About Nafplio Castle Run
Nafplio Castle Run is a unique running sports Event as it has the only race in Greece that includes a racing castle ascension!
The Event also includes 10 km, 3 km for all & 1,5 km junior run.
It is organized by the Municipality of Nafplio (DOPPAT) in cooperation with the Regional Union of Argolis, the Harvard University’s Center for Hellenic Studies in Greece, the Sports Club of Argolis and under the auspices of EOT and ALLIANCE FOR GREECE.
Nafplio Castle Run aims:
to create a unique sports event which will draw runners from all over Greece.to promote Nafplio city’s natural beauty and the long and significant cultural heritage and tradition.to “open” a dialogue for the significance and the connection of monuments with the present.
The start & finish line will be situated on the 25th of March street in front of the entrance of the Castle. The Event’s services will be located throughout 25th of March street.
Palamidi is one of the most beautiful castles in Greece and the largest and best preserved fortress complex of Venetian domination.
The castle was designed by Giaxich and built by the french LaSalle. Its construction was completed in 1714 and its aim was to serve the military and naval operations of the Venetians.
We are more than happy to invite you to become part of the big running fiesta “Nafplio Castle Run”!