BEFORE THE RACE
What is the date of the “Athens Marathon. The Authentic”?
“Athens Marathon. The Authentic” is an annual event that takes place every second Sunday of November.
The date for the 34th Athens Marathon is November 13th, 2016.
How many Races do you offer?
Our program includes 6 Races, where you can register:
o Marathon Race
o Power Walking
o 10km Road Race WIND
o 5km Road Race WIND - Morning
o 5km Road Race WIND - Afternoon
o Kids Race NATIONAL BANK OF GREECE
How can I register?
First of all, please read our Terms & Conditions to confirm that you are eligible to participate in our Races.
The Official Registration Period for the ATHENS MARATHON opens approximately 6 months before the race date. Registrations will automatically close once the participation limit per race is met.
You can choose the race and your preferred registration level and proceed with an online registration here
How can I pay?
You can settle your registration fee with the following ways:
a) By credit card
b) By bank wire
Bank Name: NATIONAL BANK OF GREECE
Bank Account Holder: SEGAS (Hellenic Athletics Federation)
ΙΒΑΝ: GR 18 0110 0760 0000 0764 7082 614
SWIFT - BIC: ETHNGRAA
In order for your registration to be valid, you need to proceed with its settlement within two (2) working days after its submission.
After you have settled your registration fee as above, a registration confirmation email will be sent to you within seven (7) working days.
In case of offline registrations, there is an additional charge of 5 EUROS per registration.
What is the cancellation policy?
Cancellations may be accepted only after written notification and only in case such a written notification is sent to the Organizing Committee before August 31, 2016. After that date no cancellation request is accepted. In case of confirmed cancellation, the registration fee is refunded to the applicant, given that 10 euros are deducted for operational handling reasons. All refund requests are processes about one month after the event.
I have not received the confirmation email, what should I do?
The confirmation-mails are sent within seven (7) working days, from the moment you successfully submit your registration after you have settled your registration fee per the instructions (read above in “How can I pay?”)
After the seven (7) days pass and you still have not received it:
1. Check your spam folder in case the e-mail bounced there
2. If you still have not found it, make sure you followed ALL the payment instructions
How do I find my bib number?
About one week before the race, all runners who have successfully registered for any of the event's races will receive an email, informing them about their exact bib number.
Where do I pick up my bib number and package kit?
All runners are asked to collect their bib numbers, timing chips, and race packages from the Athens Marathon EXPO & Registration Centre, which is hosted in the Faliro Indoor Hall & Exhibition Centre of Athens, at the Olympic Faliro Coastal Zone.
The Athens Marathon Registration Centre will be open for the public as follows:
Thursday 10 November 2016: 13.00 – 20.00
Friday 11 November 2016: 10.00 – 20.00
Saturday 12 November 2016: 10.00 – 18.00
You can read more information here.
What time do the races start and finish?
Marathon Race 09:00-17.40
Power Walking 09:00-17.40
10km Road Race WIND 08.35-10.20
5km Road Race WIND - Morning 07.45-09.15
5km Road Race WIND - Afternoon 16.00-17.20
Kids Race NATIONAL BANK OF GREECE 10.25-10.40
You can see the full schedule here
Is there a bag check/depository?
Runners must give the kit bag with their personal clothing to the volunteers at the designated areas at least 30 minutes before the start of the race. After finishing the race, runners, assisted by volunteers, may collect back their kit bag showing their bib number
What transportation services do you offer?
Free Transportation to the Start Area of the Marathon Race & Power Walking is offered BY THE organizing Committee, and ONLY for the registered runners.
Buses that will be departing constantly from five (5) different points within the Athens Center, from 05.30AM up to 06.45AM will be used the ATHENS MARATHON Organizing Committee for the (direct and without any stop) transportation of all runners participating in the Marathon Race and Power Walking to the Marathon Start area. After 06.45AM, it will be no longer possible for late runners to use our transportation system and they need to take care of their own transportation to the Marathon Start area, by their own means.
You can read more information here.
Where is the finish line?
The finish line for ALL Races, is at the Panathenaic Stadium. You can find more information on the venue here.
Where can I see my pictures of the race?
You can find individual pictures of the race at www.marathon-photos.com, a few days after the race.
Where can I see my results?
You can see your results here