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.
The Consul General of Greece in Boston, Stratos Efthymiou, will present the Boston Athletic Association with olive branch wreaths to crown the four first place winners of the 2019 Boston Marathon, during the annual Boston Marathon Wreath Ceremony that it will be held on April 11, according to a press release by the greek Consulate on Thursday.
Turkish parliament has ratified the country's 2019 budget following a 12-day marathon session in the general assembly.
A record number of runners participated in the 40th Istanbul Marathon, the world's only cross-continental race, held on Nov. 11.
A record number of runners are expected to participate in the world's only transcontinental marathon.
Kenya's champion Brimin Kipkorir has withdrawn from Sunday's Nairobi International Marathon and will instead compete at the more lucrative Athens Marathon on November 11.
Kipkorir, who clocked a time of 2:12.39 in winning last year's event, said he has been forced to choose between the two races and believes he has more to prove in Greece.