Tag: marathon

37th Athens Authentic Marathon

A record 60,000 athletes participate in Athens Marathon

Organisers of the 37th Athens Authentic Marathon announced that a total of 60,000 runners from Greece and abroad have registered so far to run in the event on November 10. The announcement…

Fire breaks in Schinias, Marathon 3

Fire breaks in Schinias, Marathon

Following the devastating fires two weeks ago in Attica, a fire has broken out on the blue coast of Schinias in Marathon. The emergency fire brigade consisting of 12 firefighters and six…

arsonist arrested

Arsonist arrested for setting fires in Marathon, Attica

Police have arrested a 35-year-old man, accused of arson in the area of Rizari in Marathon, East Attica, while the fires of Mati were raging last week. The suspect, who resisted arrest…

Greek athlete wins North Pole Marathon 5

Greek athlete wins North Pole Marathon

With his Greek flag proudly held high and ice smothered across his face, Greece’s Argyrios Papathanasopoulos, celebrated after winning the North Pole Marathon, the northernmost race on Earth and what is referred…