Marathon

Turkish Airlines becomes sponsor of Serbian marathon

National flag carrier Turkish Airlines on Dec. 24 became the official air carrier of the largest international sports event in Serbia, race organizers announced.

The Belgrade Marathon and Turkish Airlines signed a contract in Serbia's capital Belgrade making it the official air carrier of the 33rd Belgrade Marathon 2020, the statement said.

Kenya's Komen wins Athens Marathon

John Kipkorir Komen of Kenya has won the 37th Athens Marathon.

The 42-year-old clocked 2 hours 16 minutes 34 seconds, beating Rwanda's Felicien Muhitira, 17 years his junior, by 9 seconds.

Greek runner Costas Gelaouzos finished third in 2:19:02.

Greece's Eleftheria Petroulaki won the women's race in 2:39:00, finishing 35th overall.

Dean Karnazes says 'The Road To Sparta' captures Spartathlon's uniqueness

Greek-American ultramarathoner Dean Karnazes has no doubt about it: Spartathlon, the 246-kilometer race that traces the footsteps of ancient messenger Pheidippides is uniquely special, and he is happy there is a documentary out that encapsulates the drama, excitement, agony and ecstasy he experienced when he first attempted this run from Athens to Sparta.

Representatives from 20 Countries Will Participate in a Charity Marathon to Support Women with Breast Cancer

On September 29, in South Park in Sofia, representatives from 20 countries will run to support women with breast cancer. The cause of the marathon is to unite women in their battle for life with their families, friends and associates.

Penny Marathon | Athens | July 21

Now in its eighth year, the Penny Marathon raises awareness and funds for stray and neglected animals through a pet-friendly walk/run. The Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center (SNFCC) will host the last 10 kilometer-leg of the 42k race, in which participants will run, swim, cycle and paddle. The race was established by two Greek Australians looking to bolster animal rights in Greece.

"Summer Cinema in the Park" in Plovdiv Begins

From today in Plovdiv begins the film marathon under open sky "Summer cinema in the park".

All dates, locations and full summer movie program in the park can be found HERE

The screenings begin at 21:30.

The entrance is free!

The organizers recommend that visitors take up seats in front of the screen and wear something to sit on.

Half Marathon | Skyros | June 22

Hiking and nature appreciation club Rediscover Skyros and the island's municipal authority are organizing a half marathon on Saturday, June 22. The beautiful route starts from the main square of Skyros Town and participants can pick a distance that suits them - 5, 10 or 21 kilometers. A 1,300-meter event for children has also been organized.

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