Athens Marathon Itinerary





November 5 - Depart from your home city to connect on an overnight flight to Athens.


November 6 - Arrive Athens and transfer on your own to your hotel in the city center.  Afternoon run to the Panathinaikon Olympic Stadium to loosen legs.


November 7 - Breakfast is served each morning at your hotel. This morning we depart for a half-day city tour with visit to the Acropolis and the iconic Parthenon. Our Greek guide will provide an historic and cultural overview of ancient and modern Greece. Afternoon is free to explore Athens or to go race check-in.  Evening Welcome Reception and Race Briefing.


November 8 - Day free for race check-in, optional sightseeing, exploring the ancient Plaka or shopping. A special pasta dinner is planned for the evening.


November 9 - RACE DAY! Transportation will be provided to Marathon for the race start. Those running in the 10K or 5K can walk to the stadium for their start. The hotel is a 12-minute walk back from the finish line at the Stadium. Post-race celebrating on your own in the evening. We have reserved space at a traditional taverna with dancing and entertainment in the Plaka. Dinner is by reservation and is at your own expense.


November 10 - Morning check out  and departure to the airport on your own for those returning home or onward.