The 26th Athens Classic Marathon

Athens Classic Marathon
Athens Classic Marathon

The 26th Athens Classic Marathon is a well-known international event, open to anyone who wishes to participate in this unique race held on the Original Olympic Marathon Course, starting from the city of Marathon and finishing in the Panathinaikon Stadium in Athens. The event will take place on Sunday 9 November and offers everyone the opportunity to experience the joy of participating, competing in and completing a race in the Panathinaikon Stadium.

The Athens Classical Marathon is the largest sporting event in Greece, and has a special place and role in the world's sporting agenda. It has been recognised by the International Amateur Athletics Federation (IAAF), which has granted it with IAAF Silver Label status.. At the same time, the Association of International Marathon and Distance Races (AIMS) decided to hold the annual International Marathon Symposium in the city of Marathon, the day before the Athens Classic Marathon race.

The Athens Classic Marathon also includes a Power Walking race, also held on the Marathon course, as well as two more races (10 km and 5 km Road Races) held in the historical centre of Athens.

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