Start & Finish
The start of the 5 English Mile, which is particularly suited for runners who wish to become acquainted with the unique atmosphere of the Dam tot Damloop, will take place on the Vermiljoenweg in Zaandam (close to the Dam tot Dam Park). The start will take place in ten starting groups from 19.30 to 20.50. The business runners start before the recreational runners. The recreational runners will be classified into groups in accordance with their estimated finishing times. You are obligated to start in the area that is selected for you.
All participants in the recreational starting groups will run in their ASICS Damloop by night Runningshirt.
These are the starting times for 2017.
|Category||Starting time||Area||Color||Bib number|
|Wheelers||19.10||1||Blauw||50000 – 50050|
|Wedstrijd||19.45||1||Blauw||50051 – 50149|
|Le Champion leden||19.45||1||Blauw||50150 – 51499|
|Goede doelen en Business 1||19.55||2||Rood||51500 – 52999|
|Business 2||20.05||3||Groen||53000 – 54499|
|Business 3||20.15||4||Geel||54500 – 55999|
|Recreatieloop individueel 1||20.25||5||Paars||56000 – 57899|
|Recreatieloop individueel 2||20.35||6||Wit||57900 – 59699|
|Recreatieloop individueel 3||20.45||7||Zwart||59700 – 61499|
|Recreatieloop individueel 4||20.55||8||Oranje||61500 – 63299|
|Recreatieloop individueel 5||21.05||9||Roze||63300 – 65349|
The finish is located at the Gerhardstraat, close to the Dam tot Dam Park. Runners can finish across the entire width of the road. Your finishing time will be registered by the BibTag upon crossing the installed mats. After crossing the finish, participants will receive a medal and a bottle of Isostar. After the finish you can collect any personal items from the bag check. There is plenty to do in Zaandam after the finish.