

Registration Amsterdam 8K 2023

Globalrunning.com offers you a package with a guaranteed runner’s bib and accommodation. Furthermore, we offer the possibility that family members or friends can travel with you as companions and together you can enjoy this event.

Take a look at our packages. We ensure that during your stay in Amsterdam everything is arranged down to the last detail so that the athlete can fully devote himself or herself to the run. Whether individually or with a running group, with us you run around the world!

Book now directly and secure your entry with guaranteed participation!

  • Flights can be added upon request
  • We would be glad to put together a tailor made running trip for you
  • Part of a running group? Then we would be pleased to offer you a personalized package with group discount! Contact us for the options

Event details

Sunday, 15 October 2023
Start time
Start location
Stadionweg 239, 2c, 1076 NV Amsterdam, Netherlands
Finish location
Olympisch Stadion 2, 2c, 1076 DE Amsterdam, Netherlands
Expo location
Burgerweeshuispad 54, 2c, 1076 EP Amsterdam, Netherlands

The Expo is open on Friday between 10:00 and 20:00, on Saturday between 09:00 and 19:00 and on Sunday between 07:30 and 14:00 in the sports halls south.  

Time limit
The average temperature is between 7 and 14 degrees

The TCS 8K takes participants from the Stadionweg on the first small round of the official marathon course. Along the way you will pass, among other attractions, the Rijksmuseum and Vondelpark! The last part of the course takes you via the Amstelveenseweg to the finish in the Olympic Stadium. 

Pasta party

We will be organizing a Pasta Party on Saturday 14 October in the VIP area in the Olympic Stadium. We guarantee an excellent meal for €25 (including 1 drink). There are three groups: from 16.30 – 17.45, from 18.00 – 19.15 and from 19.30 – 21.00.


The map below shows the locations of the start & finish, our hotels of choice and the expo location. Underneath the map, there are two buttons which show the course and elevation maps of the event.

  • Trip schedule

    You start your day with an independent journey. Then it's 'Welcome to the Netherlands!' Today you can check in at the hotel of your choice. Afterwards you will have enough time to explore Amsterdam. You can take a walk through the city center or enjoy a boat trip on the canals of Amsterdam in the evening!

    Today you can pick up your bib number at the Marathon Expo. The rest of the day you have time to explore the city and prepare accordingly. In addition, we offer you various excursion options! The Rijksmuseum, Body Worlds or a bike tour through the city are just some of the possibilities.

    It's finally here, today is your big day! The Amsterdam 8K. Finish at the Olympic Stadium with great atmosphere. Are you ready to set a super fast time? Don't forget to enjoy the amazing course and soak up the atmosphere in the stadium at your finish.

    Unfortunately, your running trip is already over. With pride you can enjoy the breakfast buffet. We wish you a good journey home. Of course it is also possible to extend your running trip? Just ask us!

  • Transport

    We do not offer transport for this arrangement by default. However, we do offer the option to book flights with us. Prices will vary if you choose to make use of our service.

  • Accomodation
    Ibis Budget City South
    € 350,00 per person

    The budget opportunity for your running adventure in Amsterdam. The new Ibis Budget Amsterdam City South is located in Amstelveen, in the south of the city and benefits from a direct connection to the Olympic Stadium and the centre of Amsterdam. Kronenburg railway station is just 100 metres from the hotel, making it easy to reach on foot. Near the Olympic Stadium are both the expo and the start and finish location of the Amsterdam Marathon, Half Marathon and the 8km. This can be reached within 25 minutes from the hotel.

    The hotel offers single, double or triple rooms. The hotel reception is open 24 hours a day. At the reception you can also rent bikes to discover Amsterdam. In the vicinity of the Ibis Budget Amsterdam City South you will find the Amstelpark, which lends itself perfectly as a warm-up for the Sunday run! In the morning you can enjoy the continental breakfast buffet, which is freshly prepared for guests at the hotel.

    Westcord Fashion Hotel
    € 450,00 per person

    The chic WestCord Fashion Hotel Amsterdam is located opposite the World Fashion business centre in the southwest of Amsterdam. This has been the 'Official Athletes Hotel' for years and welcomes all the top athletes who take up the challenge in Amsterdam. Look forward to luxurious design rooms with fashionable furnishings and your own bathroom with bath and/or shower. The hotel offers free access to the indoor swimming pool and a modern gym. You can also relax in the hotel's sauna for a fee on site. In the restaurant with trendy bar you can enjoy culinary delights or light dishes for dinner. The elegant SKYY bar offers panoramic views of the city and a selection of wines and exotic cocktails.

    The location of the hotel offers runners and participants the opportunity to easily reach the start and finish location of the marathon, half marathon or 8km from Amsterdam, by using public transport. These, like the expo, take place at the Olympic Stadium and can be reached within a few stops (about 20 minutes). The centre of Amsterdam is also easy to reach from the WestCord Fashion Hotel. You can also rent bicycles at the hotel.

    Leonardo Royal hotel Amsterdam
    € 460,00 per person

    The 4-star Leonardo Hotel Amsterdam Rembrandtpark is located directly on the Rembrandtpark and the A10 ring road. The impressive building is located 15 minutes from the old center of Amsterdam and has a perfect connection to both the city center and Schiphol Airport. The hotel offers a restaurant, private parking, a fitness center, hammam, luggage storage and a bar. Furthermore, this property has a 24-hour front desk, room service and free Wi-Fi in all areas. The air-conditioned rooms are equipped with a flat-screen TV with satellite channels, a refrigerator, a coffee machine and a private bathroom.

    Olympic Hotel
    € 600,00 per person

    A pleasant stay is guaranteed by the hotel's comfortable and spacious rooms.

    Facilities include luggage storage, a safe, a restaurant, a bar and a conference room. Wi-Fi in the common areas allows guests to stay in touch with friends or relatives. Guests arriving by car can park it in the hotel's parking lot.

    For runners, the distance to the start and finish line from the hotel is ideal; the hotel is located next to the Olympic stadium. The Expo is across the street, in the sport halls south.

  • About Amsterdam

    Amsterdam is one of the most beautiful and diverse cities in Europe, which is very popular as a city trip. Meanwhile, there are plenty of sights that make a trip to Amsterdam worthwhile. The city offers a variety of delicious food and drinks, as well as more than 70 museums. A walk along the historic canals and narrow streets is ideal to see some of Amsterdam's highlights. The city also offers great shopping possibilities. A visit to Amsterdam has something for everyone. A bicycle tour through the city would also be perfect if you prefer to be a little more active. 

from € 350,00


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  • 3 nights stay at a hotel of your choice
  • Daily breakfast
  • Guaranteed bib number (if participant)
  • Finishers Medal
  • City and tourist taxes
  • Extensive travel information

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