Half MarathonAmsterdam

18 Oct 2024 - 21 Oct 2024

Amsterdam -- Amsterdam Half Marathon
Trip duration
18 Oct 2024
21 Oct 2024
20 Oct 2024
10 Jul 2024

The race

The Mizuno Half Marathon is the largest Half Marathon in the Netherlands and is held simultaneously with TCS Amsterdam Marathon and TCS 8K run. You will start just outside the Olympic stadium, the course is incredibly fast and attractive while it leads you through various highlights in the centre of Amsterdam such as the Rijksmuseum and along the windmills on the Amstel. The finish will be inside the legendary Olympic stadium of Amsterdam and with many support from the stands you will end your run with a satisfied feeling! With a large amount of nationalities (over 120 nationalities joining) the event is beloved all over the world. Alongside all the other 45.000 runners you will have a weekend to never forget!

Registration Amsterdam Half Marathon 2024

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, 20 October 2024
Start time
Start location
Stadionweg 239, 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 Thursday between 13:00 and 20:00, on Friday between 10:00 and 20:00, on Saturday between 09:00 and 19:00 and on Sunday between 07:00 and 13:30 (only to collect BIBs and runningshirts) in the sports halls south.  

Time limit
The average temperature is between 7 and 14 degrees

The Mizuno half marathon consists of one loop, most of which passes through the attractive centre of Amsterdam. The course starts at the Stadionweg and goes through Churchilllaan, Rijnstraat and the Utrechtse Bridge over the Amstel river. You then run through Watergraafsmeer and Zeeburg. The rest of the course is same as that of the full marathon.

Pasta party

We will be organizing a Pasta Party on Saturday 19 October in the VIP area in the Olympic Stadium. We guarantee an excellent meal for €30 (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 and welcome in Amsterdam!' Today you can check in at the hotel of your choice. There is also the possibility to pick up your bib number between 1PM and 8PM at the Marathon Expo. The first day in Amsterdam, time to explore Amsterdam. You can take a walk through the city center or enjoy a boat trip on the canals of Amsterdam!

    Today there is also the chance to pick up your bib number at the Marathon Expo between 1PM and 8PM. Not everyone arrived yesterday, some of you will arrive on friday, we also warmly welcome you in Amsterdam! 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.

    The day before te run. This day there are plenty of activities who are completely without obligation. You could go for a fresh morning walk through Amsterdam, if you want to pace it up you could choose the Morning City Run through the beautiful city. Also today the is the possibility to pick up your bib number between 9AM and 7PM. And for in the evening you could registrate for the Pasta Party! Discover the beautyness of Amsterdam on land of through the water on a longboat.

    It's finally here, today is your big day! The Mizuno Half Marathon. You will start (13:00) at the Stadionweg in Area B and finish at the Olympic Stadium with a 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
    Grand Hotel Amstelveen
    € 287,00 per person

    The four-star hotel with spacious (32m2) standard rooms; extensive breakfast, free wifi, meeting, sports and culinary facilities within walking distance. Centrally located to Schiphol Airport, the centre of Amsterdam, Amstelveen and other arterial roads. In short: the ideal place to stay for a relaxing weekend away.

    Ibis Budget City South
    € 420,00 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.

    Novotel Amsterdam City
    € 470,00 per person

    The 4-star Novotel Amsterdam City hotel is located in the south of Amsterdam, in an ideal location near the start/finish of the running race. The modern hotel, with 610 rooms, is spacious and offers everything you need during your stay in the city. Enjoy our delicious daily breakfast, a tasty lunch or dinner in the restaurant, or take a relaxing moment at the bar. Rooms are fully equipped with a minibar, safe, work desk, air conditioning and free Wi-Fi. Take time to relax in the sauna or get active in the gym. Novotel is opposite Amstelpark where you can enjoy a quiet walk and have plenty of space for running. Thanks to its comfortable location, you can find several bars and restaurants around RAI and even more in the center, where you can be within 10 minutes by public transport. The hotel is easy to reach by both public transportation and by car. It is located along the A10 highway, within walking distance of the train, streetcar and metro station Amsterdam RAI. This puts you quickly in the bustling city center.

    Westcord Fashion Hotel
    € 470,00 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
    € 505,00 per person

    The 4-star Leonardo Royal Hotel Amsterdam is located directly next to metro station Overamstel. Thanks to its convenient location and connection to two metro lines you can reach Amsterdam Central Station and the Olympic Stadion within just a few minutes. From Schiphol it is about 20 minutes by taxi to the hotel.

    Enjoy spectacular 24-hour views of the city, from 490 modern hotel rooms across 18 floors. In a city where design matters, every air-conditioned room has distinctive interiors, an espresso machine, an en-suite bathroom with energising rain shower and a space-saving work station.

    The breakfast consists of a large buffet with continental deli items, fresh fruit and salads, pastries, and freshly prepared food. At LEO'S, the in-house restaurant, International Flavors mixes a chic aesthetic with a delectable menu. In addition to your food, our in-house restaurant, bar, and lounge serve a selection of international drinks throughout the day.

    Olympic Hotel
    € 655,00 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. 

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