SKF Ekiden

November 11, 2024

run a marathon together!


Run a marathon together on Monday, November 11! And by together, we really mean together. As one team. We'll cut the distance into six so you and your team can split the work.

Enjoy top-notch experience, atmosphere and conviviality as a team

While you await your turn to cruise through Tongeren with the Tasuki, we provide atmosphere, conviviality and everything you need. The drinks will be fresh, the refreshments ready to be consumed and the DJ will make it a party on the grounds.



November 11, 2024


09:30 welcome
11:00 start


Sports stadium '"De Motten" - Tongeren

How far?

Marathon in relay form

Registration is possible until?

November 10, 2024

What do I get for this?

Participation in unique race
Professional timekeeping with active timing system
Supply along the way
Sports accident insurance
Total basic package: €90

Terms and conditions?

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Match format

During the SKF Ekiden, each team consists of six runners who take turns covering part of the mythical 42.195 km.

The first, third and fifth runners each complete 5 km, runners two and four take on 10 km. The sixth and final runner brings the Tasuki, the ribbon that is passed each time, across the finish line after 7.195 km.



The start is located on the athletics track "The Moths. The transition zone will also take place here and will be clearly marked.

The course is a total of 5 km long. So the runners of 5 km run 1 lap. The runners of 10 km run the same lap twice .

The last runner runs an additional 2.195km loop after a 5km lap.

Supplies are provided at mile three of the course.

Ready for the ultimate team building activity?

Then you should be at the SKF Ekiden!

Sign up as a club, association, individual... for: participation in a unique race that you experience as one team, professional timekeeping and supplies along the way.

Are you itching to challenge another team or compete against each other? You don't have to worry about the course. It is FAST. The first edition even set a European record.

Join hands with your colleagues

Still looking for a way to strengthen ties in your company? Then get out of your comfort zone and drum up your colleagues to participate in this relay marathon together. By participating as a company, you will also gain access to the company village where a separate catering table will be provided. Each team member will also receive an additional drink and food voucher afterwards.

Is your company coming with min. five teams? Then we will provide a separate tent. Do you have ininterested in being at the start with more than a handful of teams? Contact us at to arrange invoice registration.

Practical info

Day registration: Possible on site.


There are two nearby parking lots: De Motten and De Velinx. Please allow for detours to get there.

The start and finish is at the Tongeren athletics track. The first runners from each team will start at 11 a.m.

Chest number collection:

  • To be picked up at athletics track The Moths (Chestnut Hill) by one person from the team.
  • Monday from 9:30 am.
  • Per team you will receive thechest numbers, safety pins, Tasuki, a timing chip and T-shirt if ordered.

Showers and locker rooms

You can use the common locker rooms and showers in ADD's clubhouse.

Sports Insurance

Read here

A few days before the race you will receive another email with the final practical info.

Registrations open soon
Registration is open until
November 10, 2024

Personal Coaching.

Prepare for your running challenge.

Would you like to keep running injury-free and enjoy this fantastic sport while getting yourself optimally prepared for an upcoming running challenge? Then maybe our brand new coaching package is just the thing for you!

Coaching Package

completely tailored to your needs.
  • 1 lactate test + intake interview
  • 3-month training schedule fully personalized
  • Permanent coaching (remote) with weekly updating schedule
  • 2 live workshops (including guided training)
  • Using TrainingPeaks
  • Formatting personal competition plan
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