Applications to Run in Athens Half Marathon Begin on Monday

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ATHENS – Over 20,000 runners are expected to participate in the Athens Half Marathon that will be held on Sunday, March 22 in downtown Athens.

The race is organised for ninth consecutive year by the municipality of Athens and Hellenic Athletics Federation (SEGAS), with the Attica region as co-organiser.

Applications for this year’s race can be submitted from Monday.

“A unique festival in the centre of Athens, a springtime experience in the heart of the city of culture and sports and a race that invites us to enjoy the city’s charm, emphasising ‘togetherness’, companionship and pleasure,” said a SEGAS announcement.