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32nd Athens Marathon Numbers Speak Success

The 32nd “Athens Marathon. Τhe Authentic”, which took place on 9 November, broke all records this year attracting some 35,000 runners and 2,200 volunteers from across the globe.

Highlights of 2014 “Athens Marathon. Τhe Authentic” – Video

The Greek Athletics Federation (SEGAS) has released a video with highlights of the 32nd "Athens Marathon. Τhe Authentic" that took place on Sunday 9 November.

32nd Authentic Marathon Puts Athens in the Limelight – Photo Report

Under excellent weather conditions and in high spirits, thousands of runners took to the streets of Athens, Greece, for the city's 2014 marathon.

Athens Marathon: A Mega-Event for Tourism in the Greek Capital

This year, the “Athens Marathon. Τhe Authentic” event has attracted record-breaking numbers of participants. With participation of foreign runners up 35 percent this year, the Athens Marathon is perhaps one of the best advertisements for the Greek capital’s tourism since numbers...

AIMS Best Marathon Runner Of The year Award Given In Athens

Kenyans Dennis Kimetto and Florence Kiplagat were named the 2014 AIMS Best Marathon Runners (BMR) of the Year during the association’s annual gala in Athens on Friday, 7 November.

Athens Marathon Shows Greece Is Open All Year Round To Visitors

Greece has the ability to attract visitors all 12 months of the year through a multi-layered development of the tourism sector, Greek Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni said during the award ceremony of the World's Best Marathon Runner of the year held at the Athens College in...

Record Number of Volunteers to Help Out at this Year’s Athens Marathon

A record number of volunteers will be lending a helping hand at this year’s “Athens Marathon. Τhe Authentic” event on Sunday, when some 35,000 runners from across the globe will do their best to reach the finish line at Athens Panathenian Stadium.

“Authentic” Marathon Expo In Athens Opens, Runners Gear Up For Sunday’s Big Event

With the inauguration of the ERGO “Authentic” Marathon Expo 2014 on Thursday events and activities for the 32nd “Athens Marathon. Τhe Authentic” have kicked off.

Crowds Of Children To Take Part In 2014 Athens Marathon’s “Kids Runs”

Seven "Kids Runs" will be held in different municipalities throughout Attica during the “Athens Marathon. The Authentic” event on Sunday 9 November.

Athens Marathon 2014: Call For Volunteer Music Bands, Musicians To Support Runners

The organizing committee of the "Athens Marathon, The Authentic" has put out a call for volunteer music bands and individual musicians to give rhythm and support to the runners of the 32nd marathon event.

A Race for All: Introducing The “Social Allies” Of The Athens Marathon

Leading companies, Non-Governmental Organizations and a great number of volunteers will be at the 32nd Athens Marathon start line on 9 November 2014.

“Authentic” Marathon Expo In Athens Expected To Attract Record Number Of Visitors

Preperations are underway for the ERGO "Authentic" Marathon Expo 2014 and organizers are expecting a new record number of visitors this year.

Athens, Greece, To Welcome 35,000 Runners For 32nd Authentic Marathon

The "Athens Marathon. Τhe Authentic" event will attract record-breaking numbers of participants this year and provide a major economic boost for the Greek capital.

Athens Marathon Expo 2014 Announced

Greece will be promoted as a sports tourism destination through the "Athens Marathon Expo 2014 the Authentic" on 6-8 November 2014 at the TaeKwonDo Indoor Hall & Exhibition Centre at Palio Faliro.

Registration Open For 32nd Athens Marathon

Registration for the 32nd Athens Marathon has opened eight months before the event, organizer Hellenic Athletics Federation (SEGAS) has announced.

Athens Marathon New Promo Video Released

Following the announcement of the new identity of the Athens Marathon, the Hellenic Athletics Federation (SEGAS) has released the international promo video of the renowned event, the authentic marathon road race held annually in the Greek capital in November.

Athens Marathon Gets New Name, Enters New Era

The Athens Classic Marathon has entered a new era and aims for the top, among all major sport and tourism events worldwide, organizer Hellenic Athletics Federation (SEGAS) has informed.