New Date for the 2020 Athens Half Marathon due to anti-Covid 19 measues - To be held on 20 September 2020

Participation Criteria:

The following groups may participate in the 1000m Race:

Kids born in 2008, 2009, 2010
People with disabilities and/or Special Olympics athletes regardless age

Application Form:

The application form for the 1000m Race for Kids & People with disabilities is available here.

Course Description

The 1000m Race starts from Vas. Sofias Avenue in front of the "Evangelismos" metro station, heading to Syntagma Square. The finish line is found on Amalias Avenue, Syntagma Square, in front of the Greek Parliament.

Start Time:

Start for all kids will be given in three different waves and more specifically at 09.35, 09.37 and 09.39.
A fourth wave will follow, concerning the participating Special Olympics athletes and people with disabilities.

Medical Certificate:

All runners participate in the event at their own responsibility. The Organizing Committee bears no responsibility for any issue related to the participants’ health due to the lack of complete pre-race medical check. It is recommended that all participants have recently gone through a full range medical exam before the event. Those that are already diagnosed with any kind of heart problems or have any indication of such, should take extra notice of this and pay extra attention before registering in the event. It is recommended that all runners, regardless age, are gone through a detailed cardio check before participating in the event.The Organizing Committee will not request any written medical certification given that all runners participate in the event on exclusively their own responsibility.


All participants to cross the finish line will receive a finishers’ medal.