Running clinics USP Marathon

Running practice for USP Marathon

Another marathon in Utrecht! Sunday 20 March 2016 will see the second edition of the Utrecht Science Park Marathon, starting and finishing on the Cambridgelaan in De Uithof. Registration for the various distances (5k, 10k, half and full marathon) has already opened! 
The track offers a wonderful combination of both city and countryside at the eastern side of Utrecht. 

Running practices for various distances (free with your OlymPas)

Do you want to take up running and intend to complete 5 or even 10k on 20 March 2016? Or are you an experienced runner wishing to further improve your running capacity, to exceed your own limits or increase your pace on the half or full marathon?

The once-a-week practice under the supervision of a professional trainer ensures that you will improve rapidly and responsibly. 

Olympos offers running practice at various levels and for various distances, aimed at staff and students of Utrecht University, Hogeschool Utrecht, the Hubrecht Institute and other institutions and companies at the Utrecht Science Park. Running in a group is far more fun and encouraging. The trainer will provide you weekly with individual feedback and a task for the week after. 


You can opt for to join either of three different types of practice, geared to your level and ambition/distance: 

Costs and schedule

You can register for Period 2, starting in the first week of January. 

  • Period 2: 6/7 January till 16/17 March (11 weeks/practices): FREE with OlymPas* OR €66.= 

*NB: Your OlymPas must be valid during the full practice period.

Registration and payment

Please register via this application form (in Dutch). If you do not possess or intend to buy an OlymPas, you will have to pay the practice fees prior to the first practice session at the Olympos Service Desk (cash or pin).  Make sure to bring valid proof of ID! 

If you do have an OlymPas, participation in the running practice is free (but you do have to register via the application form (in Dutch) in advance. 
If you do not yet have an OlymPas but intend to purchase one or read more about our wide range of programmes (more than 30 different sports!), click here.

Practical information

Before each practice session we assemble in the main hall. Changing rooms and showers are available at Olympos. Parking at Olympos is free from 4.30 PM. Lockers are available near the fitness hall. The Sports Café offers drinks and / or meals.
Call the Service Desk at
(030) 253 4471
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