06/05/2017> Only 9 days left for the closure of the Olympus Marathon 2017 registrations for the foreign athletes @ There are 500 participants from 17
countries so far. @ 14th Olympus Marathon will take place on SATURDAY JUNE 24,
2017, in the context of its membership in the World Championship mountain
running "SKYRUNNER WORLD SERIES"!
Olympus Marathon is a unique trail running event held annually on Mount Olympus, the Greek mythical “Mountain of the gods”. The route revives the pilgrimage of ancient Greeks to Mount Olympus, where they ascended every year to honour and sacrifice to Zeus. The race starts the last Sunday of June from the sacred city of Dion, at the sunrise. Athletes retrace history and myth across the paths of the Mount Olympus
Olympus Marathon 2018 will be held on the 23thof June. Registrations for non-Greek registrants will open on the 23rd of January and will last till the 15th of May 2018. Criterion to register in the race will be previous participation to the race, participation at two trail running races of at least 23km and 1500m + trail running races, or a trailrunning race above 40km, in the past 2 years.
The regulations and the registration regulations of the race can be found at the official web site of the race at the race menu Regulations and Registration regulations.