Halve Haarlem

Halve van Haarlem

The 32nd edition of the Halve van Haarlem is happening on September 25th, 2016. Haarlem’s biggest one-day sporting event attracts more than 4000 participants. Traditionally, the schedule will consist of the Half Marathon, the 10 km, 5 km, the Kids Run and the Mini Kids Run (Kabouterloop) on Sunday.

Route description:

In addition to a Kabouterloop and Kids Run for the younger crowd, there are three main distances, being the 5 km, the 10 km, and a Half Marathon (KNAU certified). The routes lead runners through town, alongside forests and dunes.

Refreshment stations:

While en route, there will be a total of 5 pit stops with water, sponges, and – on the Half Marathon – bananas. These will be at the finish line, for the 5 km; at the ± 5 km mark and the finish line, for the 10 km; and, for the Half Marathon, at the 5 km, 10 km, 15 km, 17.5 km, 20 km marks and the finish line. All participants will receive a bottle of a sports drink and a medallion at the conclusion of the Halve van Haarlem.

Venue facilities:

This year, the Latin School of Haarlem on Jacobijn Street will be available again for your clothing/dressing needs. This location is 250 meters away from the start/finish. You will also find the number pick-up stations and clothing intake stations. These will be available to you starting at 10am.

Start times:

11.30 uur: 5 km (tijdslimiet 40 minuten)
12.15 uur: 10 km (tijdslimiet 80 minuten)
13.45 uur: Halve marathon (tijdslimiet 2 uur en 45 minuten)
14.00 uur: 700 m. Overspaern Kabouterloop
14.20 uur: 1,4 km Overspaern KidsRun

Entry fees:

Mini Kids Run: 3,50 € (late registration 4,50 €)
Kids Run: 4,50 € (late registration 5,50 €)
5 km: 10,50 € (late registration 12,50 €)
10 km: 12,50 € (late registration 14,50 €)
Half Marathon KNAU (license required): 15 € (late registration 17 €)
Half Marathon: 16 € (late registration 18 €)
T-Shirt: 16 €


Once you have registered, you can pick up your starting/chip number at SportSupport (located at the Generaal Spoorlaan 2a, 2025 NB Haarlem) on Friday September 25th, 2015 between 5pm and 8pm and on Saturday September 26th, 2015 from 9:30am to 2pm.

For participants visiting from outside the region, there will be an opportunity to pick up the starting number on the day of the run on Sunday September 27th, 2015 from 10am on, in the Jacobijn Street at the Latin School of Haarlem (Prinsenhof 3, 2011 TR Haarlem) near the start/finish location. Follow the Dutch signs for starting number pickup, which read “ophalen startnummers”.

Chip timing available:


Number of participants last year:




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