Joop Zoetemelk Classic - 17e editie

Joop Zoetemelk Classic
Saturday, 16th of March 2024

The real tourclassic at the beginning of spring. Joop Zoetemelk himself will be there!

You will ride on the beautiful cycle roads through the ‘Green Hart of Holland’ The same tracks that Joop Zoetemelk rode, when he was a junior racing cyclist at his club Swift in Leiden. You can make a choice out of different distances: 150 km - 100 km - 75 km - 50 km. Go to the routes page (Dutch only) for a detailed description of the routes.

All routes are clearly indicated with special arrows. With food supply available halfway.

For all information and registration go to

Time table of the start

The accommodation is open on the 16th of March from 7:00 am onward.

Time to start:

  • 7:30 am for 150 km
  • 8:30 am for 100 km
  • 9:00 am for 75 km
  • 9:30 am for 50 km

Start will be possible until 11:00 am.

Finish will be closed at 5:00 pm.

Location of start and finish

LRTV Swift, Park de Bult, Willem van der Madeweg 1, 2314 ZA Leiden
There is free parking facility near the clubhouse.