In Groningen, you will find plenty of fun running races to take part in. Groningen hosts its most famous running event, the 4-mile run, every year, but you will also find plenty of other running races in the city and its surroundings. Plenty to do for enthusiastic runners in the coming months. On Inside Groningen, you’ll find the running events of the coming months!
- Date: 4 November 2023
- Distances: 5 km, 10 km, and 10 miles
- Date: 4 February 2024
- Location: Roden, municipality of Noordenveld
The Mensinge Marathon is scheduled for 4 February 2024 in Roden. For avid runners who would like to run longer distances, this is a perfect opportunity. You can choose from different distances, namely 17 km, 25 km, 34 km and 43 km. Each lap is about 8, 5 km, allowing you to choose 2, 3, 4 or even 5 laps to run your desired distance. The start and finish is at the entrance to Mensinge estate Mensingheweg 7, 9301KA Roden. Register directly for this run on the official website.
Univé Leekster Lente Loop:
- Date: 16 March 2024
- Location: Leek, Westerkwartier municipality
On 16 March 2024, the Univé Leekster Lente Loop will take place, as the name suggests, in the beautiful spring. The event offers running distances of 5, 10 and 21 kilometres on the picturesque Nienoord Estate. Register for this run directly on the official website.
City Park Nightrun: a unique experience in the dark
- Date: 15 December 2023
- Location: Stadspark Groningen
The Stadspark Nightrun is a unique event organised every year in the Stadspark in Groningen.
It is a combination of sport, fun and excitement, with spectacular light animations, wonderful music and surprising acts.After the finish, you can enjoy an afterparty with great music and snacks and drinks. You can choose from two different distances. The short route is about 6 kilometres and the long route about 10 kilometres.
|Plantsoenloop Groningen||4 November 2023||Groningen||5 km, 10 km, 10 miles|
|Mensinge Marathon||4 February 2024||Roden, Noordenveld||17 km, 25 km, 34 km, 43 km|
|Univé Leekster Lente Loop||16 March 2024||Leek, Westerkwartier||1.2 km, 5 km, 10 km, 21.1 km|
|Stadspark Nightrun||15 December 2023||Groningen||6 km, 10 km|
Groningen offers a wide range of running races suitable for both experienced runners and beginners. Whether you have years of experience or are just starting out in running, there is always a race to suit your level. So get out your running shoes and join one of these events in Groningen!