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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 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.

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".

Giant Sea Creatures Star in Greece’s 1st Kite Parade!

The 1st Kite Parade will take place on June 10-11 at the Schinias beach, north east of Athens and will feature giant flying sea creatures.

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.

The 2nd Marathon’s Half Marathon Announced

Runners are being offered the chance to run in history, in the footsteps of Pheidippides, at the second Half Marathon of Marathon Municipality in East Attica, Greece.

Panepistimiou Ave, Faliro Coast Projects Shelved, Despite Minister’s Assurances

Plans to revamp central Panepistimiou Avenue as well as the property along the Faliro coast have been shelved despite Infrastructure Minister Michalis Chrysochoidis’ assurances in November that the projects were going ahead as scheduled.

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.