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Originally published Thursday, February 18, 2010 at 2:18 PM

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Running tours in Amsterdam

Amsterdam running tours start in March.

Seattle Times travel writer

Cycling tours are popular throughout Europe, but running tours?

That's what two members of a Dutch triathlon club had in mind when they formed "Tourist Run Amsterdam," a company that will launch running tours of the city starting next month.

Licensed guides who are also seasoned runners will provide "running commentary" as they lead tourists on 5-mile jogs along the canals, across bridges, through the Red Light district, Dam square and past the Anne Frank House. Groups are limited to five. The one-hour tours are held Saturdays and Sundays at 9 a.m. Cost is 20 euros ($27 at current exchange rates), and includes a drink after the run and a city map. Details at

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