Start of the 5 km 

We will start the 5 kilometers on Sunday at exactly 13.30 in de Breestraat in Leiden. The finish is at the Vismarkt.

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The maximum number of participants on the 5 kilometers is 2.000, so register quickly.



The minimum age for the 5 km is 12 years. Children under the age of 12 can participate in the Kidsrun the next day.


Do you want to know how the course for the 5 km goes? The exact parcours will be available as soon as possible.


View the rates here and register as soon as possible!

Prize Money

Are you a seriously fast runner? Beautiful. There is prize money on every seniors distance. If you want to know the price schedule, you should send an email to [email protected]

First name on startnumber

And … if you register before 1 September, you can also have your first name or a crazy slogan printed on the bib.

Medal Engraving

The medal is the ultimate reward. That’s why you run and that’s why we make them so beautiful. And that is why we now offer you an engraving service. Because what is more fun to engrave your end time on it? You can simply specify when signing up or else just at the Garenmarkt.

Official Running Shirt

The Official Leiden Marathon Shirt has a limited edition this year. We only print 500, so be quick. Click here for the rates page.



Mohammed El Hachimi (Marocco) is the fastest man at the 5 km with 14 minutes (2008). The fastest woman ever in Leiden was Tabitha Wambui Gichia (Kenya) in 2009. She ran 15.51 minutes. There is a bonus of € 250 at the finish for the first runner to improve the course record.

Competition Section

Competition license holders and runners who can demonstrate that they have run faster in 2019 or in 2020 than 0:19 minutes (men) and 0:21 minutes (women) are allowed to start in the competition section.We want to check your time, so mention the name of the website where we can find your end time.