We are already preparing for the Fjoertoer Egmond 2022. This year our fairytale walking event will take place on Friday, Nov. 25 and Saturday, Nov. 26. Member enrollment opens June 6, 2022, and regular enrollment opens June 21, 2022.




Hotel Zuiderduin stays connected to Le Champion longer

Hotel Zuiderduin and Le Champion have extended the existing agreement through 2026. The modern hotel in Egmond aan Zee thus commits itself longer to five events: Egmond-Pier-Egmond, NN Egmond Half Marathon, Egmond Walking Marathon, Wandel4Daagse Alkmaar and the Fjoertoer Egmond. Athletes and hikers participating in these events can enjoy a wide range of offerings and complete their participation with a fully catered stay.

The contract was signed at Hotel Zuiderduin, on a bright day with a bright blue sky. With great confidence, the renewed contract was signed by Rith Groot, director of Hotel Zuiderduin, and Ruud van der Velde, chairman of Le Champion. Both parties look forward with great enthusiasm to the moment when athletes and walkers once again put on a unique performance together, with the hotel facilitating them.

The next event in which the two parties will work together is the Wandel4daagse Alkmaar from June 15 to 18. With a special package, this is the ultimate short walking vacation at home. The day is started with a rich breakfast buffet and in the evening a delicious dinner buffet can be enjoyed after relaxing the muscles at the pool and sauna. They can also visit Strandhotel Golfzang on the Egmond aan Zee promenade.

Hotel Zuiderduin is involved in the Wandel4daagse Alkmaar as a co-sponsor, as are Egmond-Pier-Egmond and the Egmond Walking Marathon. At the NN Egmond Half Marathon they are involved as a sub-sponsor and they are main sponsor of the Fjoertoer Egmond. Even at these events, Hotel Zuiderduin is indispensable for the ultimate sports performance. “We are therefore very pleased that we can build on a party that contributes to the high quality of the entire sports and hiking experience,” said Ruud van der Velde, chairman of Le Champion.

Rith Groot of Zuiderduin on the partnership: “Le Champion has been an important partner for our hotels for years. The events they organize have contributed to Egmond’s brand awareness and we have welcomed many enthusiastic participants in our hotels all these years. The cooperation is very valuable to us, which is why we have decided to extend the sponsorship agreement for all five events by five years.”



During the Fjoertoer Egmond you have a choice of different routes, namely:

  • 14 km
  • 19 km South
  • 19 km North (via Bergen and the beach)
  • 26 km
Hikers of the 19 km North route walk directly to Egmond aan den Hoef to the Slotruïne. That’s also where all the routes converge later. From Egmond aan Zee, we set course eastward through the Bloedweg in the dune area. The 26-km runners and 19-km South route then headed to Egmond-Binnen via the Van Oldenborghweg and Herenweg. Then via the Hogendijk to Egmond aan den Hoef. The shortest distance of 14 km also leaves Egmond aan Zee via the Bloedweg, then towards Egmond-Binnen after which, at Stayokay, the Rinnegommerlaan is followed to Egmond ad Hoef. Then via Zandweg and left back via Herenweg to Nachtegalenpad and north side Egmond aan Zee where the last bit is walked along beach.


From the Slotruïne in Egmond aan den Hoef and the Herenweg follows an extremely beautiful and wooded route to Bergen aan Zee. This trail will surprise walkers after dark with numerous amazing light and sound effects. Via the Zeeweg and a spectacular run-through in Bergen aan Zee, from there the run will be back over the beach to Egmond aan Zee.
With a wonderful light act from KNRM and much more. The Fjoertoer is an evening walk along beacons of light. These, along with tea lights, illuminated signposts and artwork, show the participant the way through the darkness of the night.


Walking safely

During our walking events, we as organizers want to create as safe a road situation as possible for walkers and other road users. Therefore, it is important to all exhibit the same walking behavior. We ask that you walk on the right during our walking events, as much and whenever possible. This allows us to avoid ambiguity on routes that are not completely closed to hikers.



The Fjoertoer Egmond is not suitable for disabled people and strollers due to the tough course and some stairs on the route. Walking a dog is only possible when it is leashed and well-lit by means of lights on the collar, for example. In addition, everyone is asked to be respectful of nature (throw trash in the garbage cans!) and your fellow hikers.

more info at: Fjoertoer Egmond