Participating in the Enschede Marathon means that you can cross the oldest and therefore very first marathon of the Netherlands and Western Europe off your list! The first edition took place in 1947 and in 2022 we will celebrate our 75th anniversary. Celebrate it with us!
The fast route and good facilities ensure fast finishing times. Run across the campus of the University of Twente, run the F35 (so called cycle highway) and run through the fantastic H.J. van Heekpark before finishing in the bustling city centre. 80,000 supporters will enthusiastically encourage you!
Sign up now!
Take up the challenge and participate in the Demcon Marathon on 24 April. Register today!
Participate in and experience the oldest marathon in the Netherlands and Western Europe.
Registering outside Europe
What is included in your registration?
– BIB number with integrated time registration
– Special anniversary medal
– Your results on our website
– Certificate (download)
– Traffic-free and officially measured race course
– Water and refreshment stations (with sponges, water, sports drinks and fruit) along the route (+/- every 2.5 km) and after the finish
– DJs along the route
– Possibility to join our pacers
Prepare yourself well
Would you like to receive tips & tricks from professional trainers and train together with others, then join the Enschede Marathon Clinics.
Registration fee Demcon Marathon
Please note: when registering until 31 March, you will receive a BIB number with your first name and you can also order the anniversary shirt and BibBits. When registering after 31 March, these options are no longer available.
– Pre-registration up to and including 1 January 2022: € 45,00
– Pre-registration 2 January to 31 March 2022: € 51,50
– Pre-registration 1 April to 20 April 2022: € 51,50
– Registration in the marathon weekend: € 59,00
Prize schedule Demcon Marathon
Please find the prize schedule of Enschede Marathon 2022 here.
Club Challenge: Take on the challenge as a club!
Take part in the marathon together with your club mates and accept the challenge. Who knows, your club might win the Marathon Club Challenge!
If you want to participate as a club, sign up with as many members as possible. The three fastest members of each club will make up the Marathon Club Challenge ranking. Show that your club is the fastest! Experience a fun and sporty day together, where your club has a chance to win a great prize (1st prize € 500,-, 2nd prize € 300,- 3rd prize € 200,-).
Winners Club Challenge 2019
1. Athletics Nijverdal
2. Eindhoven Atletiek
3. LAAC Twente
How to register?
Register at least three members of your club individually for the Demcon Marathon and send an email to [email protected] that your team will take on the challenge during Club Challenge.
Sunday, April 24, 2022
Starting time Demcon Marathon
Start and finish location
H.J. van Heekplein
SEN (up to and including 34 years), M35, M40, M45, M50, M55 and M60
SEN (up to and including 34 years), W35, W40, W45, W50, W55 and W60
The limit for running the Demcon Marathon is 5 hours.
Limit 35.1 km point (De Broeierd): this point must have been passed before 2.25 p.m.
The allocation of the starting blocks is based on the expected finishing time. Please take your place in the starting area that suits your expected finishing time best.
|Starting block Green||Elite runners + runners with a competition licence (starting straight behind the elite runners)|
|Starting block Blue||< 3:00:00 hrs.|
|Starting block Yellow||3:00:00 hrs. – 3:30:00 hrs.|
|Starting block Orange||3:30:00 hrs. – 4:00:00 hrs.|
|Starting block Red||> 4:00:00 hrs.|
The race course is officially measured and certified according to the guidelines of the Dutch Athletics Association (Atletiekunie) and AIMS – World Athletics.
Do you need a GPX file for Demcon Marathon? Download it here.
If you think you can finish the marathon within the times mentioned below, you might be eligible for an invitation for the Demcon Marathon. Please send an email with your personal data to Herman Moelard: [email protected] stating “Fast runners”.
Men: < 02:30:00
Women: < 02:45:00
You are then eligible for:
– Start directly behind the elite runners
– Dressing area within walking distance of start and finish
– Possibly hotel accommodation and pasta party on 23 April 2022