The top 50 bidders will get to fly in style on a private chartered plane on Friday 18th October and enjoy three nights hotel accommodation. They will be given the opportunity to take part in a warm-up run and tour of Amsterdam and The Rijks Museum and celebrate at an exclusive party hosted by sponsor Mizuno. Full package details below and here are the details and the terms and conditions.
The auction will take place live on The Chris Evans Virgin Radio Breakfast Show with Sky from 06:30 – 10:00 am on Thursday 8th August, for places in the marathon, or the half or 8km runs.
To place a bid listeners need to call 020 7782 7777 between 06:30 and 10:00 am on Thursday 8th August 2019.
Chris Evans, who was also behind the successful RunFestRun earlier this year, said on his show:
“One and a half million people are affected by dementia in one way or another…. This is for Dame Barbara and Scott (her husband). It is for Dementia Revolution, that is why we are going there, that is why we are running. We are going to auction off places on Thursday to come with us. The package is fantastic, the Frothy Coffee Man has really stepped up to the plate on this one. Real old school big charity package. Fly in style, we have hired a plane, we are going on our own plane. Why the heck not? How come we are doing this? Because we want big bids, we want to make it special.”
The package in full
The top bidders will enjoy an Amsterdam Marathon experience they will never forget!
- Fly in style with private jet transfers on a Boeing B737-300 VIP with complimentary bar, snacks, tea & coffee
- Jet off from Farnborough to Amsterdam on Friday 18th – Monday 21st October 2019
- Ground transfers from Airport to Hotel included
- Enjoy three night’s bed & breakfast accommodation at The Ramada Apollo Amsterdam
- Start the marathon shenanigans in style with a drinks party on Friday Night in the Sky Bar of the Westcord Fashion Hotel, hosted by Mizuno
- On Saturday 19th October 2019, take part in The Breakfast Run to celebrate Mizuno’s partnership with The Rijks Museum. A simple guided jog around Amsterdam to stretch those legs and take in some of the sights, including a tour of The Rijks Museum which houses Rembrandt’s most famous painting – ‘The Nightwatch’
- Entry into The TCS Amsterdam Marathon, The Mizuno Half Marathon or The TCS 8K, all including access to the Mizuno VIP area within The Olympic Stadium with refreshments pre, during and post-race on Sunday 20th October 2019
- Kit bag, including race tees, team jacket, track pants, socks and Mizuno Wave Rider 23 Trainers
- And celebrate your marathon glory at our Sunday night party!
Remember, to place your bid you need to call 020 7782 7777 between 06:30 and 10:00 am on Thursday 8th August 2019.
For full terms and conditions: virginradio.co.uk/amsterdam