Everybody that is a bit into running or Groningen is acquainted with the 4 mile. Every year in October over 22.000 people run the 6.4km track from Haren to Groningen. Amongst the participants are some of the world finest runners, like 4 times winner Eluid Kipchoge, the  first and so far only human finishing a marathon sub 2 hours.

But less known, the big 4 mile has a small brother/sister. The Green 4 mile, organized in natural park The Onlanden (not far behind Martini hospital). Starting point is De Onlanderij a rustic rural ‘farm’, from there you will run (but time is not so important in this event, it’s more an experience run) 6.4km in this beautiful wilderness . The event is planned on Sunday 12 September and open for subscription from now on.

Read more and subscribe (Dutch only) https://degroene4mijl.nl
If you want to participate but not sure how, sign up for a 1/6/12 running session to get you ready for this run: https://www.runingroningen.nl/i-want/

If you not plan to participate in this event, visiting de onlanderij and make a walk/hike/run/cycle trip from there is a good idea anytime.

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