Known as one of the most romantic countrysides in the world, Greece offers runner enthusiasts the opportunity to run the same courses that our ancestors did.
The Athens Marathon runs the original course that the Greeks of Athens ran many centuries ago. Take in the sites of the most historically significant structures on earth from a road’s eye view. The Spartathlon Ultra Race is one of the most iconic races that touts 248km, that will challenge even the most expert runner.
Home to the toughest ultra marathons on earth, don’t be too intimidated. There are also half marathons like the RunninGreece for those who are just looking to get their marathon feet off the ground. From mountain to sand to snow to trail, there is truly something for every runner on earth.
Is A Marathon Greece 2019 Event In Your Future?
With so many Marathon Greece 2019 events to choose from, the hardest decision you will have to make is which one is right for you. If a flat and fast course is your forte, then the Roads To Rhodes Marathon is a perfect fit. Surrounding racers is the deep blue Aegean Sea. Rhodes is a favorite tourist destination with reason; it is chalked with rich history and festivities abound.
If city running is your choice, then the Nafplio Marathon is a marathon destination run for you! See sandy beaches, coastline views, and the beautiful city of Peloponnisos, all with a breathtaking course.
Not quite a marathon, but close enough, the Psiloritis International Mountain Race covers the distance of the sacred city of Milan Knossos. Seeping with mythological significance, the terrain is mountainous, as well as beautiful, and will challenge even the most seasoned athlete in the crowd. Whichever marathon Greece 2019 event inspires you, register today, commit, and get training today!
If traveling to Greece from the US, you will need a passport that is valid for a minimum of 90 days. If you are a EU citizen, you will not need a passport, but are required to have an identity card with Latin characters
To rent a car in Greece, you have to be a minimum of 21 years-old and you must have held a license for more than a year. If you are under the age of 25, however, you will likely have to pay a young driver surcharge