Marathon round seek and meer
22 - 23 Jun 2019
With more than 1,000 entries in all Mar-athon running in 2014 and 2015 falls in the Dutch top 5 in terms of participation. While the semi-Mar-athon with 1500 starting tickets were booked within three weeks. The route, the atmosphere and the fact that it is an evening walk, which is why you should be here. The third edition of the Mar-athon symbolic start on Friday June 23, 2019 from 19:00 to Starteiland Run Running 7.5 km. For the true lovers of the short range one starts near the Start Island and is one of the last part of the Mar-athon trail to the Martini Plaza in Sneek.
Throughout Mar-athon (42 km)Throughout Mar-athon starts at 19:00 on the sidewalk of the Water Gate in Sneek. Once the bridge is down, you walk along the canals towards the Rasthofpark. The first part leads through the city, then on cycle paths. After 10 kilometers, there is a piece of dirt, followed by shell paths interspersed with asphalt. From 21 kilometers, the route is completely paved. The sun sets at 22:06 pm and at 22:30 join the darkness. Will you be in before it gets dark? Or are you going to enjoy the setting sun as you run toward the Water Gate. Half Mar-athon (21km)Half Mar-athon starts at the bridge at Heerenzijl. You walk through the cozy water sports village of Terherne direction Oude Schouw. The start is at 19:00, so you do not suffer from the heat. The route of the Mar-athon allows you to experience the beautiful nature of the Sneekermeer.
All participants will receive race bibs, wristbands, t-shirts, certificates and medals.
Start on the longest Saturday of the year at the more than 400 year old water gate and walk along the canals towards the Sneker Rasthofpark to Uitwellingerga. On the dike along the Jentsjemar, through the meadows towards' Rufus on the water. " Here you can literally walk on the water thanks to a specially constructed pontoon, then along the Zwette Poel, go through Goingarijp on the shell along the Sneekermeer direction Heerenzijl. At Heerenzijl is also the start of the semi-Mar-athon. From here you walk about completely paved paths through Terherne direction Oude Schouw, the Grienedyk to Sneek. At the finish at the Mar-tiniplein you will receive a warm welcome at the Finishers Festival.
Every 5 kilometers there is a nursing station.
Minimum age for all Mar-athon is 18 years.
At the finish you will receive your Mar Medal and you are filled with the spotlight on the Finishers Festival.