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VOLUNTEER ADDRESS TO MUSIC BANDS AND INDIVIDUAL MUSICIANS ON VIEW OF THE 2014 ATHENS MARATHON

November 9th 2014. The entire world will have its eyes on Athens and the 32rd Athens Marathon, on the original course of 42,195m from Marathonas to the Panathinaikon Stadium. A tough and at the same time unique race; an event of great national and international importance.

The participating runners from all over the world are asked to try their best, reaching in many cases the ultimate of their human will and resources. But this is what makes the Athens Marathon so unique and precious in the eyes of the world marathon community,  runners, volunteers, spectators, charity organizations, sponsors and anyone involved in any way in the event. For all of them this is indeed a life time experience.

Beside the purely sport aspect of the Athens Marathon event, this is a city celebration in which everyone plays his part encouraging the runners, applauding, cheering, dancing and singing. On that ground, the Organizing Committee is planning for several initiatives with the volunteer support of amateur music bands, school music groups, municipal philharmonic groups, individual musicians, dancing groups, and others, that will give rhythm and support the participating runners, while at the same time attract the spectators that will already have flooded the streets of Athens.

This is the spirit of joy and enthusiasm that we wish to experience and on that purpose we invite you to participate in this initiative and be

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PRESS RELEASE: “ATHENS MARATHON. THE AUTHENTIC” ON 9th NOVEMBER. Athens celebrates the sport of marathon running

Dennis Kimetto, Rita Jeptoo and Florence Kiplagat are contenders for 2014 AIMS Best Marathon Runner Awards

The worldwide marathon community will celebrate a special race weekend in Athens in November. A gala featuring the 2014 AIMS Best Marathon Runner (BMR) Awards and other honours will take place on 7th November, two days before the Athens Marathon, which was renamed earlier this year to emphasise its unique historic background. The race is now called “Athens Marathon. The Authentic”. The Association of International Marathons and Distance Races (AIMS) has announced that Dennis Kimetto, who broke the world marathon record in Berlin at the end of September, will be the sole candidate for the AIMS Male BMR Award. As far as the women are concerned, the contest remains open with two candidates for the AIMS Female BMR Award: Rita Jeptoo and Florence Kiplagat.

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PARTICIPATION RECORD FOR THE 2014 ATHENS MARATHON, THE AUTHENTIC – A REAL CITY CELEBRATION

The 32rd Athens Marathon, the Authentic inaugurated its entering the last phase of its staging about one month before the event, with a Press Conference given by SEGAS in the presence of the state partners and Grand Sponsor, OPAP SA, of the event. The 2014 Athens Marathon on 09 November is expected to completely change the city, to open new prospects for its future and welcome 35,000 runners from all over the world. A real city celebration from Marathon to Athens to be enjoyed by the citizens and visitors of Attica Region.

The President of SEGAS, Kostas Panagopoulos, welcomed the Minister of Tourism, Olga Kefalogianni, the Deputy Minister of Sports, Yiannis Andrianos, the General Manager Marketing of OPAP SA, Petr Matejovski, the Deputy Head of Attica Region, Petros Filippou and the Mayor of the City of Marathon, Ilias Psinakis.

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