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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.

Thessaloniki’s 7th Night Half Marathon Sees Over 18,000 Runners Take Part

Thousands of runners took to Thessaloniki streets to test their limits in the 7th International Thessaloniki Night Half Marathon.

Athens Authentic Marathon 2018 Registration Opens on April 18

Registration for the Greek capital's largest running event, the "Athens Marathon. The Authentic", will open on Wednesday, April 18.

Ministry, South Aegean Region will ‘Run for Tourism’ on Rhodes

Greek Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura and South Aegean Region executives will “Run for Tourism” during the 5th International "Roads to Rhodes" Marathon in April.

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.

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.

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".

Attica Region Bringing Pedion tou Areos Park Back to Life

Attica Region authorities have set aside 1.5 million euros for repairs, maintenance and security of the central Pedion tou Areos Park in Athens.

‘Athens Marathon. The Authentic’ Named Top Event of the Year

“Athens Marathon. The Authentic” recently received four distinctions at the “Event Awards 2017”, including the “Event of the Year” award.

European Pole Vaulters to Compete in ‘5th Athens Street Pole Vault’ Event

Athens will host some of the best pole vaulters in Europe during the 5th Athens Street Pole Vault, which will take place on June 1 at Syntagma square.

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.

Thessaloniki Night Run 2016 a Sports Party for All

More than 21,000 runners from Greece and abroad took to Thessaloniki streets on October 8 to test their limits during the 5th International Thessaloniki Night Half Marathon.

‘Tourism Awards 2016’ Spotlight Shines on Greece’s Best Practices

The best practices of Greek companies and organizations in all sectors of travel, hospitality and leisure and initiatives that encourage innovation and the quality of Greek tourism were rewarded on Wednesday, April 6, at the glitzy awards ceremony of the Tourism Awards 2016.

Athens Half Marathon Breaks Records

More than 17,000 runners and two new records marked this year’s Athens Half Marathon, which took place in the Greek capital on Sunday.

Hoteliers Bearing Gifts, Special Offers ‘Join’ Athens Half Marathon

The Athens-Attica & Argosaronic Hotel Association in collaboration with some 138 private and public institutions including museums, art spaces, galleries, shops and eateries are yet again lending their hands-on support to the Athens Half Marathon, which takes place in the Greek...

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.

Athens-Attica Hotel Body Backs Authentic Marathon with Strong Initiatives

The Athens - Attica & Argosaronic Hotel Association is proud to announce that it has actively contributed to the promotion of the 33rd “Athens Marathon. The Authentic”, which kicks off on November 8, through a series of initiatives in the run-up to the mega sporting event.

Thessaloniki Night Run Registration Extended

Athletes young and old are ready to take to Thessaloniki streets with registrations for the annual Night Run still open.

Popular Demand Brings Second Athens 5km Marathon Run, Registration Starts July 28

Due to popular demand, the Hellenic Athletic Association (SEGAS) is organizing a second evening 5km race ahead of Athens Marathon on November 8, and registration opens on Tuesday, July 28.
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