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 Mazars Half Marathon the possibility to bring their own sports drinks. Participants of the marathon can bring their own sport drinks on Saturday, April 15 from 11:00-17:00 at the Runnersbeurs or on Sunday, April 16 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 24 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 15 or Sunday, April 16 at the registration desk.

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 April 15 from 11.00-17.00 and Sunday April 16 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 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 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 24 via [email protected] Only when you have cancellation insurance you will receive your registration fee back.

Can I change my registration?
Until March 24, 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 24, 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?
Transferring is only possible at the Runnersbeurs Saxion at Saturday April 15 or Sunday April 16.

Can I add extras, such as a t-shirt or engraving of my medal, to my registration?
Yes, this is possible until March 24 at [email protected]

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 16?
Yes, it is considered a normal shopping Sunday that is not different from other Sundays. However, shopping Sunday is = walking Sunday. Stores 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.

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

Men: < 02.30.00
Women: <02.45.00

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.