LOCATION: Lycurgus Athletics Club

The North West MILERS Initiative @LYCURGUS AC:

Ideally situated at the newly built High Performance facility of Lycurgus Athletics Club, in the small town of Assendelft, of the Zaanstad municipality in the province of Noord Holland, The Netherlands (link to map).

Lycurgus Athletics Club location has a new 8 lane Polytan track, with grass on the infield, a weightroom with platforms, bikes and treadmills and the office of Beter Saendelft: track side topsport medical centre with the opportunity for treatment, assessment and exercise testing. A new indoor facility opened in October 2018. It has 2×8 lanes of 80 and 120 meter MONDO.

Surprisingly, there is a great urban gravel trail through the neighbourhood. For easy distance or tempo runs, you can choose to run this 8+km gravel loop from the accommodation.

5km from the facility you can do your runs on the unlimited forest trails of Noord Hollands Duinreservaat around  Heemskerk/Castricum. A mere 10km away are the Kennemerduinen.

Lycurgus Athletics Club is easily accessible from the A8 and A9 highways. Schiphol Airport as well as Amsterdam City Center are less than 30 minutes away. Public transport will get you to Krommenie-Assendelft train station, after which it is a short walk/run on the urban trail or bicyle ride to the track.