The start is in Nieuwpoort. The marathon follows the river IJzer towards Diksmuide, and goes further alongside the Ieperlee to the historic town of Ieper – Ypres
The Flanders Fields Marathon runs through the flat landscape of the Westhoek, with its magnificent and wide panorama’s and historical heritage reminding World War One. The marathon starts at the Flemish Coast and finishes at the historical city of Ypres.
The “In Flanders Fields-marathon” follows mostly rivers and passes through picturesque small villages and historical towns. The many war memorials remember the thousands of soldiers from all over the world who offered their life in the Westhoek.
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