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5th Roads to Rhodes Marathon


Rhodes, one of the most beautiful and iconic Greek islands as well as the capital of the Dodecanese complex, will be hosting the fifth edition of the popular running event “Roads to Rhodes Marathon” that will take place on Sunday 29 April 2018.

The 5th International Rhodes Marathon, titled “Roads to Rhodes Marathon”, is one of the biggest annual spring races held in Greece offering participating athletes and runners the opportunity to take in the rich history and culture Rhodes has to offer while trying out their strength in one of its beautiful running routes along the island’s idyllic coastline and the medieval walls of lovely old town of Rhodes, which is a UNESCO world heritage site.

The initiative includes a Marathon race, a Half Marathon race, a 10 km race, a 5 km race as well as a 1.000m Kids Fun Run for primary school students aged 9-12 year’s old. All four races will be starting and finishing at the medieval old town of Rhodes following a circular coastal route along the north part of the island that winds through some of the island’s most important landmarks.

• Marathon & Half Marathon Races
Both start and finish at Plateia Eleftherias (Freedom Square)
• 10 km and 5 km Races
Both start at Rimini Square and finish at Plateia Eleftherias (Freedom Square) respectively

Maria Polyzou, Greece’s Marathon record holder, will also participate at the Rhodes Marathon for the third consecutive time.

The “5th Roads to Rhodes Marathon”, which is under the auspices of the Greek National Tourism Organisation, is organized by the Region of South Aegean Islands and the local department of SEGAS, the Hellenic Athletics Federation, with the support of Rhodes Municipality and Rhodes Hotel Association. Moreover, the Rhodes Marathon route is fully accredited by AIMS, the Association of International Marathons.

Registrations are open until 22 April 2018.

For more info and to register please see here: https://rhodesmarathon.gr/en/
Watch the teaser video of the event here: https://rhodesmarathon.gr/en/the-event-2/video-gallery

Photo © Roads to Rhodes Marathon

 

5th Roads to Rhodes Marathon

29/04/2018 - 29/04/2018
Location: AEGEAN ISLANDSDODECANESERhodesRodos

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Dates: 29 April 2018¦ Location: Rhodes, Dodecanese islands¦ Races and starting points: 4 different races and staring points – for more details please see the official “Roads to Rhodes Marathon” website ¦ Event times: For the detailed timings of each race please see the official “Roads to Rhodes Marathon” website ¦More info: https://rhodesmarathon.gr/en/


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