Marathon Races in Greece

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.

Quick facts


Region: Europe
Capital: Athens
Population: 10.9 Million

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