The 5th Athens Half Marathon kicked off at 9pm on March 20 in the heart of Athens, at Syntagma Square, in front of the Greek Parliament, with more than 18,000 runners taking part.
The Athens Half Marathon event includes three (3) different races with timing services and one (1) more with no timing services for athletes with disabilities and athletes of Special Olympics.
Over 18,000 runners will take part in this year’s 5th annual Athens semi-marathon to take place on Sunday, March 20. Professionals, amateurs, locals and foreigners are expected to all take to the streets of Athens to test their endurance in long distance running. The race will kick off at the ‘Tomb of the Unknown Soldier’ on Amalias Avenue at 9 am on the morning Sunday, March 20.
Santa Run Athens will be held again on Sunday, November 29, in the center of Athens at 11.30 a.m. The event is an international phenomenon which takes place in several big cities around the world.
All runners will put on a Santa suit taking part in a symbolic race, without timing, where everyone will be a winner and a supporter of a special cause.
The exhibition Half Marathon Expo – a unique sports and shopping festival where participants and guests have to opportunity to learn and learn about products and services around sports – kicks off at the Zappeion Hall in downtown Athens on April 30 and runs through to May 3.
Visitors have the opportunity to become informed about: