The fourth annual Spetses Mini-Marathon concluded successfully today, Sunday, October 12, with the event’s overall participation exceeding organizers’ expectations.
The scenic island of Spetses hosted the race for the fourth straight October. In a competition that places sportsmanship in the highest regard, amateur and professional athletes vied together in races of five and 25 kilometers.
In the five kilometer race, the first male to cross the finishing line was Kostas Nakopoulos, the first female Roi Apostolopoulou. Konstantinos Poulios came in second and Kostas Drossos won third place.
Greek medalist Athanasia Tsoumeleka participated in the 25 kilometer race, which saw Giorgos Valavanis finishing first, followed by Stelios Vassiliadis and Ioannis Vafiadis.
The air was filled with excitement during the prize ceremony, in which the organizers and athletes announced a Spetses Mini-Marathon for 2015, the event’s fifth consecutive appearance on the island.
The 4th Spetses Mini-Marathon was organized by Communication Lab under the auspices of the Greek National Tourism Organization and the Municipality of Spetses.