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Germany Gives Greece Back 1896 Athens Marathon Prize

A 6th century BC vessel, awarded in 1896 to Spyros Louis, the first modern-day marathon winner at the Olympic Games in Athens, has been returned to Greece.

History in the Making at 34th ‘Athens Marathon – The Authentic’ – Photo Report

The 34th “Athens Marathon. The Authentic” made and marked history on Sunday, November 13, attracting thousands of athletes from across the globe to run the classic race from the seaside town of Marathon to the Greek capital.

Athens to Celebrate 120 Years from First Marathon Race

The 34th "Athens Marathon. The Authentic", to take place this year on November 13, marks 120 years from the first contemporary Marathon race.

Athens Classic Marathon: Records, Innovations, International Glamour, Significant Changes

The Athens Classic Marathon enters dynamically in the 4th decade since the revival of the Authentic Course, with a record number of entries. This year, the marathon includes records, innovations, international glamour and significant changes.