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Roads to Rhodes Marathon

Quick facts

Location Rhodes, Greece

Distance Marathon

Date April

About Roads to Rhodes Marathon

Join us for the annual International Roads to Rhodes Marathon in April and experience all the ancient and medieval history of the island. 

The route will be cyclical by the seaside at the north part of Rhodes city and will arrive in the city center of Rhodes in a festive atmosphere.The Rhodes marathon has the official approval of AIMS which ensures the validity and the international recognition of the race. All the races (5K, 10K, Half Marathon and Marathon) will start at Rhodes center.  

Registration center:

Friday 12h of April 2019

 15:00 – 20:00: Race package pick up from our registration center in BEST WESTERN Plaza Hotel (Thaleia lobby), Ierou Lohou 7, Rhodes

 Saturday 13th of April 2019

10:00 – 19:00: Race package pick up from our registration center in BEST WESTERN Plaza Hotel (Thaleia lobby), Ierou Lohou 7, Rhodes

Fundraising project for Red Cross/Local Branch:

https://www.givengain.com/e/the-rhodes-marathon-2019/

Distances

Marathon

  • 42.195km

Half Marathon

  • 21.098km

10 KM Race

  • 10km

5 KM Race

  • 5km

Practicalities

Aid Stations

During the entire route there will be aid stations for the athletes: every 2.5 km water and every 5 km sports drinks, bananas and energy bars.

Award Medals

MONEY AWARDS: 1st place in Marathon men-women category 1000 €2nd place in marathon M-W 400 €3d place in Marathon M-W 200€. All the participants on the Rhodes Marathon races will receive finisher's medal. 

Maximum Time

Marathon runners must finish in 6 hours in order to be an official finisher. Time limit in order to be an official finisher for the half marathon is 3 hours.

Provided Photo Service

Free photos for all

Race Kit Includes

Cotton bag with the official technical T-shirt of the race. Free Pasta Party for all  Marathon and Half marathon registered athletes. Entry fee for escorts and other athletes 5€. You can register for the party until 31/03/19 at: marathonservices@rhodesmarathon.gr

Refreshments

Water, juices, sport drinks, bananas and medical services during and after the race. 

Timing

Chip timing.

Roads to Rhodes Marathon Route Map

Roads to Rhodes Marathon Route Map

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Start:

Rhodes center, Eleftherias Square

Pl. Eleftherias, Rodos 851 00, Greece

Finish:

Eleftherias Square

Pl. Eleftherias, Rodos 851 00, Greece

Difficulty

flat

Highlights

As one of the most popular tourist destinations in Europe, runners will see the island where the famous Colossus of Rhodes, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World was standing, along with the medieval Old Town, which has been declared a World Heritage Site. The route will be cyclical by the seaside at the north part of Rhodes city and will arrive in the city center of Rhodes in a festive atmosphere.

Overview

Marathon Race
Marathon course consists of two halfmarathon laps as follows: Starting point: Rhodes center, Eleftherias Square ➡Eleftherias Gate➡Akti Sachtouri➡EO Rhodes-Lindos➡Afstralias str.➡Kallitheas ave.➡Turn Over Point 1➡Kallitheas ave.➡Afstralias str.➡EO Rhodes-Lindos➡Akti Sachtouri➡Eleftherias Gate➡Myloi➡Turn Over Point 2➡Myloi➡Rhodes center ➡ Eleftherias Square ➡Kountourioti sq.→ Savva Nikolaou str.➡Georg. Papanikolaou str.➡Ko str. ➡Lerou str.➡Kalymnou str.➡Akti Miaouli➡Kato Petres➡Kritika / Ialyssou str.➡Turn Over Point 3➡Ialyssou str. / Kritika➡Kato Petres➡Akti Miaouli➡Kalymnou str.➡Lerou str.➡Ko str.➡Georg. Papanikolaou str.➡Savva Nikolaou str.➡Eleftherias Sq. ROUTE REPLAY➡ Finish: Eleftherias Square

Halfmarathon Race
The Half Marathon will follow the same scenic route as the Marathon but runners will only complete the first lap as follows: Starting point: Rhodes center, Eleftherias Square ➡Eleftherias Gate➡Akti Sachtouri➡EO Rhodes-Lindos➡Afstralias str.➡Kallitheas ave.➡Turn Over Point 1➡Kallitheas ave.➡Afstralias str.➡EO Rhodes-Lindos➡Akti Sachtouri➡Eleftherias Gate➡Myloi➡Turn Over Point 2➡Myloi➡Rhodes center ➡ Eleftherias Square ➡Kountourioti sq.→ Savva Nikolaou str.➡Georg. Papanikolaou str.➡Ko str. ➡Lerou str.➡Kalymnou str.➡Akti Miaouli➡Kato Petres➡Kritika / Ialyssou str.➡Turn Over Point 3➡Ialyssou str. / Kritika➡Kato Petres➡Akti Miaouli➡Kalymnou str.➡Lerou str.➡Ko str.➡Georg. Papanikolaou str.➡Savva Nikolaou str.➡ Finish: Eleftherias Square

10km Race
Rimini sq.(Sound and light) ➢ Akti Sachtouri ➢ Afstralias str ➢ EO Rhodes-Lindos ➢ 1st Turnaround point on the cross between EO Rhodes-Lindos and Kallitheas avenue➢ EO Rhodes-Lindos ➢ Afstralias str. ➢ Akti Sachtouri ➢ Eleftherias Gate➢ Eleftherias sq.➢Kountourioti sq.➢Savva Nikolaou str. ➢Georgiou Papanikolaou str.➢ Finish: Rhodes Center, Eleftherias Square

5km Race
Rimini sq.(Sound and light) ➢ Akti Sachtouri ➢ Afstralias str ➢ 1st Turnaround point on the cross between Afstralias str and Makrigianni str. ➢ Afstralias str. ➢ Akti Sachtouri ➢ Eleftherias Gate➢Center Eleftherias Sq.➢ Savva Nikolaou str. ➢ Georgiou Papanikolaou str. ➢ Finish Eleftherias sq.


Roads to Rhodes Marathon Trivia

The 2nd edition of Roads to Rhodes Marathon was won by a female (Rania Rembouli 02:43:54).

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.