Rotterdam Marathon 2013

14 Apr 2013 to
Rotterdam Marathon

Please note the below information is for the 2013 Rotterdam Marathon. Subscribe to our newsletter to ensure you find our when entries become available for the 2014 Rotterdam Marathon.

The ABN AMRO Marathon Rotterdam has been the biggest one-day sporting event in the Netherlands for 13 years in a row. The world's top athletes will be at the start on the bustling Coolsingel, alongside thousands of other runners who will also triumph, each in their own unique way. The marathon weekend is a wonderful blend of (top) sport and festival. No other marathon in the Netherlands can match the atmosphere in Rotterdam; 925,000 spectators along the course make the party complete.

Rotterdam, World Port World City, is a city you have to experience for yourself. It is a young, dynamic, international city with a passionately beating heart. The city keeps reinventing itself at a rapid pace, redefining and expanding its already impressive skyline every time you visit and presenting new cultural and sporting events to surprise and delight you. Its ever-changing nature makes Rotterdam a city that you can rediscover time and again.

Travel Package

The Race:

Every year the organizers provide a fast, traffic free, safe and running friendly course. The course in Rotterdam has already proven itself with fast times. After 3 world records (Carlos Lopes in 1985, Belayneh Densamo in 1988 and Tegla Loroupe in 1998) Felix Limo ran the fastest time ever on Dutch soil in 2004. He crossed the finish in a time of 2.06.14 (course record Rotterdam). In 2008 William Kipsang broke the course record in 2.05.49. Duncan Kibet broke this record in 2009 by crossing the finish in 2.04.27, the fastest time worldwide in 2009. In 2010 ran Patrick Makau also on this course the fastest time worldwide: 2.04.48.


The Hotel:

We will be staying at the 4 star Inntel Hotel Rotteram. The design Inntel Hotels Rotterdam Centre is located in the centre of Rotterdam on the water and at the foot of the Erasmus bridge. The interior and location of the hotel are so unique that this hotel is an absolute must, whether you are planning some sight seeing in Rotterdam or holding a business meeting. The shopping area as well as all tourist attractions are within walking distance. A tram stop and metro station are right in front of the hotel, making it easy to get to the Central Station, Ahoy or the WTC. Rooms include free wireless internet, adjustable air conditioning, twin beds, mini bar, safe, flat screen TV, bathroom with shower/bath, hair dryer and heated mirror. Guests will enjoy Free wireless internet in the entire hotel, free use of Wellness Club H2O with swimming pool, Turkish sauna, Finnish steam bath and Fitness and during Marathon weekend we serve a special “athletes” breakfast buffet.


Twin Room, 3 nights, £249 per person

Single Room, 3 nights, £419 per person

Please note there is no twin share option on this package.


Marathon Entry Fee:

Full Marathon – Sunday 14th April 2013 – Book before 14th December 2012 £35, Book between 14th December & 31st January £40, 1st February onwards £50.

10K – Sunday 14th April 2013 - £14

5K – Saturday 13th April 2013 - £9

Deposit £100 per person + race entry fee Included in the price: – 3 nights accommodation at the Inntel Hotel Rotterdam – Bed and Breakfast NOT Included in the price: (not exhaustive) – Flights – Insurance – Entry – Transfers There will be no Sports Tours International Representative on this trip.


How to Book

Please click on the Green Button at the top of this page. At time of booking we require a non-refundable deposit per person plus any applicable entry fee. The balance of your travel package must be paid, at the latest, 12 weeks before departure to avoid the cancellation of your trip.


Important Information

Visas are not required to enter Holland. You need a passport. As a British passport holder you may stay as a visitor for three months. General Travel Information is available. All other non-UK passport holders must check their own country's entry requirements for Holland. For details of insurance for our travel packages, please visit our insurance page. There is additional information about our other Concierge Services on our special web page.

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