A Run for the Guide Dogs
Rotterdam is quite active in organizing annual running events. Rotterdam Marathon is one of the events that has been internationally acknowledged. It was mentioned as the Worlds Top Ten Marathon by the Runners’ World. The marathon hold annually and in 2014, there were 13,500 marathon runners from 76 countries, and 35,000 participants joining the Rotterdam Marathon. Inspiring isn’t it? The marathon has inspired many Dutch people to run and participating in such event. More running events in the city have became popular nationally, such as Ladies Run and Bruggenloop – which means Running through Bridges.
Additionally there are also some local running events like Maasstadloop: 5K and 10K distance. This year the Maasstadloop aimed to raise funds to support the learning process of the guide dogs for the blind through KNGF, an organisation that organize dog training to be guide dogs for the blind. It has delivered more than 5,000…
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