Is there a participation limit?
No, we do not have a participation limit.

How many minutes before the start of my race should I be in the starting area?
10 minutes, but we recommend being present earlier around the starting point.

Are there pacers?
Yes, there are pacers present on the full and half marathon.

Is it allowed to accompany people on their bikes?
No, this is not allowed.

Is there a possibility to bring my own sports drinks?
We offer participants in the Demcon Marathon and Movella Half Marathon the possibility to bring their own sports drinks. Participants of the marathon can bring their own sport drinks on Saturday, April 23 from 11:00-17:00 at the Runnersbeurs or on Sunday, April 24 between 08:00 and 08:30 at the registration desk in “Saxion”. The bottles must have the start number and the kilometer point of the care station written on them. The maximum height of the water bottles is 24 centimeters. Unfortunately we cannot deliver all bottles that are higher to the corresponding supply point.

Will there be starting areas?
The start sections are divided by time. You have to take place in the start section that you think is appropriate for you. The organization will pay close attention to this during the race day.

How does the time measurement work?
Time clocks are located at all 5 km points of the run, at the half marathon point and at the finish. The kilometer points are indicated by signs on the side of the road.

Is there wardrobe available?
Yes, there is a wardrobe available. The cost is 1 euro, if you have not ordered it in advance. Please note that only cash payment is possible.

 

Until when do I get a first name start number?
Registrations through March 31 will have a starting number with first name included.

Can I still register during the marathon weekend?
It is possible to arrange your registration on Saturday, April 23 or Sunday, April 24 at the registration desk.

Do I have to re-enroll if I have an enrollment from 2020 or 2021?
No, if you have not used the refund option your registration is still valid. You can check this via registration.nl. If you want a new confirmation, this is always possible by sending an email to [email protected]

How can I register as a Belgian participant?
This is possible through the English registration form, for participants outside the Netherlands but within Europe.

What about ordered extras?
Ordered extras can be used or picked up/used during the marathon weekend. T-shirts and BibBits will not be sent to your home, but can be picked up at the Runnersbeurs Saxion.

 

Will my race number be sent to my home?
No, it must be picked up on location (see next question).

Where can I pick up my race number?
You can pick up your start number on Saturday 23 April from 11.00-17.00 and Sunday 24 April from 07.30 to one hour before the start at Saxion Hogeschool at the M.H. Tromplaan 28 in Enschede. Your start number will be visible in the Close App and Enschede Marathon trackingapp in the first week of April.

Can I pick up the race number of someone else?
Yes, it is possible. For this you need a screenshot of the start number from the Close App or Enschede Marathon trackingapp of your running buddy.

 

Where should I pick up my ordered extras?
The running shirt and bibbits can be picked up at the registration desk during the marathon weekend. Other extras, as the engraving of your medal, are done at the H.J. Van Heekplein.

Where can I have my medal engraved?
After you cross the finish line, you will of course receive your well-deserved medal. The costs are € 6.50 for pre-registration and € 8.00 on the day of the event. You can have your medal engraved in the merchandise tent on H.J. Van Heekplein.

Can I cancel my registration?
Yes, this is possible until March 31st via [email protected] If you have cancellation insurance you will receive your registration fee back.

Can I change my registration?
Until March 31, it is possible via [email protected] If you want to change to a longer distance, an invoice for the price difference will be sent. After March 31, it is still possible to change the distance at the Runnersbeurs. Do not forget to mention your expected finish time!

Can I transfer my race number?
This is only possible for registrations after July 2021. The reason is the possibility of refund that there has been for registrations of postponed editions. Transferring is only possible at the Runnersbeurs Saxion.

Can I add extras, such as a t-shirt or engraving of my medal, to my registration?
Yes, this is possible until March 31 at [email protected]

Is it possible to postpone my registration to a future edition (2023)?
No, this is not possible.

What is the Close App?
In 2022, Enschede Marathon will work with its own app for the first time: the Close App. All the information you need for your participation will soon be clearly available in this app, which is very handy! You will not be overloaded with messages, but will only receive specific information relating to your participation. Like your starting number for example, so you can collect it on 23 and 24 April.

Leading up to the marathon weekend, the number of messages increases. If there is an announcement that should not miss, you will receive a notification. The only condition is that you allow notifications when installing the app.

How does the app work?
After registering, you will receive an e-mail containing a link to the Close App. This app is connected to your mobile phone number. In this way, we can ensure that your race number and all information relating to your chosen distance is personally linked to your participation.

You can also download the app now from the Google Play Store or App Store. After downloading, go through the menu and enter the following access code: ENSCHEDEMARATHON2022

I do not have a device on which the Close app can be downloaded. What now?
We do not want to force anyone to buy a mobile phone. Information about the Enschede Marathon can also be found on our website.

Can I use the Close App for multiple registrations?
Yes, this is possible. You will receive multiple start numbers on the Close App.

Are there any photo’s avalaible after Enschede Marathon?
Yes, as soon as possible are the photo’s published on our website.

Is it paid parking on April 24?
Yes, it is considered a normal shopping Sunday that is not different from other Sundays. However, shopping Sunday is – walking Sunday. Stores along the route are closed.

Where can I park?
Through this link you can find all parking spots for bicycle and car. However, we recommend coming by bike or public transport, Enschede Central Station is easily accessible.

Will my registration automatically be rescheduled?
Yes, all registrations from rescheduled editions are valid this year (2022), should you not have used the refund option. When you convert, you will also be automatically placed in the correct age category. The extras that have been paid are still valid.

Can I cancel my registration with a refund of the registration fee?
This is possible until March 31st if you have taken a cancellation insurance. If you do not have cancellation insurance, refunds are not possible.

Is my start number transferable?
No, starting numbers from 2020 and 2021 are not transferable.

Can I change my distance?
Yes, this is possible until March 31 at [email protected] After that it is possible to change the registration at the Runnersbeurs.

What about ordered extras?
Ordered extra’s from registrations of postponed editions are also valid this year. If you want to order an extra, such as a shirt, it is possible via [email protected] until 31 March.

If you think you can finish within the times below, you can send an email to Herman Moelard. ([email protected])

Men: < 02.45.00
Women: <02.30.00

What do I need to do if I want to become a volunteer?
Enschede Marathon requires many volunteers. Without the help of volunteers the Enschede Marathon cannot take place. More information you will find here.

I want to become a traffic controller in the marathon weekend, but I have no certificate, how do I arrange this?
Through us it is possible to do an online course for a certificate. This certificate is valid for one year and can also be used for other events. Please mail to [email protected] for more information.