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‘Athens Marathon. The Authentic’: A Party Like No Other

The 36th "Athens Marathon. The Authentic" brought over 55,000 runners to the Greek capital, in a celebration of sports, support and willpower.

36th Athens Marathon Breaks Participation Record – 55,000 People to Run in November

Some 55,000 runners will participate in the 36th “Athens Marathon. The Authentic” on November 11, compared to 51,000 participants in 2017.

Gaultier to Donate Show Proceeds to Benaki Museum in Greece

Internationally acclaimed fashion designer Jean-Paul Gaultier will be donating the proceeds from a special presentation of his creations to the Benaki Museum in Greece.

Record Numbers to Run 35th ‘Athens Marathon. The Authentic’

The 35th "Athens Marathon. The Authentic" will attract record numbers on November 12, but the race's infrastructure must be developed to handle future participation growth.

History in the Making at 34th ‘Athens Marathon – The Authentic’ – Photo Report

The 34th “Athens Marathon. The Authentic” made and marked history on Sunday, November 13, attracting thousands of athletes from across the globe to run the classic race from the seaside town of Marathon to the Greek capital.

SEGAS Inaugurates ERGO Expo 2016, Kicks Off Athens Authentic Marathon Events

The Hellenic Athletic Federation (SEGAS) inaugurated the ERGO Marathon Expo 2016 on Thursday, kicking off events for the 34th “Athens Marathon. The Authentic” to take place on November 13 in the Greek capital.

Minister Kontonis Says 3mn Euros to Fund Greece’s Sports Venues

A total of 3 million euros have been set aside to go towards the upgrade and maintenance of sports venues across Greece, Alternate Sports Minister Stavros Kontonis told a press conference this week ahead of the 34th Athens Marathon - The Authentic, to take place in Athens on...

Mark the Date: Athens Marathon 2016 Registration Opens on April 4!

Registration for the 34th Athens Marathon - Τhe Authentic to take place on November 13 opens at noon on April 4 with organizers advising athletes interested in running the 10km or 5km to sign up fast as spots run out in the first few hours and registrations close automatically.

Third Nafplio Marathon a Hit, Draws in the Crowds

More than 6,000 runners and athletes, professionals and amateurs took to the streets of the Peloponnesian town of Nafplio, last Sunday, in the largest Nafplio Marathon to date.

Shipwrecks & Marine Magic at Greece’s Underwater Park

Shipwrecks and marine sites of historic significance will take “center stage” in the first underwater park to be created in the waters surrounding the Greek island of Evia

The 33rd Athens Marathon – The Authentic Breaks All Records – Photo Report

The 33rd Athens Marathon - Τhe Authentic broke all records on Sunday, November 8, attracting some 43,000 athletes who tested their mettle and improved their personal times running the classic race on a warm, sunny day.

Greece to Promote Marathon as Ideal Filming Location, Tourism Destination

Promoting the Eastern Attica region of Marathon as a tourist destination and as a filming location was at the center of the agreement Marathon Mayor Ilias Psinakis and Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni signed on Thursday.