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IAAF Honors ‘Athens Marathon’ with World Athletics Heritage Plaque

The “Athens Marathon. The Authentic” event has been honored with the World Athletics Heritage Plaque by the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF).

Ultra Race Spartathlon Kicks Off at Acropolis on Friday, Sept. 28

Τhe historic 246km Spartathlon ultra marathon will kick off from the Acropolis on Friday, September 28, and conclude 36 hours later in the Peloponnesian town of Sparta.

36th Spartathlon to Welcome Ultramarathoners from 50 Countries

Some 400 ultramarathoners from 50 countries will participate in the 36th Spartathlon race, which will take place during September 28-29.

Olympic Champions Honored at 2016 AIMS Best Marathon Runner Awards in Athens

Reigning Olympic Champions Eliud Kipchoge and Jemima Sumgong on Friday received the 2016 AIMS Best Marathon Runner Awards (BMR) at the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center in Athens.

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.

32nd Spartathlon: Hundreds Of Runners From All Over The World To Take Part In Greece’s Ultra Race

Once again Greek and foreign ultramarathoners will follow the footsteps of ancient Athenian long distance runner Pheidippides and cross 246 kilometers from Athens to Sparta during the Spartathlon ultramarathon race to be held this year 26-27 September.

Athens Marathon New Promo Video Released

Following the announcement of the new identity of the Athens Marathon, the Hellenic Athletics Federation (SEGAS) has released the international promo video of the renowned event, the authentic marathon road race held annually in the Greek capital in November.

31st Athens Classic Marathon Shines Spotlight On Greek Capital

Thousands of runners created an amazing image of Athens on Sunday 10 November and placed the Greek capital in the international limelight.
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Ultramarathon SPARTATHLON 2013 Kicks Off 27 September

Greek and foreign ultramarathoners will follow the footsteps of ancient Athenian long distance runner Pheidippides and cross 246 kilometers from Athens to Sparta during the 31st SPARTATHLON ultramarathon race to be held 27-28 September.