When it comes to running events, you could say Amsterdam has a personal best: the TCS Amsterdam Marathon. Held annually in mid-October, the event draws elite runners from around the world, with its 43rd edition taking place on Sunday, 14 October 2017.
Whether you're taking part in the race itself or coming along to support friends and family, the Amsterdam Marathon is a great reason to visit the Dutch capital. There's nothing quite like the atmosphere in Amsterdam around marathon time, as more than 40,000 people descend on the city to race, cheer on the runners, and enjoy everything else that the city has to offer.
Below you'll find a handy guide to Amsterdam Marathon, as well as lots of useful tips and information to help you get the most out of your time here. On your marks? Get set, go!