Frequently asked questions

All participants 2021

How can I register as a new participant?
1. Go to the website
2. Choose for Registration
3. Follow all steps of the registration form.
4. As soon as you are registered, you will receive an e-mail with the confirmation of your registration. Via the link Open dashboard you can administer your registration.
5. Registration for the 2021 is possible until September 27.
How do I change my distance? How do I change my personal data?
Go to Open dashboard in your confirmation e-mail to change your personal data.
 
If you wish to change your distance, please contact us via this form.
 
You can change your data until the 1st of September.
 
Please be aware that if you choose for a longer distance that there will be extra costs. When you choose for a shorter distance the paid amount remains the same. It is not possible to get a refund for a part or the registration fee. Participants of the marathon who choose for a shorter distance will remain their right on a free race shirt.
How do I change my shirt size?
If you are registerd for the TCS Marathon a shirt is included in your registration, you can adjust the size yourself.
- Go to Open dashboard in your confirmation e-mail.
- Click on TICKET in the dashboard. Choose the right shirt size at Details.
 
You can change your shirt size until the 1st of September.

If you are registered for another distance or ordered an extra shirt you can fill in your size only once at your registration. Unfortunately it is not possible to change this afterwards. If you wish to change your size, please contact us via this form.
I would like to assign my registration to someone else
When your registration for 2021 is confirmed, go to Open Dashboard in your confirmation e-mail.
 
Click on TICKET in the dashboard. At Assign fill in the e-mail address of the person you want to transfer your registration to.
 
You can assign your registration to someone else until the 16th of October.
Assigning to someone else is at your own risk. Le Champion doesn’t mediate in this.
Can I cancel my registration?
If you can’t or don’t want to participate, you can transfer your registration to someone else. More information about this can be find at the question about ‘transfer’.
When will the TCS Amsterdam Marathon be in 2022?
In 2022 the TCS Amsterdam Marathon is on Sunday the 16th of October.
Will there be a Virtual TCS Amsterdam Marathon in 2021?
Yes that is correct. Registration starts at September 6.

If the regular edition of the TCS Amsterdam Marathon is canceled, the participants of the 2021 edition will receive a discount on this year's Virtual Run.

Participants of the TCS Amsterdam Marathon 2020 who have chosen to participate in 2022, will receive a discount for next year's Virtual Run in case of cancellation.

Participants of the TCS Amsterdam Marathon 2020 who have chosen not to participate both in 2021 as in 2022, are no longer eligible for a discount on the Virtual Run.
How can I register for the Business Run, Charity Run or as a Travel Agency?
Unfortunately the registration for the Business Run and Charity Run is not opened yet. This is possible mid May.

If you wish to register as a Travel Agency, please contact Global Running.

Participants 2020 > 2021

Will my registration for the TCS Amsterdam Marathon 2020 automatically be converted to the edition of 2021?
No that doesn’t happen automatically. On the 3rd of March you received an e-mail to confirm your participation in the edition of 2021, 2022 or to donate.

It was possible to make your choice until 1 August.

 In case you haven’t made a choice, we will transfer your registration to the edition of 2022. In November you will receive more information about this.
I haven’t received an e-mail about converting my registration, is this correct?
The e-mail about converting your registration was sent on the 3rd of March. It was possible to make your choice until 1 August.

In case you haven’t made a choice, we will transfer your registration to 2022. In November you will receive more information about this.
I have chosen to participate in 2021, can I still convert my bib number to 2022?
Sorry, that is not possible anymore. It was possible to make your choice until 1 August. 

If you can’t or don’t want to participate, you can assign your registration to someone else. More information about this can be found at the question about ‘assign’. 
I chose to participate in 2021 and would like to change my distance. Is that possible?
If you confirmed your choice for 2021, please contact us via this form so we can change your distance.

You can change your data until the 1st of September.

Please be aware that if you choose for a longer distance there will be extra costs. When you choose for a shorter distance the paid amount remains the same. It is not possible to get a refund for a part or the registration fee. Participants of the marathon who choose for a shorter distance will remain their right on a Mizuno Race Shirt.
I chose to participate in 2021, but I can't participate anyway. Is it possible to cancel my registration?
If you do not want to or cannot participate in the 2021 edition, you can transfer your registration to someone else. You can see how this is done in the question about ‘assign’.

Unfortunately it is not possible to cancel your registration. Until 1 August, it was only possible to convert your bib number to 2021, 2022 or to donate.
I chose to convert my registration to the edition of 2022, what happens with my ordered extra’s?
If you chose to covert your registration to the edition of 2022, all ordered extra’s (like a Mizuno Race Shirt, Pasta Party or Good Morning City Run ticket etc.) will also be transferred to 2022.
I chose to donate my registration, what happens with my ordered extra’s?
If you chose to donate your registration fee, you automatically chose to donate your ordered extra’s as well. This can’t be separated. 

Kids Run and Mini Marathons

What is the Kids Run and the Mini Marathons?
During the TCS Amsterdam Marathon there also several activities for kids. They can choose for the Kids Run at the Olympic Stadium or participate in one of the Mini Marathons alongside the official course of the 'big' marathon.

Check here for more information.
How can I register my child for the Kids Run or Mini Marathons?
For the Kids Run (Olympic Stadium) go to the registration page. Choose Register and for the ticket Kids Run. As soon as you have completed the registration, you will receive a confirmation email from noreply@atleta.cc
 
For the Mini Marathons (alongside the course) you can register via: www.tcsamsterdammarathon.eu/mini-marathons   
How much does it cost to register for the Kids Run or the Mini Marathons?
The registration fee for the Kids Run is € 3.50 and for the Mini Marathons € 1.00.
Where’s the start of the Kids Run or the Mini Marathons?
Check here for information about the start of the Kids Run or the Mini Marathons.
What time does the Kids Run or the Mini Marathons start?
The Kids Run (Olympic Stadium) on Sunday 17 October starts at 10 AM. The starting times of the Mini Marathons (alongside the course) are different per location. For more information click here.
I would like to run with my child. Is this allowed?
It is possible to run with your child in the last starting area of the youngest children aged 4-6 years. That's no problem. Is your child over 6 years old, but still wants to run with a parent? Then that's good too. You can then start together in the starting section of 4-6 years.
Is there an award ceremony at the Kids Run or the Mini Marathons?
Under the motto of 'Participating is more important than winning' and 'Everyone is a winner', there will be no award ceremony after the Kids Run and Mini Marathons. 
 
All children receive a medal at the finish!

Cancellation and corona measures 2021

Will the TCS Amsterdam Marathon 2021 take place?
The social distancing rule is expected to be dissolved at the end of September. That is why we assume that the event can take place on October 17. We will ofcourse continue to monitor the developments an will make adjustments when needed.
What happens if the TCS Amsterdam Marathon 2021 is cancelled?
In case the TCS Amsterdam Marathon cannot be organised in 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, your bib number including ordered extras will be transferred to the edition of 2022. More about this can be found in our General Terms and Conditions.

If you have a question about this arrangement, contact us via this form.
Which corona rules and regulations will apply?
This depends on the situation in October. We follow the actual developments closely and will inform all people involved.
Is a face mask obligatory?
At the moment, in the Netherlands face masks are only obligatory in public transport and other passenger transport, on aircraft, at airports and secondary schools. This applies to everone aged 13 and over.

We follow the actual developments closely and will inform the people involved in time in case needed.
What if I live outside the Netherlands and I'm not sure if I will be able to travel to Amsterdam due to Corona?
If you live outside the Netherlands, please choose wisely if it is possible to travel to the Netherlands in October. You are personally responsible for this choice.

Check the travel restrictions in your country and this checklist for entering the Netherlands. Please note that the information on this website will be updated when the COVID-19 situation changes.
What happens if there is no Good Morning City Run on the Saturday, will I get a refund?
At the moment we presume that the Good Morning City Run will be organised.
What happens if the Pasta Party is cancelled, will I get a refund?
At the moment we presume that the Pasta Party will be organised, possibly in an adjusted form with more space.
Should I bring my own food and drinks to the course?
If it is allowed within the rules and regulations of the government we will make sure there are enough refreshment stations alongside the course so that won’t be necessary. 
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