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Thousands Join the Fun at Athens Half Marathon (photos)

Thousands of professional and amateur runners participated in the Athens Half Marathon, on Sunday. Organized by the Hellenic Athletics Federation (SEGAS) and the City of Athens, the event which started in 2012, has been over the last years one of...

Athens Airport Hosts Marathon Exhibit

Athens main international airport together with the Marathon Run Museum are presenting a contemporary-art exhibition -- "Marathon Universe". The exhibition will be on display for passengers until the end of May 2018. Marathon Universe presents different works by Greek sculptor Nikos Yorgos...

Dolihos: A New 255Km Greek Long Distance Race for 2018

Any runner with a desire to run a long distance race in Greece has a range of choices (Athens Marathon, Spartathlon), all with historic roots, and 2018 will see the inauguration of another majestic race covering the holy Greek...

Samuel Kalalei Gets Gold as Kenyan Athletes Dominate Athens Marathon

Kenyan runners dominated the authentic Marathon race in Athens on Sunday. Samuel Kalalei won the Gold medal with a time of 02:12:17. In second place was his compatriot Lucas Rotich and third was Marc Kiptoi, also from Kenya. Watch video as...

Thousands Follow the Footsteps of Pheidippides in Athens Authentic Marathon

The 35th Authentic Marathon is taking place in Greece bringing together more than 51,000 runners from Greece and around the world, who are participating in the seven separate events. Approximately 18,500 runners from around the world follow the footsteps of...

18,500 Runners from 101 Countries to Run Authentic Greek Marathon

Over 18,500 runners from 101 different countries will participate at the 35th annual Authentic Marathon, which will take place in Athens on the 12th of November. Most of the athletes that will compete on the 42.195m route come from the...

Lithuanian Sorokin wins 35th Spartathlon Ultra-Marathon (video)

Lithuanian runner Aleksandr Sorokin won the 35th edition of Spartathlon, one of the most challenging and historical ultra-marathon races, in Sparta on Saturday. Sorokin, 36, touched the feet of the statue of ancient Spartan King Leonidas in the center of...

Zervakis and Rebouli the Winners of the Athens Half Marathon

The 6th Athens Half Marathon, the city's annual major spring sports event, was held on Sunday March 19. 21,000 runners took part in the four races which were organised by the Municipality of Athens, Attica region and the Hellenic Athletics...

Kenyan Luka Rotis Loumpouan Wins 34th Athens Marathon

This year over 50,000 athletes originating from 105 countries participated in the 34th Athens Authentic Marathon, Kenyan athlete Luka Rotis Loumpouan was the victor of the challenging 42.195 meter race. Loumpouan finished the race as he entered the packed Panathenaic Stadium to the...

There's Something for Everyone at the 34th Athens Marathon. The Authentic

The "Athens Marathon. The Authentic" is an annual event that brings a sense of community sportsmanship and spirit to Athens every year, and the 34th Athens Marathon is no exception. The emphasis may be on running, however, there's more...