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Athens Half Marathon to Mark the Launch of Sports Events in Greece for 2019 

The 8th Athens Half Marathon, which this year takes place on March 17, can serve as the spring launch event of all sporting events in Greece, according to the organizers.

Athens Half Marathon 2018 Breaks Last Year’s Record, Authentic Marathon Wins Gold

Some 21,000 sport lovers from 55 countries participated in this year’s Athens Half Marathon 2018 held in the Greek capital.

Greek Capital Ready to Host 35th ‘Athens Marathon. The Authentic’

The 35th "Athens Marathon. The Authentic" will kick off in Athens on Sunday, November 12, with the participation of more 51,000 athletes from all over the world.

All Eyes on Greece: Athens Marathon to Welcome Athletes from 101 Countries

Amateur and professional runners from as far Andorra, the Ivory Coast and Antarctica will be in the Greek capital on November 12 to compete in the 35th "Athens Marathon. Τhe Authentic".

Rio 2016: From Ancient Olympia to Maracanã… Here Comes the Olympic Torch

The time has come for Greece to share the light of the Olympics as the Olympic Torch begins its journey on April 21 from the home of the Games in Ancient Olympia to Athens' Panathenian Stadium on April 27 and from there to Brazil, the host of the world’s largest sporting event.

Goulandris Museum Pagrati to Welcome Modern Art Lovers Next Year

Contemporary art lovers will be able as of next year to indulge in their favorite masterpieces at the Goulandris Museum of Contemporary Art, to open in the central Pagrati neighborhood of Athens in February 2017.

‘Athens is the Grandest Open-air University in the World’

UK’s The Daily Mail declares the Greek capital the ideal travel destination to bring ancient history lessons to life.

Join the 29th Athens Run: It’s for a Good Cause

Organizers are hoping more than 30,000 participants take part in this year’s Athens Run, this Sunday, in order to collect money for a good cause.

On Your Marks… Athens Marathon Set for Action

The 33rd "Athens Marathon. The Authentic", to kick off on November 8, from the ancient site in Marathon, eastern Attica, has attracted more than 43,000 runners from across the globe ready to run the historic race.

Athens “Runs to the Future” on Tuesday, June 23

On Tuesday, June 23, on the occasion of the Olympic Day, the city of Athens “runs to the future”, participating in an evening race that is part of the 4-day “Light up the Night” events that are taking place at the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center.

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.

“Zorba the Greek” Performance In Athens

Residents and visitors in Athens have a chance to meet "Zorba the Greek" this June!