The registration desk is located at Saxion University of Applied Sciences (M.H. Tromplaan 28) and is open on Saturday 20 April from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. and on Sunday 21 April from 7.30 a.m. until one hour before the start.
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 20 from 11:00-17:00 at the Runnersbeurs or on Sunday, April 21 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 starting areas are divided according to time. You must take a seat in the starting box that you think applies to you. The organization pays close attention during the competition day.
Are you participating in the Univé FitRUN 5 km? Then make sure you don’t stand between the half and full marathon runners. As a participant of the Univé FitRUN, you start 5 km behind the half and full marathon runners.
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.
Are there lockers available?
Yes, there are lockers available. To ensure that we can provide participants with a 100% secure way to store valuable belongings, this year, by popular request, we are introducing lockers instead of the traditional free cloakroom.
You can easily book a locker online by following the link included in the confirmation email of your registration. If you have already registered, you can use THIS LINK.
– A locker costs €5.
– The dimensions of the locker are 30 x 23 x 40 cm.
– If you have booked a locker online, you will receive an email on Saturday, April 20th, at 09:00 with the number of your locker and the corresponding pin code.
– Lockers are also available on April 21st. Simply scan the QR code on-site to book a locker (cashless). Booking online has the advantage for you of ensuring a locker and for us of knowing how many lockers to hire.
We aim to make your match experience as comfortable and worry-free as possible and hope to be of service to you!
Until when do I get a first name start number?
Registrations through March 28 2024 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 20 or Sunday, April 21 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 20 from 11.00-17.00 and Sunday April 21 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, bibbits and socks 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 28, 2024, via [email protected]. Only when you have cancellation insurance you will receive your registration fee back and, if desired, the money for the ordered items. If you have not taken out cancellation insurance, a refund is NOT possible. We will only process a request for a refund with a doctor’s statement. Cancellation insurance can only be taken out for the full and half marathon.
Can I change my registration?
Up to and including March 28, 2024, changes are possible by sending an email to [email protected]. If you want to change to a longer distance, an invoice for the price difference will be sent. After March 28, 2024, it will only be possible to change your distance at the Runnersbeurs Saxion on Saturday, April 20, and Sunday, April 21. Don’t forget to mention your expected finish time! If you change to a shorter distance, you will not receive a refund for the price difference.
Can I transfer my race number?
Transferring the bib number for the ‘Marathon’ and ‘Half Marathon’, 10 km, 5 km and ‘De Twee van Enschede’ sections to a third party is possible until March 28.
Can I add extras, such as a t-shirt or engraving of my medal, to my registration?
Yes, this is possible until March 28, 2024, 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 21?
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
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.