Training

It is important to prepare yourself well for the Dam tot Damloop. That is why AV-ATOS, Phanos, A.V. Zaanland and AV’23 organise trainings especially for the Dam tot Damloop. Below more information about these training runs.

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Dam tot Dam arrangement AV-ATOS

Do you want to participate in the Dam tot Damloop this year? Well trained at the start and finishing fit? Come and train at athletics association Atos from Amsterdam North. For years they organise a Dam tot Dam course with enthusiastic participants.
 
At the course package a bib number for the Dam tot Damloop is included. Also free participation at the 10 km of ‘De 30 van Amsterdam-Noord’.
 
The course consists out of weekly training on our fantastic athletics accommodation: running training, building condition and interval trainings. The trainings are under the management of experienced trainers. Furthermore you will receive a trainings schedule and advise, where the duration and intensity will be adjusted to your capabilities.
 
The course costs € 140,- including bib number; € 115,- without bib number. Optional Damloop shirt with discount: € 15,-. If you have any questions you can send an e-mail to dtdloopcursus@av-atos.nl 
   

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Course Dam tot Damloop Phanos (new dates will follow)

Would you like to be well-prepared at the start of the Dam tot Damloop (10 miles)? Join our course and train for 6 months under the management of qualified and experienced running trainers. In order to follow this course with success, you must be able the run for 45 minutes prior to this course.
 
For the course applies:
 
The altogether weekly training takes place on Tuesday night at the Olympic Stadium. Start on Tuesday the 7th of May. The final training is on Tuesday the 24th of September. You can exchange experiences with training buddies and enjoy the delivered performance.
 The costs are € 175,- (for 25 altogether trainings).
 
For the trainings at the Olympic Stadium applies: if it is not available due to other activities, the training will take place at the track behind the stadium, or at the Amsterdamse Bos or Vondelpark.

The trainings consist out of a warming-up, running training to improve your running technique and exercises, an interval program (shorter of longer parts running with brakes) or an endurance run/test run, and a cooling down. Besides improving your running condition we also pay attention to improve your health in general. Besides the weekly altogether training, you will also receive a schedule for trainings on your own.
The trainings lasts 90 minutes.
Missed trainings can be catched up on evenings on weekdays and on Saturday morning at one of the regular running groups of Phanos (see the overview of our running groups).

Registration is only possible via the online-registration form with once only automatic collection.
 
Be aware! The new dates for 2021 will be announced later this year.

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Dam tot Dam arrangement A.V. Zaanland

The spring has started and daylight stays longer, and you also wanted to improve your condition right? Put on your running shoes and come to the course of athletics association Zaanland because we will start again with the training for the Dam tot Damloop in the third weekend of September.

Many will recognise the Zaanstreek in September. Flags, banners and advertising everywhere. Slowly Zaanstad is captivated by the Dam tot Damloop. The thousands of runners that run through a part of Zaanstad on Saturday evening, or on Sunday when even more runners run through the IJtunnel, to be encouraged by many when reaching the Dam in Zaanstad until the end, the finish at the Peperstraat.
 
You as a runner can be there

Tuesday and Thursday evening from 20.00 until 21.30 hours and on Saturday from 9.00 and 10.30 hours. When the distances become bigger we mainly run outside the track on the beautiful locations like Castricum, Heemskerk, Wijk aan Zee, the Amsterdamse Bos, ‘t Twiske etc.

You can also send an e-mail to: dtd@avzaanland.nl.

Be aware! The new dates for 2021 will be announced later this year.


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Dam tot Damloop arrangement AV’23 

Do you live in Amsterdam East, IJburg, Diemen or Duivendrecht and would you like to have a good preparation for the Dam tot Damloop, sign up for the D2D-running clinics of athletics association AV’23.

The 13 clinics are every Sunday morning from 10.00 until 11.30 hours and on Monday evening from 19.30 until 21.00 hours on our athletics course at the Radioweg at the groene Watergraafsmeer. We will start with a big acquaintance at our clubhouse at the Radioweg 89. After that we go outside on our ‘soft’ synthetic course for a warming-up and running training. The real work happens mostly outside the track.

The trainings are given by experienced and Athletics Union certified running trainers. Their advice: ‘’These clinics are not mend for beginning or re-starting runners. If you want to do the complete Dam tot Damloop, you should be able to run for an hour continuously at the beginning of the clinic. Than the trainings effect of our clinics are optimal’’.

If you don’t have a bib number yet: signing up for our clinics ensures you of the bib number for the 10 miles Dam tot Damloop and a privileged starting position. First come, first served. Also if you don’t have a bib number, you can participate in our clinics.

Costs: € 95,= (without bib number) of € 122,50 (with bib number 10 miles).

Be aware! The new dates for 2021 will be announced later this year.  
 

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TRAIN with AVA

For many it is a challenge to accomplish this special run from Amsterdam to Zaandam. This is however not possible without a serious preparation. Therefore train with athletics association Aalsmeer! This preparation mainly focuses on the experienced runner, not for the real beginners. We assume that participants of this training are able to run for 45 minutes without difficulties.

The first training and acquaintance takes place on Sunday the 24th at 9.00 hours at the athletics course at the Sportlaan 43a at Aalsmeer. After that there will be weekly endurance runs from the parking-lot next to the camping of the Amsterdamse Bos. The run will be in several speeds. The endurance runs will be extended until all participants are able to successfully complete the Dam tot Damloop. Enthusiastic?

Be aware! The new dates for 2021 will be announced later this year.

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