The Only Olympic Road Running Race in Greece Is Back, Sept. 26

THESSALONIKI – On Sunday, September 26, the Olympic Day Run Greece returns for the 4th year to Thessaloniki, with the participation of Olympians, Paralympians, distinguished athletes and coaches, sports clubs, and associations from all over Greece, as well as active citizens from all over the world. The biggest anniversary for the Olympic celebration in Greece will unite, for another year, the footsteps of people of all ages, in the ultimate Olympic experience.

Olympic Day Run Greece is the only Olympic Road Running Race in Greece and constitutes the official global institution for the celebration of the International Olympic Day, established by the International Olympic Committee (IOC), the organizing authority of the Olympic Games, with the aim of spreading the message of the Olympic idea. The global celebration for the establishment of the IOC and for the decision of organizing the first Modern Olympic Games in Athens in 1896 focuses the world’s attention on Greece.

The event is organized by the Hellenic Olympic Committee, the International Olympic Academy, the Hellenic Olympians Association, the Olympic Museum, the Municipality of Thessaloniki, SEGAS and EAS SEGAS Thessaloniki and DKO OLYMPiA, on the occasion of the International Olympic Committee’s initiative to honor the revival of the Olympic Games and their return to their homeland.

The Olympic Day Run Greece has already been warmly embraced by the Greek and international running audience, placing Thessaloniki and Greece as a whole, as one of the top destinations in the sports tourism industry.

In the anniversary year 2021, celebrating 200 years since the start of the Greek Revolution and 125 since the first modern Olympic Games in 1896), the 4th Olympic Day Run Greece returns with a magnificent event that will mark the restart of sports with a 10km race for adults, a 5km race for adults and teenagers, and a 2km race for all ages.

Register online: https://www.myrace.gr/en/event/2446/registrations.html.

Take advantage of the early bird prices available until August 12.

All finishers will receive a commemorative medal and a commemorative certificate of participation from the IOC, while the winners will receive special prizes for the 4th Olympic Day Run Greece.

The event will be held based on the health protocol and the necessary approvals of the Health Scientific Committee of the General Secretariat of Sports.

The running event is realized thanks to the energy offered by Protergia, the Gold Sponsor of the Olympic Museum and Gold Sponsor of the Olympic Day Run, and Thessaloniki Transport Authority (OSETH) is the race’s Sponsor.

More information is available online: http://olympicdayrun.gr/  and olympicmuseum-thessaloniki.org.

Learn the latest news about the anniversary Olympic running event of Greece by liking Olympic Day Run on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Olympic-Day-Run-993571057466111 and following on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/olympic_day_run_greece/.

Hashtag: #olympicdayrun


VAMVAKOY - The countdown to Christmas officially begins in the village square of Vamvakou on Saturday, December 3, where the village is once again celebrating the holiday season with a rich artistic program for all ages! Christmas stories by the fire, workshops and crafts, stilt walkers, fire shows, and fun with soap bubbles make the magic of Christmas come alive on the mountain.

Top Stories


A pregnant woman was driving in the HOV lane near Dallas.

General News

FALMOUTH, MA – The police in Falmouth have identified the victim in an accident involving a car plunging into the ocean on February 20, NBC10 Boston reported.

General News

NEW YORK – Meropi Kyriacou, the new Principal of The Cathedral School in Manhattan, was honored as The National Herald’s Educator of the Year.


Search Effort Intensifies after Indonesia Quake Killed 271

CIANJUR, Indonesia — More rescuers and volunteers were deployed Wednesday in devastated areas on Indonesia's main island of Java to search for the dead and missing from an earthquake that killed at least 271 people.

A frigid November  20th Sunday was a Greek derby day with the NY Pancyprian Freedoms playing the NY Greek Americans in the Metropolitan division of the Eastern Premier Soccer League  (EPSL) and in the Over 30 division of the  Long Island Soccer Football League (LISFL).

After a late goal from Asteras Tripolis New York, the Hellenic-American soccer team ended its fall regular season in a 2-2 draw against historic Cosma Damiano at College Point Field on last Sunday evening.

AL KHOR, Qatar. The United States frustrated England in a 0-0 draw on Friday for its second consecutive tie in the World Cup.

Here's a collection curated by The Associated Press' entertainment journalists of what's arriving on TV, streaming services and music and video game platforms this week.

Enter your email address to subscribe

Provide your email address to subscribe. For e.g. abc@xyz.com

You may unsubscribe at any time using the link in our newsletter.