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Half Marathons Greece - Are They On Your Radar?

Half Marathons Greece - Are They On Your Radar?

Greece is a culmination of islands located in the southeastern region of Europe. It is one of the oldest known civilizations in the world. Athens, the capital of Greece, has landmarks that date back as far as the 5th century. The Acropolis Citadel and the Parthenon Temple are just two reasons why Greece is one of the most popular tourist attractions in the world. Another reason that vacationers love Greece is that it has some of the most spectacular beaches, including the black sands of Santorin ... Continue Reading


Things To Think About

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Cash is preferred over credit cards, so have some at hand at all times

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How long will it take you to train for a half marathon? Leave yourself enough time to be race ready

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What other attractions do you want to see while visiting? Leave yourself enough time to do it all

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Driving in Greece can be a bit chaotic. If you are going to rent a car, know the rules, or lack thereof, of the road!

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Does the event you want to participate in have a limit? Make sure to pre-register so that you don't miss out!


Half Marathon Greece 2024 Events, Which Will Inspire You?

Whether you are new to the running circuit or a seasoned veteran, a half marathon Greece 2024 event will be unlike anything you've run before. 

For a magical race, the Skyros Half Marathon is a must. Skyros is where the mythological character Achilles started his journey and where Theseus ended his life. It is covered with dense pinewood and rocky mountain terrain. Not for the faint of heart, participants will be challenged by forest paths and seaside views while making their way to the finish line.

One of the most scenic half marathon routes is the Tinos Running Experience. Racers pass through surrounding villages that are seemingly frozen in time. Held in June, the weather is almost guaranteed to be beautiful and balmy.

Or if flat and fast is your forte, then the International Half Marathon Kalampaka-Trikala is calling you. A beloved race in the international circuit, it is run every year to commemorate Thanasis Stamopoulos.

Whatever it is that inspires you to run, you can find that inspiration in Greece. It is one of the most beautiful places on earth, what are you waiting for? Find the right event and start planning your departure.

Navarino Challenge

Crete Half Marathon

Skyros Run


Good to Know

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The best times to visit Greece are the months from April to November 

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To travel to Greece, EU citizens will not need a passport. However, if you are traveling from abroad, you will need a passport that is valid for a minimum of 90 days post-departure date

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Some vaccines are either recommended or required to travel to Greece. Make an appointment to ensure your shots are up to date

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Public transportation in Greece is abundant. Depending on where you are staying, a rental car might not be necessary

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The official currency of Greece is the Euro

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