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Global Spotlight on Greece as ‘Athens Marathon. The Authentic 2019’ Breaks All Records

Over 60,000 runners from 120 countries showed up in the Greek capital on Sunday, to participate in the 37th “Athens Marathon. The Authentic” event.

Athens Marathon: A Celebration of Sports, Culture, Tourism

The 37th Athens Marathon will take place in the Greek capital during November 9-10 and once again will promote Greece's sports ideals, culture and tourism.

Athens Marathon will Welcome 63,000 Runners in 2019 – Online Registration Opens

Online registration for the Athens Marathon - The Authentic, which as of this year will be a two-day event in the Greek capital, has opened.

‘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.

‘Runners Forest’ to Be Created in Fire-stricken Areas of Athens Marathon Route

In efforts to support Attica’s communities hit by recent wildfires, the Hellenic Athletics Federation (SEGAS) has announced the creation of the “Runners Forest” along the Athens marathon classic route.

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.

Run Greece Set for Action in Seven Cities: First Stop Larissa

Professional athletes and amateurs are invited to join "Run Greece" in a series of running events, starting from the town of Larissa on March 24.

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.

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.

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.

Runners Take Your Mark… Countdown to 34th Athens Marathon

The Greek capital takes the international spotlight yet again for the 34th Athens Marathon - The Authentic set to draw in record numbers on November 13 for the historic sporting event.

Sports Expo Kicks Off Athens Authentic Marathon Weekend

With the inauguration of the ERGO Marathon Expo 2015 on Thursday, events and activities for the 33rd “Athens Marathon. The Authentic” have kicked off. The “Athens Marathon. Τhe Authentic” will take place on Sunday, November 8.

“Run Greece 2015” to Dash to Six Greek Towns, Dates Announced

Following two successful events, "Run Greece" is inviting residents and visitors of six towns in Greece to take part this year in a major celebration of sports and culture that will last all the way until October.

Athens Street Pole Vault: Greek Capital to Host New Sport Event in Open Space

The Municipality of Athens and the Hellenic Athletics Federation (SEGAS) today announced the launch of a five-year cooperation plan regarding three major athletic and tourism events in the Greek capital.

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.

“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.

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.
Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) Secretary General Nikos Karachalios
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GNTO Presents “Rethinking Greece” Strategy

The strategy plan for Greek tourism was focused on and the support of the private sector requested at the “Rethinking Greece” event, organized by the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) and held at the Acropolis Museum on Thursday, 15 November. The event focused on the...