The 36th NN Marathon Rotterdam took place in the weekend of Saturday 9 and Sunday 10 April. The world’s top athletes as well as thousands of runners from home and abroad get to experience what it’s like to finish on the renowned Coolsingel; it’s a marathon weekend that combines top sporting action with a festival feel. No other marathon in the Netherlands can match the Rotterdam atmosphere, with more than 925,000 enthusiastic spectators along the course.
Sutume Asefa Kebede went out fast, but disaster struck the leader after 30km when she was hit with stitch.
As Asefa slowed dramatically, Haylay Gebreslasea chipped away at the deficit en route to her 2:26:15 victory. On the photo with the number F3.