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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".

Hilton Athens Announced Official Hotel of ‘Athens Marathon. The Authentic’

Hilton Athens is the Official Hotel of this year’s “Athens Marathon. The Authentic”, which will take place on November 12 in Athens.

Aegean Supports OPAP Limassol Marathon GSO 2018

Aegean is supporting the OPAP Limassol Marathon GSO 2018, one of Cyprus’ most important sports events, due to take place during March 17-18, 2018.

SEGAS Increases Entry Places for 42 km Athens Marathon to 18,500

Registration for the 2017 "Athens Marathon. The Authentic" opens on Monday, April 10, the Hellenic Athletics Federation - SEGAS has announced.

Ready, Set… Run: Time for 4th Nafplio Marathon

The Peloponnese town of Nafplio will be hosting professional and amateur runners in its streets for the 4th Nafplio Marathon events to kick off this Sunday.

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.

Greek Town Nafplio Readies for 3rd Marathon, Register Now

The historic town of Nafplio, in the Peloponnese, is ready to welcome runners and athletes, professionals and amateurs, on March 6 for the 3rd Nafplio Marathon.

‘Alexander the Great’ Marathon to Soar on Ellinair Wings

Travel experts Mouzenidis Group and organizers of the International “Alexander the Great” marathon have announced that they have joined forces ahead of the major Thessaloniki running event to be held on April 3rd.

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.

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.

Registration for the Tinos Running Experience Kicks Off

Tapping into the growing potential of sports tourism, the Cycladic island of Tinos is joining an increasing number of other Greek destinations in organising this year the 2nd Tinos Running Experience on June 6.

Thessaloniki Marathon Participation Peaks

Participation in the 10th Alexander the Great International Marathon, to kick off in the northern port city of Thessaloniki, on April 5, has increased by 40 percent with an extra 1,500 spots added by organizers.

Triple Win for ‘Navarino Challenge’ at 2015 Tourism Awards

The "Navarino Challenge" marathon had a triple win last week at the Tourism Awards that took place at the Megaron Athens Concert Hall in Athens.

Greece, Kenya Boost Bilateral Ties to Cooperate on Tourism, Agriculture, Education

Boosting bilateral relations between Greece and Kenya through cooperation in tourism, rural development and education were at the center of discussions last week between Kenya’s Deputy Foreign Affairs Minister Karanja Kibicho and his Greek counterpart Dimitris Kourkoulas.

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.

“Navarino Challenge” Marathon In Greece Concludes With Great Success

The "Navarino Challenge" marathon wrapped up successfully for the second year in the Peloponnese, Greece.

UNESCO To Hold Exhibition On Greece’s Marathon Town

The Greek town of Marathon of the Region of Attica will be showcased by UNESCO as a cultural landscape of global significance in an exhibition to be held in Paris in March.

Golden Coast Goes All Inclusive

The Golden Coast Hotel, situated close to the historic town of Marathon, Attica, and in very close distance to Nea Makri, announced last month that in 2012 it would operate as an all inclusive resort.