the Marathon Rotterdam Walk

Saturday April 12th

Do you also want to discover the highlights of the NN Marathon Rotterdam, but would you rather walk? This edition you can again participate in The Marathon Rotterdam Walk. With this city walk you walk through Rotterdam the day before the NN Marathon Rotterdam, you’ll learn more about the marathon and also finish on the Coolsingel.

The entire route of 5, 10 or 15 km is indicated with arrows. Along the way you will walk past several musical acts, you can find out more about the highlights with the information signs and there are stamp posts.

If you register via the Dutch Cancer Society and raise 750 euros or more, you will be rewarded with a free bib number and the unique Walk against cancer-shirt. 

Included with your registration

Extra to order


5, 10 and 15 km

Check the route

On Saturday, April 12, we will be walking together through Rotterdam during The Marathon Rotterdam Walk. With beautiful routes and a visit to various locations, it is a wonderful event for walking enthusiasts. We have completely mapped out the route for you, all you have to do is follow the signs. Along the way you will come across various stamp posts, where you can get a stamp for your stamp card.

Afterwards you will receive a beautiful memory from us to take home: a unique pin!

Together we will make it a day to remember!

The Marathon Rotterdam Walk is an amazing walk festival every year. Along the way we provide entertainment with music and you get something to eat and drink. The walk is an important part of the Saturday. Will you join this year

walk against cancer

Walk against cancer during The Marathon Rotterdam Walk, and contribute directly to a better life for people dealing with cancer.

How can you contribute?

  • Create a fundraiser
  • Start to raise donations

Will you be able to raise 500 euros or more before April 1? Then KWF will reward you with a free entry and a free Walk Against Cancer shirt. This way you can walk in style in Rotterdam. Are you not reaching the target amount on time? Then you will ofcourse have the opportunity to purchase your entry ticket yourself. In any case, you will be participating in Rotterdam. All amounts are welcome and KWF appreciates everyone who contributes.

Highlights on the course

During The Marathon Rotterdam Walk you will discover the city in a unique way and pass iconic highlights of the city. We will soon announce the highlights of the route!



PraCTICal info

The routes of 5, 10 and 15 km are indicated with yellow arrows, follow these arrows to stay on the route. During the walk you can enjoy many information signs, musical acts, a photo point and stamp posts with refreshments.

Tip: bring your own water bottle or water bottle to refill it at the water taps you encounter along the way. You will find these points at the Kubuswoningen, Maashaven Noordzijde, Noordereiland and at Hotel New York.

On Friday, April 11 (10:00 AM – 8:00 PM) and on Saturday, April 12 (7:00 AM – 10:30 AM) you can pick up your stamp card during the Marathon Sport Expo in the Postillion Convention Center WTC Rotterdam (Beursplein 37, 3011 AA Rotterdam). We advise you to pick up your stamp card on Friday, because the Marathon Sport Expo is also open then. This free fair is the beating heart of the NN Marathon Rotterdam, where you can find great deals and feel the enthusiasm of the sports weekend. The stands are not open on Saturday morning before the walk.

The program will be announced later.

On the routes, in addition to various Rotterdam highlights, you will also pass stamp stations where you can get a stamp with your stamp card. You will also receive something to eat or drink at the stamp posts.

The locations of the stamp posts will be announced later.