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What time can I start?

The starting and signing off procedure for individual participants with start and finish area the Wedren is different from previous years. Read more information about the changed procedure here

Digital participant registration

All participants (including group participants and those in military contingents) will be given a wristband upon signing in. This wristband with barcode is used to register participants electronically at the start and finish. Each participant must have his or her bar code scanned at the registration desk at the end of each day.

Start and finish area

Start and finish area the Wedren
The start and finish area 'the Wedren' is divided into three places: the Wedren, the opposite Vierdaagseplein and adjoining Julianapark. At Service-Downloads you can find a map of the start and finish location.

All individual participants on the 30, 40 and 50km-route start from the Wedren/Vierdaagseplein and will report to the finish at one of the registration desks (Julianapark) at the end of each marching day.

Civilian groups line up at the starting gate for groups in the Julianapark. On Friday the sign-off for civilian groups is at sports park De Kluis, this is possible until 5pm. After signing off, everyone walks the Entry on the Via Gladiola to the Wedren.

Start and finish area Heumensoord
Military detachments and individual military participants starting from Heumensoord also sign off at Heumensoord. On Friday these military participants finish at Charlemagne, the sign off is until 5pm. Afterwards, everyone walks the Entry on the Via Gladiola to the Wedren.

Waiting at the start

The organisation is trying to spread the flow of walkers over the route in order to prevent congestion just after the start. Therefore the participants are not allowed to start all at once. Of course, when tens of thousands participants have to start within in a timeframe of a couple hours it is not unlikely that participants will hinder each other. So, just like travelling with public transport or when in the supermarket, we would like to ask you to show some consideration for each other, and that you do not cut in line and that you wait your turn. Kindly address each other regarding inappropriate behaviour and try to arrange matters justly.

Problems with your wristband?

Your wristband is indispensable during the Four Days Marches, as you need the bar code both at the start in the morning and at the finish in the afternoon. The scanners must be able to read the print on the wristband. If you are unsure of your wristband code's legibility or if your wristband is broken, please go to the Central Administration (open from 3:30am-5pm) at the Wedren. After verification of your details, you will receive a new wristband. To avoid a lot of trouble, be sure to do so on time.

Participants starting from Heumensoord who have problems with the wristband prior to the start, can report to one of the starting team members. They will give you a temporary replacement wristband. At the end of the day, report to the Central Administration at Heumensoord, where - after verification of you details - you will receive a new wristband.

Starting and signing-off times 2017

 

Distance    
Start indivuals   
Start groups       
Signing off               
50km
04.00-04.30
04.00-04.30
12.00-17.00**
40km
05.00-05.30
of 06.00-06.30
04.30-05.15
12.00-17.00**
30km
06.45-07.15
of 7.30-08.00
06.30-07.00
12.00-17.00**
40km MIL
04.30*-06.30
04.30*-06.30
12.00-17.00*

* On Friday this will be 03.30 - 05.30 hrs. Signing off on Friday 11.00 - 17.00 hrs (Charlemagne).
** On Friday until 18.00 hrs. This time is only for individual civilian participants with start location Wedren.

The 30km and 40km walkers will start in two separate groups. The start slots will be anounced in May.

Registration 2017

Read more about registration for the 101st Four Days Marches here!

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