Friday, 23 May 2014

Maraton & löptävlingar - Marathon & run races in Greece

Om du älskar att springa/löptävla och sol, varför inte kombinera detta på en resa till underbara Grekland?! Här arrangeras massor av maratonlopp och löptävlingar av olika slag och dessa är bara en bråkdel av allt det finns att välja mellan!

If you love to run and the sun, why not make a combination on a trip to wonderful Greece?! Lots of marathon- and running races are arranged every year and these ones are just a few of all the choises you have!

ALEXANDER THE GREAT
Marathon in Thessaloniki arranged every year in April since 2006.
Marathon
10 km
5 km
1 km (children)


ALONISSOS CHALLENGE
Multi terrain race arranged every year on the beautiful island of Alonnisos.
30 km
10 km
2 km for children
10 km for walkers
June 8th, 2014

ALPAMAYO PRO TRAIL RACE
Race arranged on Mount Parnitha every year since 2007.
25 km
7 km
October 5th, 2014
ATHENS CLASSIC MARATHON
The historical race from Marathon to Athens, arranged every year since 1972. In November.
Marathon 42 km
Racewalking
10 km
5 km
November 9th, 2014

ATHENS NIGHT RUN
Run in the center and in the historical part of Athens. Arranged in April.
5 km

CORFU URBAN MARATHON
Marathon 42,195 km in the old town of Corfu (1st year)
Old town trail, 14 km
June 15th, 2014
LAMIA RUN FESTIVAL
Arranged April/May
Lamia City trail - 7 or 27 km
Lamia Night & Run - 10 km
Lamia Fun & Run - 3 km
Children with handicap - 500 m

NEMEAN GAMES
Ancient festival held every 4 years at Nemea.
90 m
7,5 km
June, 11th, 2016


OLYMPOS MARATHON
Unique trail running event annually, last Sunday of June, on the mountain of the Gods, Mount Olympos.
43,8 km
June 29th, 2014


PATRA'S SALSA MARATHON
Marathon dancing race was arranged in Patras in the beginning of May 2013 & 2014. Maybe next year again?

PSILORITIS RACE
Running in the footsteps of Zeus, mountain Psiloritis, Crete.
June 1st, 2014
35 km (about 7 hours)
                                                                   8,5 km
                                                                   2 km kids race

SAMARIA RUN
17,6 km long run in the beautiful Samaria gorge on Crete.
Arranged annually in the beginning of May.




SPARTATHLON ULTRA RACE
Historic race in the footsteps of Pheidippides, arranged every year in September.
Athens - Sparta, 246 km
September 26-27, 2014

X-POROS
Triathlon on the island of Poros.
"Olympic Triathlon": 1,5 km swimming, 40 km off road mountain biking, 10 km running
"Sprint Triathlon": swim 750 m, bike 20 km, run 5 km
"Kids Triathlon": swim 50 m, bike 2 km, run 1 km
September 27th, 2014
info(a)x-poros.gr

ZAGORI RACE
Zagori mountain running.
80 km
42 km
21 km
10 km
July 26-27th, 2014



En webbsida med utförlig löpkalender: RunninGreece.Com
A website with a detailed calendar of scheduled races in Greece: RunninGreece.Com

Keep on running!

Credits
Drawing of Marathon 1896: torontowaterfrontmarathon.com
Picture from Samaria: agonaskritis.gr
Picture from Zagori: lepantorunners.gr
The rest of the pictures are from the sites where the links go.

2 comments:

Veiken said...

Jag gillar inte att löpa (det får tikar göra) men att röra mig ute på olika underlag och att upptäcka, för mig nya saker är helt underbart! Ha det fint i underbara Grekland.

Eva Inathens-Greece said...

@Veiken
:)Haha, du är rolig du! Jag föredrar nog liksom dig att promenera...!
Tack och kram! ☼