Roads to Rhodes Marathon 29 april 2018

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Quick facts

Location Rhodes, Greece

Distance Marathon

Date 29 April, 2018

About Roads to Rhodes Marathon 29 april 2018

Join us for the annual International Roads to Rhodes Marathon in April and experience all the ancient and medieval history of the island as we run along the seaside with the spectacular views of the deep blue colors of the Aegean Sea. 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.The Rhodes marathon now has the official approval of the Hellenic Athletics Federation SEGAS along with AIMS & IAAF which ensures the validity and the international recognition of the race.The course to provide the athletes with the optimal flat course with views of the deep blue Aegean Sea. Therefore, all the races (5K, 10K, and Marathon) will begin in Rhodes center. All the races will finish in the Rhodes center city to a festive crowd atmosphere. We are excited with the course design to allow the runners an optimal course with spectacular scenery and experiencing the real history of ancient Rhodes.

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

All the participants on the Rhodes Half Marathon race 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.

Race Kit Includes

Cotton bag with the official T-shirt of the race.

Refreshments

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

Timing

Chip timing.

Roads to Rhodes Marathon 29 april 2018 Route Map

Route Map Roads to Rhodes Marathon 29 april 2018

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 29 april 2018 Trivia

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


Roads to Rhodes Marathon 29 april 2018 Ticket prices: €10.00 - €35.00

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..