De 8 van Drachten

Welcome to De 8 van Drachten: the annual sporting challenge that brings together both local athletes and enthusiastic participants from far beyond the region! De 8 van Drachten is an unmissable event known for its atmosphere, challenging course and sense of community. 

Each year participants gather to participate in this exciting running race. The route winds through the city's picturesque streets and green parks, giving participants a unique opportunity to experience local beauty while pushing their limits with De 8 van Drachten.

De acht van Drachten is not only a race, but also a celebration of community and fitness. Local businesses, associations and volunteers work together to make this event possible and provide an unforgettable experience for both participants and spectators. It is a day when the town comes alive with excitement and where people of all ages and backgrounds come together to share their passion for running!

Spectator or participant?

Whether you are a seasoned runner looking for a challenging course to test your limits, or a newcomer looking for a fun way to get fit, De 8 van Drachten has something for everyone. With different routes and age groups, there is a race for everyone, from beginners to experienced riders.

Moreover, De 8 van Drachten offers not only a great sporting experience, but also plenty of opportunities as a spectator to cheer on your favorite runner! In short, De acht van Drachten is much more than just a running race!

Staying over during De 8 van Drachten?

Are you coming from far away and want to start your running race rested? Then book one of our wonderfully comfortable hotel rooms. Of course, you can also enjoy breakfast, lunch or dinner with us.