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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 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.

Athens Half Marathon 2018 Set to Go on March 18

The Greek capital is ready to welcome thousands of amateur and professional runners for the 7th Athens Half Marathon on March 18.

Rhodes Gearing Up for 5th Int’l Marathon Next Month

The Dodecanese island of Rhodes is getting ready to welcome thousands of runners to the 5th International "Roads to Rhodes" Marathon set for April 29.

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.

Countdown to Athens Half Marathon 2018

It’s the final countdown ahead of the 7th Athens Half Marathon on March 18, with a record number of participants set to make it the largest sporting event in spring.

Greece Welcomes Sports Tourism, Still Needs to Set a Target

All the more destinations in Greece are tapping into sports as a way to promote their offerings and attract visitors. Is sports tourism the next big thing?

Alkyon Resort Hotel & Spa Lends Support to Frygani Rock Climbing

Five-star Alkyon Resort Hotel & Spa has announced its support of the new Sector Frygani, the latest addition in Peloponnese climbing options.

Athens Celebrates Spring with Sunday’s 6th Half Marathon

The 6th Athens Half Marathon will take place in the Greek capital this Sunday, March 19, and celebrate the beginning of spring.

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.

Tee Up! Porto Carras Spring Golf Cup Ready for Action

It’s golf time in Greece and the Porto Carras Grand Resort is getting ready to host international lovers of the sport at its renovated 18-hole golf course for the Spring Golf Cup and for the End-of-Year Trophy.

Athens Springs into Action in March at 6th Half Marathon

Athens will spring to life on March 19 when thousands of amateur and professional runners test their mettle at the 6th Athens Half Marathon.

‘Santorini Experience will be One of the Best Thematic Tourism Events in the World’ – Interview with Active Media’s CEO Akis Tsolis

Akis Tsolis, the CEO of Active Media, analyzes the importance of the upcoming event "Santorini Experience" for the promotion of Sports Tourism in Greece.

Porto Carras Grand Resort Boasts 1st Bike Friendly Hotels in Greece

In tune with the changing trends and new demands, Porto Carras Grand Resort hotels Meliton and Sithonia are the first in Greece to receive “Bike Friendly Hotel” accreditation.

Runners @ 1st Tinos Challenge Take the Island by Storm

It was all about the sea, the sun and the traditional footpaths against the deep blue of the Aegean during the 1st Tinos Challenge which took place on the Cycladic island last month.

Porto Carras Golf Open 2016 Wins Over the Crowds

More than 100 players from 13 countries tried their luck during the 7th Porto Carras Pro-Am & Open 2016, which took place at the resort’s renovated 18-hole golf course last weekend.

‘Tinos Challenge’ to Promote Island Beauty Through Sport

If running is your thing, then the Tinos Challenge - to take place on May 28-29 - is the event for you with running races across ancient and modern footpaths on the Cycladic island and much more.

‘Roads to Rhodes’ Sees Flocks of Runners for 3rd Int’l Marathon

It was a sunny, sporty day on the Greek island of Rhodes last Sunday, when more than 1,500 runners took to the streets in the 3rd International “Roads to Rhodes” Marathon.

Run Greece Larissa Event Off to a Good Start

The Central Greek city of Larissa is the first stop in the annual Run Greece events with over 4,500 runners ready to test their mettle this Sunday, on March 27.
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