OPAP Limassol Marathon GSO

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Quick facts

Location Limassol, Cyprus

Distance Marathon

Date 23 March, 2019

About OPAP Limassol Marathon GSO

How about running along the coastline of Cyprus watching the beautiful Mediterranean sea and enjoying a flat OPAP Limassol Marathon GSO race route at the same time as you run through a truly scenic environment? Just thinking about it gets us at World’s Marathons excited.

OPAP Limassol Marathon GSO is the official marathon of Cyprus and certified by the international federations of AIMS and IAAF. Limassol is situated along the south coastline of Cyprus, allowing every runner to experience the beautiful OPAP Limassol Marathon GSO route.

OPAP Limassol Marathon GSO is more than an athletic event, it is a running event where they put focus on the the person in the running shoes and celebrates the huge efforts athletes make to participate in the race, no matter the distance.

“The OPAP Limassol Marathon GSO It is primarily an indication of the power of the human will and soul. It is a source of values, social awareness and solidarity. It is a celebration of joy and a celebration of friendship”. 

OPAP Limassol Marathon GSO is the largest sports event in Cyprus and its stunning natural location is instantly impressive. With a flat, fast and straight course stretching 21km along Cyprus’ beautiful Mediterranean coastline, and a maximum altitude of 18m, runners have a real chance of achieving a PB as they enjoy the spectacular views and refreshing sea breeze. Early spring warmth, ancient ruins and delicious, healthy food complete the setting. 

The OPAP Limassol Marathon GSO is quite unique in that it offers a number of different races on race day. In addition to the full marathon, there is a Half Marathon, a 10K Energy Race, a 5K City Race, a 5K Corporate Team Race. Together these races offer a complete sporting experience for all ages and abilities, which is very much embraced by the thousands of participants and spectators who come to the start line to cheer the participants on. Overseas visitors can expect a friendly and celebratory atmosphere in a beautiful seaside location, as well as the highest international running standards.

Practicalities

Age Limit

42km - 18 years | 21km - 17 years | 10km - 16 years | 5km - 16 years

Aid Stations

Mineral water each 2.5km. Isotonic drinks each 5 km. Personal refreshments and supplements can be placed at each 5km from 5km and upward.

Award Medals

Medal and diploma for all runners of OPAP Limassol Marathon GSO and cash prizes for the six first runners of the Marathon and the Half Marathon.

Equipment Storage

Clothing and personal belongings are placed in plastic bags with your BIB number on it and you will be able to pick your bag up close to the finish line after the race. NOTE: Please do not place any travel documents, valuables, money or medicines in the plastic bags.

Maximum Time

The time limit is 6 hours from your start time.

Timing

Chip timing.

Reviews (4)

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Nelli Zolotareva

Nelli Zolotareva

Reviewed 11 May, 2018

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Sunny Schippers

Sunny Schippers

Reviewed 29 March, 2018

If you want a fast, flat track and sunshine while you're loading carbs, choose Limassol. This marathon has got some potential. Although at the moment (I ran this race in 2018) they don't have the most...

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Tony kipkoech Sigei

Tony kipkoech Sigei

Reviewed 30 October, 2017

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Aristos Aristodemou

Aristos Aristodemou

Reviewed 16 October, 2017

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Start:

Molos, Limassol

Molos, Limassol, Cyprus

Difficulty

flat


OPAP Limassol Marathon GSO Ticket prices: €30.00 - €60.00

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.