Come and watch

Roparun finish on the Coolsingel in Rotterdam

Coolsingel Hofplein Iris van den Broek

The Roparun will take place again on the Pentecost weekend of 2024, from Saturday 18 to Monday 20 May. The runners of the Roparun run through Rotterdam, to finish on the Coolsingel!

It is an adventure for life, in which thousands of runners in their team cover many kilometers in the form of a relay race. Each runner runs an average of about 65 kilometers! A major undertaking, which requires support from cyclists, drivers, caretakers, caterers and road captains. The first sketches for the routes of the Roparun 2024 have been made, but have not yet been developed. This allows the teams to make preparations in advance.


In addition to it being an unforgettable sporting experience, money is also raised for charity. Teams do this by organizing all kinds of actions. Think of packing groceries, washing cars, holding collections and looking for sponsors. The members of a team are also obliged to sell Roparun lottery tickets, the proceeds of which benefit the cause.

This year, the money raised will be awarded to institutions, charities or projects that contribute to Roparun's mission: "Add life to the days, where days can often no longer be added to life".

Finish on the Coolsingel

There are two routes, the traditional France route and the Dutch route. Both routes end on the iconic Coolsingel. The runners could use some final encouragement. Are you coming to watch?

Accessibility Rotterdam Centre Roparun

Because the Coolsingel is used for the finish, there are some closures in the city that you have to take into account when you come to Rotterdam. For example, the street between the Doelstraat and the Coolsingel is closed, as is the Stadhuisstraat, which is located between the Coolsingel and Rode Zand. The Schiedamsedijk and Churchillplein will also be inaccessible.

For up-to-date information about accessibility during the Roparun, we advise you to check this website. And especially come by bike, by public transport or by foot!