Nijmegen walking marathon begins

17th July 2007, Comments 0 comments

17 July 2007, NIJMEGEN – 38,171 people were expected to start the Nijmegen four-day walking marathon this morning. The organisers of the event announced this early on Tuesday morning.

17 July 2007

NIJMEGEN – 38,171 people were expected to start the Nijmegen four-day walking marathon this morning. The organisers of the event announced this early on Tuesday morning.

There are fewer participants than last year, when 44,015 walkers started the event. 4,099 more people had registered but decided not to take part at the last minute, failing to pick up their starting ticket.

About 11,000 people attended the Parade of Flags in Goffert stadium on Monday evening, which traditionally marks the opening of the event.

[Copyright Expatica News + ANP 2007]

Subject: Dutch news

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