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The Gouden(=Golden) Spike meeting has a history going back to the early sixties and is one of the Top Meetings in The Netherlands. It’s current European Athletics status is Outdoor Meetings with National Permit.

The venue of club Leiden Atletiek has 8 lanes. It is located close to the Leiden Central Train station which is only one stop from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport.

It’s a tradition that the best performance of the meeting – according to an independent jury – is awarded with the Gouden Spike and extra bonus.

International athletes requiring appearance fee and/or housing: please contact our athlete manager Dave Klink (