With Spaarnwoude we have found the perfect venue. Close to Amsterdam with a good mix of terrain it has everything we need to make the best possible race. There will be mud, water and of course lots of world-class obstacles within the 8 k course.

Date & Location: 15th of April 2017. Spaarnwoude, Houtrak.



Starting number:

Your  provisional starting number is the one you find in your confirmation mail. This is valid unless you have not be given a different number by the Crew.


The heat you will belong to will be published one week before the race. This info will be sent by e-mail and published on

Starting envelop:

This will be available for pick up at the event area. Pick up your envelop maximum one hour before you start.

Starting time:

The starts will be between 10:00 – 16:00.


This will be available approximately 300m from the event area.


Toilets will be available on the event area.


Water and other beverages will be available at the finish line and once during the course.

Local Sponsors




01apr2016_ibis-amsterdam-city-west-2_0799 Hotel Ibis Amsterdam City West

Toughest is proud to present Hotel Ibis Amsterdam City West as the  hotel partner for Toughest Amsterdam, Spaarnwoude. As a participant you have the opportunity to book your stay to special rate:

Single room: 119 EUR/night
Including breakfast, excluding city tax.

Double room: 135 EUR/night
Including breakfast, excluding city tax.

The offer is available between:  14th April – 15th April 2017.
Wan’t to stay an extra day? Just talk to the hotel and they will extend your stay to the daily rate.

All bookings can be made directly by phone or e-mail.
Phone:  +31 (0) 20 581 1185
Please note:
When making the booking you need to inform that you are coming for the Toughest event to take part of the special rate.Adress: Transformatorweg 36, 1014 AK AMSTERDAM

  • 15 minutes train ride from Schipol Airport, to the train station Sloterdijk
  • 10 minutes train ride to Halfway-Zwanenburg, where Toughest race is located





The event is located in Spaarnwoude Houtrak, close to Zwanenburg.
We recommende everyone to take the train to the event, or carpooling with friends. The more in the same car the merrier. Note that it is limited noumerous of parking lots, and there is a fee for parking. Cash only.

Venue Location:

Spaarnwoude, Houtrak. Halfweg, Netherlands.


Amsterdam airport is called Schipol. Most airlines departure and arrives here, several times a day.


You can access the parking lots through the road: Wethouder van Essenweg


The railwaystation to go to is: Halfweg_Zwanenburg
You can easily purchase your ticket at the railwaystation, through NS yellow machines. To find time table, use the app 9292.

From the railwaystation Halfweg-Zwanenburg to the event village is about 1 km of walking.

Train from the airport:

From Schipol to Sloterdijk
Change train
From Sloterdijk to Halfweg- Zwanenburg

Train from Amsterdam cetraal:

From Amsterdam C to Halfweg-Zwanenburg



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It is only allowed to park your car at the parking lots. Parked cars allong roads and on the grass of the park, is strict forbidden. Illegally parked vehicles will be towed by the police and get parking fines.

There will limited amount of parking lots. The parking lots is located, approximate 500m from the event village.

There is a fee for parking, 10€. Cash only, and euro is the accepted currency.