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Refugee Runners Seek Support for Greek Road Race (video)

Although most people would find the idea of running a 21-kilometer (13 mile) half-marathon a challenge, for 20 would-be athletes in Ioannina the obstacles...

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...
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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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

Marathon Mayor Awards Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson

Marathon Mayor Ilias Psinakis awarded Tom Hanks and his wife Rita Wilson with the "Marathon Legion Medal" for their love and support for Greece. Psinakis has...

Ilias Psinakis Arrives in Thessaloniki on a Hot-Air Balloon

The photos of Ilias Psinakis flying over Thessaloniki in a hot-air balloon have been circulating on the internet. As soon as the locals of Thessaloniki realized...

120th Anniversary of Spiros Louis’ Win at the Olympic Marathon

March 29, 2016 marked the 120th anniversary since runner Spiros Louis entered the Kallimarmaro Stadium and finished in first place at the 1st Marathon...

New Greek-Developed App Lets You Be a ‘Marathon Hero’

A new iOS gaming app inspired by Greek history, as well as designed and developed by a Greek team, is now on the market!   "Marathon...

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