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Athens Revels in Run-up to Marathon with Weeklong Events

The Athens Marathon may be all about running but it’s also about having fun and the Greek capital is ready to usher in the country’s biggest sporting event in style.

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.

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.

Navarino Challenge 2015: A Weekend of Sports for All!

Athletes from Greece and abroad attended the third edition of the “Navarino Challenge” event and enjoyed an exciting weekend that included activities such as running, swimming, taekwondo, climbing, pilates, cycling, boccia, basketball and kick boxing.

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.

Runners Get Cycladic Feel at Syros City Trail

Professional and amateur runners will be meeting up in the capital of the Cyclades islands in Greece on September 12 for the first Syros City Trail.

‘The North Face Zagori Mountain Running 2015’ Ready To Take Off – Full Program

Athletes from all over the world will meet up at the Epirus region, northwestern Greece, to take part in the fifth edition of the The North Face Zagori Mountain Running 2015 event on July 24-26.

Young Sailors to Take Spetses by Storm in 1st National Bug Championship

Pint-sized boats known as “Bugs” will be sailing the waters of Spetses on July 9-12, during the 1st National Bug Championship aimed at promoting sports among the young, fair play, sportsmanship and seamanship.

Tsagarada Escape Fest Promises Adventure in Paradise

It’s all fun 'n' games and plenty of adventure at this year’s Tsagarada Escape Festival to be held in the traditional Mt Pelion village of Tsagarada on July 2-5.

Greece’s Costa Navarino Basketball Camp Combines Sport and Fun for the Family

It’s time for youngsters (and the young at heart) to shoot some hoops at the 3rd Costa Navarino Basketball Camp, which kicks off on June 27 and runs through to July 1.

Cretan Union Cup Sailing Event Brings Crete into the Spotlight

As part of its ongoing promotional strategy, the Region of Crete aims through the Cretan Union Cup 2015 sailing event through to May 29 to promote the island as a primary tourism destination.

Spetses Classic Yacht Regatta Brings Glamour to Greek Seas in June

After five years of diligence and drive, the Spetses Classic Yacht Race has grown into a fully fledged regatta set to take place on the Saronic island on June 18-21, with sights on extending the duration and expanding its categories.

‘Santorini Experience’ Puts Popular Greek Island on Sports Tourism Map – Interview with Mayor of Thira Anastasios – Nikolaos Zorzos

The Mayor of Thira, Anastasios – Nikolaos Zorzos, underlines the importance of the "Santorini Experience" event for the promotion of Santorini Island as a sports tourism destination.

Athens Half Marathon a Hit Despite the Heat

It was hot and sunny and full of adrenaline when some 4,000 athletes showed up for the 4th Athens Half Marathon which took place in the Greek capital on May 3.

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.

‘The North Face Zagori Mountain Running’ Wins Silver at 2015 Tourism Awards

"The North Face Zagori Mountain Running" event was awarded a Silver Tourism Award in the Sports Tourism category at the second edition of the Tourism Awards last week.

WTM 2014: Mega-events and Wellness Take Center Stage

The UNWTO & WTM Ministers' Summit set the tone for the second day of World Travel Market 2014, with tourism ministers from around the world discussing the synergies between mega-events and tourism.

Athens, Greece, To Host International Health Tourism Conference In 2015

Greece will host a three-day international conference on health tourism in Athens during 11-14 March 2015.

Health Tourism Integration Conference To Be Held In Athens, Greece

Greek professionals from eight health tourism segments will come together with sector-supporting industries in the upcoming Greek Health Tourism Integration Conference, scheduled to take place next month in Athens.