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Gong marks Dam tot Dam Weekend


By sounding the gong the alderman of the City of Zaanstad, Jeroen Olthof, launches the Dam tot Dam Weekend, which takes place on 20 and 21 September and starts next to the Euronext Exchange building.

More than 87,000 athletes will enjoy their participation during one of the Dam tot Dam events. Saturday 20 September 17,000 walkers participate in the 12thDam tot Dam Hike. In the evening follows a new event: the Damloop by night with 10,000 runners. One day later 6,000 cyclists come to the Dam square in Amsterdam for the 8th Bicycle Classic. The highlight of the weekend is 30thDam tot Damloop with 50,000 participants, the biggest running event of the Netherlands. Over 250,000 spectators come to Amsterdam or Zaandam to soak up the atmosphere of the events.

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