Crete Half Marathon

, Greece

04 Oct 2020 (Sun)


Half marathon, 10 km, 5 km

Join Crete Half Marathon

The Athletic Health club is proud to announce the staging of the CRETE Half Marathon. The Half Marathon ,including 10km, 5km and 1km races,  is an international event open to all and a unique opportunity for runners from Greece and abroad to participate in an ideal course. It is going to take place on Sunday, 6th October 2019 at Arkalochori.
The Half Marathon will  be a circle race in the center of Crete passing across some of the most picturesque villages of the municipality Minoa Pediadas and through olive groves and vineyards
The 5km race is a circle run inside the village of Arkalochori .
The 10km is a run to Houmeri a u-turn and finish at the exhibition center

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Included in the fee

  Half Marathon,10km&5km

     Race Number ,Timing chip ,Services during the race (feed zones) Finisher’s Medal (Handmade) ,Official Race Technical T-shirt, Οfficial race photos,Οfficial back-bag,Online Participation Certificate with finish time
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Age Limit

Half Marathon : Minimum 18years old 10km : Minimum 15years old 5km: Minimum 12years old 1km :6-12years old All participants under 18years old must have  parental approval.

Aid Stations

The Medical support will be done by volunteer doctors and the Samaritans of the Hellenic Red Cross.The Organizing Committee is responsible for providing medical service to the runners. Volunteer Doctors , the Red Cross Samaritans provide medical services along the course as well as at the Start and Finish of the race. Two ambulances will be in the exhibition Center. Medical Volunteers and Paramedics will be along the course to offer first aid and to contact the persons responsible for the event's medical services.

Award Medals

The first 3 males and females of each race will be given a cup award.All participants in all runs will receive a 100% handmade clay shoe manufactured by KATE MYKONIATI.

Equipment Storage

The Exhibition Center is equipped with Changing Rooms, WC, Toilets  ,Snack bar and clothing management

Maximum Time

Time Limit: Half Marathon  2hours and 45minutes10km 1hour and 15 minutes                                  5Km 1hour and 5 minutes  


There is one Public Parking lot next to the start line of the event which has enough space for all the participants.

Provided Photo Service

Photo services are provided. All participants will be able to free download their photos a few days after the event simply by writing their participation number  from the website:

Race Kit Includes

  Half Marathon,10km&5km    Race Number Timing chip Services during the race (feed zones) Finisher’s Medal (Handmade) Official Race Technical T-shirt Οfficial race photosΟfficial back-bagOnline Participation Certificate with finish timeFinish time Fridge Magnet


Half MarathonStart: Arkalochori Exhibition Center2nd km: Arkalochori -water station 5th km:  Houmeri -water station7th km: Galatas -water station9th km: Voni -water station13th km: Thrapsano-isotonic and water15th km:water and sponge17th km:isotonic and water19th kilometer:water and spongeFinish line:fruit and water


official timing company has undertaken the Timing of the Crete Half Marathon event.The same company is also responsible to issue the Official Results of the event after its conclusion.Check points will be placed in several points of the race in order to provide accurate resultsAll athletes must follow the rules and regulations of the Athletic Committee or else they may be disqualified


Αrkalohori is located 25km southern of Heraklion. There are various ways that you can reach the event site 1.Runners and Spectators can purchase bus tickets from Heraklion Ktel  (opposite to Heraklion port) to allow easy travel to and from the start and finish areas. 2.By car is a 25 minutes drive from Heraklion 3.All participants traveling Peiraus -Heraklion- Peiraeus will have a 50% discount on their ferry tickets.



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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.