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Athens Marathon, 11 Nov 2018

Athens Marathon, 11th of November 2018

Dear Runner,
It was September 490BC when one of the greatest battles ever held took place in the planes of Marathon, north of Athens, in Greece. During that battle a small force of 10.000 Greek soldiers fought and defeated the mighty Persian army, thus preventing Greece from being conquered by the Persians. One single messenger, Pheidippides, undertook the task of running the 42km distance to Athens to announce the great victory in the Battle of Marathon in which he had just fought! It is said that he ran the entire distance without stopping and burst into the assembly, exclaiming “nenikekamen” (we won), before collapsing and dying.

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Run Athens Marathon & Enjoy the Best of Greece

Sightseeing at Acropolis, Ancient Olympia, Nafplio

10 – 15 November 2018

6 days / 5 Night’s All-inclusive Packages

Athens Marathon Packages include

  • 5 nights’ Accommodation, featuring 4* or 5* hotels at Athens, 4* Accommodation at Nafplio & at Olympia village
  • 5 Breakfasts, 5 Lunches & 5 Dinners’ meals
  • All transfers with exclusive luxury bus for all days
  • Sightseeing at museums and archaeological sites with a professional guide (English speaking)
  • Registration at the races / Bib numbers secured
  • Special Gifts, “SiS Runners Pack” Isotonic, Energy Gels, Bottle & Medal Engraving
  • Late departure to the Marathon Startat 07.00 a.m. and transfer on the day of the race for runners and companions wishing to attend the Marathon race start
  • Exclusive return transfer for companionsto Athens, at Panathenaic Stadium
  • We collect the clothes/personal items from the marathon runners prior the start and keep them safe at your exclusive bus (avoiding to search and loose time after the finish)
  • On the day of the race, shuttle bus servicesfrom Panathenaic Stadium to the hotel
  • Translator, in your language following the group all days (upon availability and extra charge)

Suggested Hotels in Athens. Ask more hotel options, on availability. Ask less / more nights.

4* Hotel www.hotelstanley.gr

Ask for offers at ask@asksports.gr

The Races info at athensauthenticmarathon.gr

Suggested Itinerary

10 November / Saturday Athens

  • Arrival at the Athens international Airport
  • Meet and Greet
  • Transfer from Airport to the hotel
  • Arrival & Check in at the hotel
  • Lunch at the hotel
  • Transfer from the Hotel to the Marathon EXPO
  • Dinner at the hotel

11 November / Sunday / Race Day Athens

  • Early breakfast at the hotel and box breakfast to go
  • 45/07.00 Transfer from the hotel for all races
  • 45/08.00 Arrival at the Marathon Race Start Venue
  • Marathon Race start at 09.00
  • Finishers transfer to the hotel
  • Early Dinner at a local restaurant

 12 November / Monday Athens

  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Full Tour of the Acropolis site & the Museum
  • Lunch at a local restaurant
  • Transfer at Plaka and Thisio for shopping memorabilia
  • Dinner at a local restaurant
  • Transfer to the hotel

 13 November / Tuesday Epidaurus, Olympia

  • Breakfast at the hotel. Check out
  • Departure for the Ancient Epidaurus Theater
  • Full tour of the Archaeological site & the Museum
  • Lunch at local restaurant
  • Transfer to Olympia
  • Check in. Dinner at the hotel

 14 November / Wednesday Olympia, Nafplio

  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Check out. Transfer to the Ancient Olympia
  • Full Tour of the Archaeological site & the Museum
  • Lunch at a local restaurant
  • Transfer to Nafplio beachfront town
  • Check in at the hotel
  • Dinner at a local restaurant
  • Leisure walk at the old town

 15 November / Thursday Nafplio, Athens

  • Breakfast at the hotel. Check out
  • Nafplio old town and castles Tour
  • Lunch at a local restaurant
  • Departure for the Athens international Airport
  • Greet by the Tour Leader
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