No 4Days Marches without dedicated volunteers!

The 4Days Marches is a real volunteer organisation. It would be impossible to organise this event without the commitment of hundreds of volunteers. These volunteers are managed by the board and the department heads of Stichting DE 4DAAGSE who, together with a small team of paid staff, organise that unforgettable festive week of walking in July for you.

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  • A.H.J. (Ton) Heerschop
  • Mr. H.P. (Pim) Miltenburg
  • Prof. mr. H.J.B. (Henny) Sackers - Chairman, march leader
  • A.K. (Astrid) Sanders
  • A.J.M. (Ton) Strik

We have three key partners: the Dutch Ministry of Defence, the City of Nijmegen, and Royal Dutch Walking Association KWbN. The 4Days Marches would not be possible without the knowledge and skills they contribute.

Every year Stichting DE 4DAAGSE invites ambassadors from various countries and King’s Commissioners representing several Dutch provinces to be part of the honorary committee of the 4Days Marches. By taking part in the honorary committee, they endorse the importance of the 4Days Marches for their country or province.

  • D. L. M. Achten - Ambassador of Belgium
  • M. J. Alonso - Ambassador of the Kingdom of Spain
  • J. C. G. M. Berends - King’s Commissioner for the Province of Gelderland
  • T. J. F. M. Bovens - King’s Commissioner for the Province of Limburg
  • D. Brengelmann - Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany
  • H. M. F. Bruls - Mayor of the City of Nijmegen
  • Prof. W. B. H. J. van de Donk - King’s Commissioner for the Province of Noord Brabant
  • Dr H. Gürer - Ambassador of the Republic of Austria
  • P. Hoekstra - Ambassador of the United States
  • J. -O. Horslund - Ambassador of the Royal Danish Embassy
  • J. -M. Hoscheit - Ambassador of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg
  • H. Inomata - Ambassador of Japan
  • P. M. Kaukoranta - Ambassador of the Republic of Finland
  • K. Kelly - Ambassador of Ireland
  • P. Lalliot - Ambassador of the French Republic
  • Y. Y. Lee - Ambassador of the Republic of Korea
  • A. L. Markovic - Ambassador of the Kingdom of Sweden
  • M. E. K. Neuhaus - Ambassador of Australia
  • S. E. Nölke - Ambassador of Canada
  • A. Perugini - Ambassador of the Italian Republic
  • V. Purlys - Ambassador of the Republic of Lithuania
  • J. Reinišová - Ambassador of the Czech Republic
  • A. Shir-on - Ambassador of the State of Israel
  • M. Sørby - Ambassador of the Kingdom of Norway
  • H. E. Walker - Ambassador of the Swiss Confederation
  • L. E. Walker - Ambassador of New Zealand
  • C. G. Weijers - Ambassador of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to the Holy See
  • P. Wilson - Ambassador of the United Kingdom

Countdown to the 104ᵗʰ edition of the 4Days Marches