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Democritus Half Marathon Xanthi

Quick facts

Location Xanthi, Greece

Distance Half marathon

About Democritus Half Marathon Xanthi

The running club of Xanthi, the ‘Xanthi Runners’, in cooperation with the Municipality of Xanthi and the Eastern Macedonia-Thrace District, organizes the Democritus Half Marathon.

A race in the land of Orpheus, Democritus from Avdera, the great physicist and father of the atom theory, Lefkippos the teacher, the home of the most famous sophist Protagoras and birthplace of our great musician Manos Chatzidakis.

An area of rare natural beauty, with wetlands of International Importance, such as the Nestos River/Nestos Straits/Nestos Delta, Lake Vistonida, Leivaditis Waterfalls, Haidou and Koula mountains, the archaeological sites of Avdera and the Macedonian Tomb (Komnina), with traditional settlements in mountainous Rodopi and the Old Town of Xanthi.


Half Marathon Full Package

  • 21.097km

5K Basic Package

  • 5km

Half Marathon Basic Package

  • 21.098km

5K Full Package

  • 5km


Age Limit

Participants attending the Half Marathon need to be 18 years old on the race day. Participants attending the 5K City Race need to be 12 years old on the race day. 

Maximum Time

2.5 hours for the Half Marathon; after the end of the time limit the streets will open to traffic and the supplying stations will be closed. During the race, the police is going to regulate traffic and the Department of Samaritan Paramedics and Lifeguards of the Red Cross of Xanthi will be providing medical support.


Stations with supplies at: 5th, 10th, 15th, 18th km and the finish


There will be electronic timing of the race as well as timing at the 10th km.

Democritus Half Marathon Xanthi Route Map

Democritus Half Marathon Xanthi Route Map


Xanthi 671 00, Greece





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.