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Alexander the Great Marathon

30 Apr 2023 (Sun)

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Marathon, 10 km, 5 km

Alexander the Great Marathon

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Join Alexander the Great Marathon 2023

A total of 14.800 runners, aged 9-85 years, flooded the streets of Thessaloniki and Macedonia, lived a unique experience, won the applause of many fans and sent a message of fitness and health, through an event that has also social, cultural, environmental, touristic and historic character. An event that since 2006 is “joining” Pella with Thessaloniki and displays throughout the world the name of Alexander the Great.

The International Marathon “ALEXANDER the GREAT” connects the past with the present, crossing within 42 km over 2.500 years of Macedonian history and Hellenism.

The International Marathon is member of the International Marathons Association (AIMS) and it is included in the official and annual calendar.

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Course details

Course profile
flat
Course surface
Road
Other tags
Historical
Nature
Scenic
AIMS certified
IAAF Bronze Label
IAAF Certified
Point to Point
10000-24999 Participants
Course highlights

The race starts from Pella, in front of the statue of Alexander the Great on horseback, hardly a km from the homonym archaeological site, and some 43 meters above sea-level. After the first km of downhill road, the athletes get onto the Thessaloniki-Edessa highway, following it for another 8 km, until they reach Chalkidona. 

At the 8th km the athletes enter the city of Chalkidona.
At the 9th km they meet the junction Veroia and Thessaloniki. After Chalkidona they leave the 10th km.
At the 13th km the road passes through a bridge over the Axios River.
The 15th km is before the village Gefyra.
The 17th km is at the second exit of the Gefyra village.
The 20th km is right after the exit for Agios Athanasios at the national highway.
The 25th is a little after the crossroad of Nea Agchialos.
The 27th km is at the height of the Greek smelter company "Sidenor".
The 28th km passes over Gallikos River.
Precisely after the 30th km the athletes pass by Ionia (Diavata) and in front of the the premices of EKO, the Greek Petroleum Company (at the 32th km).
The 35th km is in the center of Kordelio, in Monastiriou Street.
At the 38th km the athletes turn right in Giannitson Street.
At the 39th the runners turn right in Dafnis Street and then left in Kountouriotou Avenue.
The 40th km is at the Court of Thessaloniki.
The 41st-42nd km is in Nikis Avenue.
The finish is at the White Tower.

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Start address: Pella, Greece

Finish address: White Tower, Thessaloniki, Greece

Route map

Alexander the Great Marathon Route Map

Register

Registration closes on 06 April (120 days left)

10K (Basic Package)

10.00 Km

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15 EUR


5K (Basic Package)

5.00 Km

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15 EUR


Marathon (Basic Package)

42.20 Km

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30 EUR


10K (Advanced Package)

10.00 Km

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40 EUR


5K (Advanced Package)

5.00 Km

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40 EUR


Marathon (Advanced Packages)

42.20 Km

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55 EUR


10K (Full Package)

10.00 Km

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65 EUR


5K (Full Package)

5.00 Km

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65 EUR


Marathon (Full Package)

42.20 Km

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80 EUR


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You can, within 24 hours after your registration, get a full refund if you change your mind.

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What’s included

These are included in your entry
  • done Finisher medal

  • done Goodie bag

  • done Event T-shirts

  • done E-certificate/e-diploma

  • done Timing chip (single use)

  • done Expo entry

  • done Shuttle to Start Line

  • done Drink Stations info

  • done Nutrition Stations

  • done Medical Assistance info

  • done Bag drop

  • done Toilets info

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Reviews

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Frequently asked questions

When and where can I collect my BIB/race pack?

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Location: TIF HELEXPO; Thursday 27.4.2023 - Saturday 29.4.2023 from 10:00 to 19:00; Runners have to pick up their bib number and the runner’s pack exclusively from the Registration Center.

How do I get to the race location?

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The organization provides buses to transfer the Marathon runners from Thessaloniki to the starting-point (Pella). 5K and 10K runners reach the starting-point on their own.

Can I cancel my registration?

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Cancellations may be accepted only after written notification and only in case such a written notification is sent to the Organizing Committee by March 10th, 2023. After that date, no cancellation request is accepted. In case of confirmed cancellation, the registration fee is refunded to the applicant, given that 2 euros are deducted for operational reasons. All refund requests are processes about one month after the event.

Alexander the Great Marathon

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The race information has been found on the official website of the event or through publicly available sources. Always refer to the official website the latest race information. Please let us know if any data is wrong or missing, by emailing us.