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MESSAGE BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE HELLENIC ATHLETICS FEDERATION

The Athens Marathon, the Authentic Marathon, is not just a sporting event, a hard race, a tough course of 42,195m. Beyond that, the Athens Marathon, the Authentic Marathon, is a bridge that incorporate legend into history; it showcases the strength of human will; it is a fountain of values, of social liability, environmental sensitivity, friendship and solidarity.

In 2019, we are celebrating the 37th anniversary of the Athens Marathon, the Authentic Marathon, and we are entering an era of major changes that leads the Event into a new phase of further development as to limits and quality. We are certain that our strong efforts along with your presence and participation in the race will turn this year's event into a milestone for the years to come.

We are looking forward to seeing you at the Panathenaic Stadium on 09 & 10 November 2019!

Kostas Panagopoulos, SEGAS President

 


MESSAGE BY THE CHAIRMAN OF THE "ATHENS MARATHON. THE AUTHENTIC" ORGANIZING COMMITTEE

Σεβαστής

   We are looking forward to welcoming you in the 37th Athens Marathon, the Authentic Marathon, to be held on 09 & 10
   November 2019. The Athens Marathon, the Authentic Marathon has turned into the biggest, most massive and most significant
   of all sport events in Greece over the last years. It plays an important role in the development of the running community in
   Greece, promoting an alternative way of life and bringing thousands of people closer to sports and running habits.
At the same
   time, the Athens Marathon is a major international sport event, with runners and spectators from all around the world,
   bringing attention on the city of Athens and Greece worldwide. Above all, the Athens Marathon highlights historic facts, which
   showcase the value of man, world peace, as well as best story of the world sport movement.

   We at the Organizing Committee, our partners, staff and volunteers, under the guidance of the Hellenic Athletics Federation and
   with valuable support by our sponsors and state partners, will do their best so that this year’s event proves to be an
   extraordinary lifetime experience for all participants.

 Vassilis Sevastis, Chairman of the "Athens Marathon.The Authentic" Organizing Committee & SEGAS Secretary General