• The "Vierdaagse" (Dutch for "Four day Marches) part 1
The International Four Day Marches
Nijmegen (or Vierdaagse) is the largest marching event in
the world. It is organised every year in Nijmegen in
mid-July as a means of promoting sport and exercise. Participants walk 30, 40
or 50 kilometers daily depending on their age and gender, and, on completion,
receive a royally approved medal (Vierdaagsekruis). The participants are mostly
civilians, but there are also a 5000 thousand military participants.