Authentic Marathon Swim 2021

The Authentic Marathon Swim takes place for the 2nd consecutive year, on July 2-4, 2021, at Pefki, in Evia.

Amateur and professional swimmers from Greece and abroad will visit North Evia again this year to discover the cultural and natural wealth of the region and to become part of history, in the birthplace of marathon swimming. Participants will swim with safety in the impressive 10km route (over the shipwrecks of the Naval Battle of Artemision that took place in 480 B.C.), the 3km, the 1.5km as well as the new and unique 5km route. Respectively, the younger fans of the sea will have the opportunity to test their swimming skills in the 800m children’s race. The 5km, 3km, 1.5km and 800m. routes will have Pefki beach as their starting and finishing point.

 The event will be held in accordance with FINA regulations and the health protocol to be established by the organizers, based on the instructions of the special scientists-collaborators and the recommendations of the Greek General Secretariat of Sports’ Health Scientific Committee, in order to ensure the health of athletes and attendees.
The race has joined the swimming community of Global Swim Series (GSS).

The Authentic Marathon Swim will be held under the auspices of the Greek National Tourism Organisation.

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