In Athens the headquarters office of the Association of International Marathons and Distance Races

The Minister of Culture and Tourism of Greece, Pavlos Yeroulanos, and the President of AIMS, Paco Borao, opened a permanent headquarters for AIMS in offices within the Olympic Complex in Athens at an address bearing the name of the first Olympic Marathon winner, as it is located in Spyros Louis Avenue. Remarking on the currently… Continue reading In Athens the headquarters office of the Association of International Marathons and Distance Races

29th Athens Classic Marathon

 The interest shown by runners all around the world for the Athens Classic Marathon 2011 has reached its peak. This year’s Athens Classic Marathon event will be equivalent to last year’s success, not only regarding number of participation but also regarding the quality reached. According to the registrations progress so far, SEGAS and the Athens… Continue reading 29th Athens Classic Marathon

2,500th anniversary of the Battle of Marathon

12 October 2010 is the 2,500th anniversary of the Battle of Marathon at the end of which the runner soldier ran from Marathon to Athens to announce the victory of the Athenians at the Battle of Marathon and once he made it, died whispering “have won”. The 28th Athens Classic Marathon which will take place… Continue reading 2,500th anniversary of the Battle of Marathon