Athens Marathon 2017
Good luck to all running The Athens Marathon 2017
The Athens Marathon is coming up on Sunday 12th of November 2017. With around 18,000 runners competing in the full marathon. There will be nearly 40,000 runners in total competing in a 5k and a 10k as well as the iconic full 42.2km race.
The marathon course is based on the legend race, ran from the battle of marathon to Athens to announce the Greeks’ victory over the Persians. The competitive race is traced back to the Marathon race at the 1869 Olympics. The Athens Classic Marathon began in 1972.
For those taking photographs this weekend there could not be a better backdrop. The main event will end in the Panathenaic Stadium. This stadium hosted opening and closing ceremonies of the first Olympic games in 1869.
To all photographers – please upload your Athens Marathon Photographs as soon as possible. To all the runners good luck. Please search by your bib number so see photos of you on the big day.
bibsnapper.com – find yourself