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Athens Marathon 2022 - Prices from £360.00pp

Athens Marathon 2022

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The incredible city of Athens is a mecca of historical importance. The Athens Marathon gives you the opportunity to experience the wonder of this city while feeling the buzz of a marathon event.

This is your opportunity to run the original 42km marathon route. You can run through history with more than 43,000 runners and 80,000 spectators. The 42km course starts in the village of Marathon and becomes hilly for the middle third of the distance, the last third being a gradual downhill before finishing inside the Panathenaic Stadium in Athens. The time limit to finish the Marathon Race is set to seven (7) hours from the start time of the race. For those who wish to participate in a shorter distance a 10km and 5km options are available.

Destination Sport Experiences Athens Marathon package includes the following:

  • 3* hotel with breakfast for 3 nights
  • Support and guidance from local multilingual staff in Athens with access to 24/7 helpdesk during stay
  • Detailed travel itinerary
  • Arrival and departure Athens airport transfers
  • Escorted transfer for the runners to the race starting point
  • Packages are financially covered by ABTA

A nominal hotel tax of Euro1.50 per room per night is payable to the hotel directly during your stay.

4 or 5* hotels and/or longer durations available contact us for a quote

Guaranteed Athens Marathon Entry at £80 

We are pleased to offer you guaranteed entry for Athens Marathon 2022. You can buy the entry from Destination Sport Experiences if you also buy the accommodation package from us. Included in the marathon entry cost of £80 is:

  • Bib number
  • Timing chip
  • Commemorative medal,
  • Water, soft drinks and medical services during and after the race,
  • Participation Certificate with the final and split times
  • Sport bag with commemorative items
  • Race T-shirt
  • Delivery of the Marathon Kit to hotel upon arrival

Also Available

  • Guaranteed 10km or 5km Entry at £75 
  • Athens Half Day City Tour at £59
  • Cape Sounion Half Day Tour at £39
  • One Day Cruise to 3 Islands at £104
  • Argolis Full Day Tour at 89
  • Delphi Full Day Tour at £89
Your Itinerary

Your Itinerary

Depending on the length of stay you have booked with us you might arrive before or depart on different days to the following itinerary. The itinerary below reflects the 3 nights package. Athens has plenty to see and do so we recommend extra nights and optional tours.

Friday 11 November, 2022: Travel to Athens and transfer to hotel

Make your way to Athens. Upon arrival at the airport, you will be met by local staff and transferred to your hotel (duration of transfer approx. 45 minutes). Usually, hotel rooms are ready to check in after 3pm. You can leave your luggage with the hotel and explore your surroundings while you wait for the room to be ready. Your race documents will be given to you at the hotel. 

What about my race bib collection?

If you have booked your Athens Marathon 42km, 10km or 5km race entry with us our staff in Athens will collect your race bib in advance of your arrival. This will be given to you at your hotel. There is therefore no necessity to visit the Expo.

If you did not book your race entry with us, you will need to collect your bib from the race registration venue in Athens

How do I contact Destination Sport Experiences staff during my stay?

Staff with local knowledge of Athens and the race will be available to you at certain times. A 24/7 contact number will be provided with your final documents and itinerary. 

The rest of the day and evening is free for you to enjoy Athens at your leisure.

Saturday 12 November, 2022: Preparation Day and/or the Athens 10km

Start your day with a leisurely breakfast before setting out to enjoy Athens at your own pace. Or if you prefer to be guided why not book one of the optional tours available.

Those who run the 10 km race:

15h45: Walking Transfer to the Race starting point in Amalias Avenue in Athens

17h00: 10km Race starts

The rest of the day and evening is free for you to enjoy Athens at your leisure.

Sunday 13 November, 2022 : The Athens Marathon 42km or 5km

This is the day you have trained so hard for!

How do I get to the race start?

After an early breakfast you will be taken to the race starting point. On arrival at the start please follow the instructions of the race officials. 

Those who run the Classic Marathon - 42 km

06h30: Private bus transfer to the Race starting point in Marathon town

09h00: Race starts

17h30: Race finishes at Athens Panathenaic Stadium

Those who run the 5 km

07h00: Walking Transfer to the Race starting point in Amalias Avenue in Athens

08h15: 5km Race starts

09h00: 5km Race finishes at Athens Panathenaic Stadium

Family and friends who did not enter the marathon or 5km?

You can travel by foot or public transport in your own time and pace to support and spectate along the race route. The local staff will be happy to advise. 

After the race make your way back to the hotel, freshen up, celebrate…you deserve it!

How do I get to my hotel from the race finish?

It is approx. 20 minutes’ walk from the race finish area to our hotels.

Monday 14 November, 2022: Departure

Unless you have booked extra nights with us then today, we ask that you check out of your room before 11h00, and we say thank you for joining us. It’s not goodbye but instead we’ll see you next time as we hope you will join us for another Destination Sport Experience.

Need to Know

Minimum age 

To take part in the Marathon 42km, you must be at least 18 years old. To take part in the 10km or 5km you must be at least 12 years old.

Special Conditions for Participation due to COVID-19

Covid-19 vaccination certificate and copy of passport will be required for race registration, participation and race pack collection.

The right to register and participate in the event of 2022 “Athens Marathon. The Authentic”, have the runners with a valid* COVID-19 Certificate up to the day of the race. More specifically:

• Participation with COVID-19 Certificate of Vaccination or Recovery up to 95% of total participants and

• Participation with negative COVID-19 testing (72 hours PCR test or 48 hours Rapid test) up to 5% of total participants.

* The validity of COVID-19 Certificates is based on the guidelines of the Greek State and the National Public Health Organization.

How to book

To make your booking, click on the orange button at the top of the page, ensuring that you select the correct number of rooms and types for all members in your party plus all the required extras. When you book, we will require a deposit to confirm your place.

Payments

When you confirm your booking, we will take a deposit payment. Subsequent payments are taken automatically.

The cost of the event entry is non-refundable.

Travel advice

Before you travel, check the ‘Entry requirements’ section for Greece's current entry restrictions and requirements.

Guaranteed Athens Marathon Entry

We are pleased to offer you guaranteed entry for the 2022 Athens Marathon 42km, 10km or 5km. You can buy the entry at an additional cost if you also buy the accommodation package with us.

Starting Times and Bib Numbers

Although we are licensed to sell official entries for the 2022 Athens Marathon 42km,10km or 5km, we have no influence over the allocation of starting times and bib numbers.

Closer to the event we will ask for your expected pace and other details to complete the registration process for the Athens Marathon. The race organisers will allocate you a starting time and bib based on the information you provide.

All race rules must be followed.

Location

Athens is the capital city of Greece and the historical capital of Europe.

Greece has a Mediterranean climate with plenty of sunshine, mild temperatures and a limited amount of rainfall.

Athens is on the mainland and is one of the world’s oldest cities. Today, under the shadow of Parthenon, the contemporary urban scenery of the sprawling city reflects its exciting history, its natural beauty, the high standard hotel accommodation, modern means of transportation, the wide choice of  shopping, dining and night life and of course the warmth of the locals Athenains. A large part of the centre of Athens is a 3 km pedestrian zone, one of the largest in Europe. It leads to the major archaeological sites and takes you on a memorable journey through history.

Visit Greece App is useful to download to your mobile phone or tablet. You will find it provides useful information and tips.. The Visit Greece App is available in IOS and Android free of charge!

Athens International Airport (ATH) is a modern and busy airport. Situated 33 km southeast of Athens and connects to the suburban railway and the metro and is the starting point for many bus routes that run to central destinations in Athens.

Hotel Options

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  • Hotel Achilleas

    Lekka 21 Athens 10562

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    You will find many restaurants, traditional tavernas, archaeological sites and museums close by including the Acropolis. If you want to venture further away the public transport system is easily accessible within 100 metres. Panathinaikos Stadium is only 20 minutes’ walk away (race finish area) making our hotel the perfect choice for runners and companions!




    Achilleas is recently renovated and a good standard 3* category with multilingual reception staff available 24 hours a day. American buffet breakfast is served every morning and includes products from the Mediterranean diet with Greek flavours, seasonal fresh fruits, cereals, scrambled eggs, honey, cakes, bread rolls with olives, raisins or multi-grains, croissants, hot and cold beverages among others.




    You can choose to relax in the hotel lounge or in your room. All rooms offer free Wi-Fi, air conditioning, TV with satellite channels, wooden floors, safe deposit box, min fridge and bathroom. Smoking room can be requested.




    Twin = 2 single beds pushed together


    Double = 1 double bed


    Triple = 2 single beds or 1 double bed with 3rd person accommodated on a sofa bed.

    Key Features:

    • WiFi
    • City Centre Location
  • Hotel Plaka

    7, Kapnikareas & Mitropoleos Street Athens 10556

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    Hotel Plaka is situated a little over 5 minutes’ walk to Syntagma Square, Athens most central square and Ermou shopping street. You will find many restaurants, traditional tavernas, archaeological sites and museums close by including the Acropolis. If you want to venture further away the public transport system is easily accessible within 100 metres. Panathinaikos Stadium is only 20 minutes’ walk away (race finish area) making our hotel the perfect choice for runners and companions!

     

    Hotel Plaka has a breathtaking view of the Acropolis and Plaka area from the roof terrace. It also has a restaurant and is a good standard 3* category. 

     

    American buffet breakfast is served every morning and scrambled and hard-boiled eggs, ham, sausages, cheese, beans, selection of cereals, yoghurt with honey, fresh fruits of the season, fruit salad, compote, croissants, cakes, marmalades etc. There is as well a Greek corner with feta cheese, olives, spinach, or cheese pies etc. 

     

    All rooms offer free Wi-Fi, air conditioning, TV with satellite channels, safe deposit box, min fridge and bathroom.

    Twin = 2 single beds pushed together

    Double = 1 double bed

     

     

     

    Key Features:

    • WiFi
    • Bar
    • Restaurant
    • City Centre Location

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