IT IS OFFICIAL! Mark your calendar for the big day! 

It is with great pleasure that SEGAS (Hellenic Athletics Federation) announces the opening of the 35th Athens Marathon Official Registration Period on Monday 10 April 2017, at 16.00 sharp, local afternoon time (UTC/GMT +2). The 2017 Athens Marathon will take place on Sunday 12 November, 2017. Following the grand success and participation record during last year’s event, the available entries, mainly for the 10km & 5km Road Races will be sold out within few hours!

The “ATHENS MARATHON. THE AUTHENTIC” is a unique international event that captures the sport and cultural heritage of Greece; a celebration of human will and strength, a celebration of solidarity, a race that bears messages of a better future on personal, local, national and world level. This year, we have advanced the registration limit for the Marathon Race (42,195km at the Authentic Route) to 18,500 participants, thus, giving the opportunity for another entries record of 53,000 runners in total!! 

The Hellenic Athletics Federation, Organizer of the Athens Marathon, has set specific participation limits which are as follows:

Marathon Race – 18,500 entries

10km Road Race – 9,000 entries

5km Road Race, Morning – 9,000 entries

5km Road Race, Afternoon – 6,000 entries

Out of the above numbers, a percentage of 20% will be available for individual registrations in the 10km and 5km Morning Races and 60% in the Marathon Race and 5km Afternoon Race.

Anyone who would wish to share with us this lifetime experience, is invited to act fast and register in time as it is absolutely certain that registrations will close very very soon! GET READY and ACT FAST to reserve a spot in the race of your choice so that you are not one of those to be left out

Stay tuned at, and check out the official facebook account for further and information and announcements!