Registrations for the Erasmus Charity Run 2023 are closed.

Participating in the Erasmus Charity Run means challenging yourself during one of the largest one-day sports events in the Netherlands, in the beautiful center of Rotterdam. As you run, you'll be welcomed by a crazy crowd, from start to finish. An experience you will never forget!

And if that doesn't give enough motivation to participate, consider the following:

  • You make dreams come true for future EUR students by raising money for scholarships;
  • You get your own bidon;
  • You get a unique Erasmus Charity Run sport shirt;
  • You can store your valuable items at the Erasmus University College (only for 1/4 marathon runners);
  • Coffee and tea facilities for the start at Erasmus University College;
  • Warm-up for the 1/4 marathon participants.

The Erasmus Charity Run 2023 offers the following distances: 1/4 marathon (10,5 km) and the entire marathon (42,195 km).

This year the Marathon Rotterdam celebrates its 42nd edition. Also this year, is the Erasmus Charity Run a sponsor run where we raise money for students whose dream it is to study at Erasmus University Rotterdam. The minimum sponsor amount to be raised is € 40,00. However, this year we are introducing something new: if you raise € 200,00 or more before March 16, 2022 you will get your 1/4th marathon or your full marathon registration fee back!

Have you raised €200,00 or more? Please send an e-mail to to get your registration fee back. Please note that this is the participant's responsibility. Make sure that the email contains the following information:

  • your proof of payment of your registration fee for the 1/4th or full marathon;
  • your account number;
  • the name of the account number.

We will process these payments after April 16, 2023.

You can raise money via your own personal sponsor page or via a team sponsor page at Once you have registered for the 1/4 marathon or the full marathon, we will create a sponsor page for you.

If you want to raise money with a team, you can send an email to in which you include your team name and teammates. We will then create a team page for you. Note: your teammates need to be registered for the Erasmus Charity Run as well. Also in this case, every teammate will have to raise a minimum amount of € 40,00.

So, are you ready to make an impact and help future students to realize their dream to study at the EUR? Then it is up to you to raise that minimum amount of € 40,00 in sponsor money! Ask your parents, brothers, sisters, nephews, nieces, year club or committee members to sponsor you, together we provide a spectacular amount for students who would like to study at Erasmus University Rotterdam!

See the 'Donate' page for more information.


If you apply this promotional code on the Rotterdam Marathon registration form, you automatically agree to the organisation sharing your data (name, email address, phone number, nationality, relationship to EUR, if applicable student number, faculty, if applicable team name, shirt size and whether you have an Erasmus Sport card) once only with Erasmus University Rotterdam. Erasmus University Rotterdam needs this data to send you information relating to the event, to contact you regarding the creation of the sponsor page, to verify the relationship with EUR and for ordering Erasmus Charity Run shirts.