Running along the Dutch coast, surrounded by sea and dunes. On Sunday, March 19, 2017 the 10th edition of the one and only true coastal marathon in The Netherlands will take place. You will run the classic marathon distance in a straight line, 100% over the beach. A unique experience! Put on your runningshoes and help children worldwide. Participants of the marathon raise funds for Terre des Hommes. Prefer walking? Register for the 21.1 km beach and dunes walk.

The only real coastal marathon of The Netherlands

You will start in Zandvoort and will run over the beach to Scheveningen in a straight line. You will be surrounded by the sea and dunes and in the distance you will soon see the Scheveningen Pier appearing. The beach will be hard because we start at low tide, but this is nature, so each edition is unique. You can run the full distance as an individual, or register as a duo or relay team, together with friends or colleagues. 

  • Date: Sunday March 19
  • Start: 11.00 hour Beachclub Thalassa (near Zandvoort trainstation)
  • Finish: Scheveningen Pier
  • Costs: €50 individual, €100 duo, €150 relay team >3, €20 beachwalk

Stop child exploitation wordwide

Terre des Hommes encourages all participants to get sponsors for running this wonderful marathon. Start your own fundraising campaign here and ask your friends, family and colleagues to contribute to your performance and help to stop child exploitation worldwide. Your funds will go to the Terre des Hommes programmes to stop child exploitation. Together we can help more children, start your fundraising today!

Team up with colleagues

Team up with your colleagues in a business team and stop child exploitation together. There are several sponsorship opportunities to present your company along the route and at the start and finish. Would you like to know more? Contact Nancy Ravensbergen.

Beachwalk marathon

Prefer walking? There will also be a a half marathon beachwalk through the Dutch dunes and on the beach. A unique way to enjoy the enchanting coastline. Register now! The walking marathon starts at 11 am at Beach Club Culpepper in Scheveningen and will also finish here. Read more about the walking marathon >>