12th Olympus Marathon
28 June 2015
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 MEDIA GALLERY
Registrations for OM 2015.|
Posted by naya on 27/12/14 (219 reads)
Marathon 2015 will be held on the 28th of June.
for non-Greek registrants will open on the 23rd of January and will
last till the 15th of May 2015. Criterion to register in the race
will be previous participation to the race, participationat 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.
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THREE WEEKS FOR THE OM 2014.|
Posted by naya on 10/06/14 (460 reads)
Three weeks are
left for the weekend events of the 11th Olympus Marathon, which will take
place on June 29. Dion, Litochoro and the surrounding area of Olympus are preparing
to welcome 600 participants, from 29 countries around the world, who will be taking part in the race.
All the volunteer groups
which offer support to the cause, a catalyst for the orderly implementation of
the match, are busy with the last details of their plans, so that they are all
set to offer their expert services to the participants of the 11th OM.
Samaritans, rescue and Lifeguards of the Greek Red Cross Annex Katerini, will
once again take on the difficult task of providing first aid and rescue
services. The Radio Amateur Association of Pieria will provide all
communications involved with the race. Doctors THANOS SPILIOTOPOULOS and MICHAEL KATSAMAKAS , together with a group of 5 colleagues will provide medical coverage at the Plateau of
the Muses, the Prionia , the Kastana , and at the finish.
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