Age Limit for Participation

In order for a runner to be eligible to participate in the Half Marathon Race, he/she needs to be at least 18 years old (born in 2004 or older).

Special Conditions for Participation due to COVID-19

The right to register and participate in the races of the 2022 Athens Half Marathon event, have the runners with a valid* COVID-19 Vaccination or Recovery Certificate until the day of the race.

* The validity of COVID-19 Certificates is based on the guidelines of the Greek State and the National Public Health Organization.

Bib Number & Race Kit Pick-up/ Athens Half Marathon EXPO

All regitered runners shall pick-up their bib number (timing chip embedded) and race kit, from the Half Marathon EXPO, which will be hosted at Technopolis City of Athens (Pireos str. 100, 11854 - Gazi, Athens)  the following days and hours:

Thursday 17 March 2022: 13.00 – 20.00
Friday 18 March 2022: 10.00 - 20.00
Saturday 19 March 2022: 10.00 – 18.00

Start and Finish Time

The Half Marathon Race will stat at 08.30am and will be conluded at 12.00am. By that time all runners need to have reached the finish line.



Medical Certificate

All runners participate in the event ON 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.



Feed Zones

Feed zones are available along the Half Marathon Race course. Bottled water is offered at the Start, Finish and all feed zones. Furthermore, isotonic drinks are offered to the Half Marathon runners in one of the feed zones along the course, as well as at the Finish.



Awards

Distinction medals are awarded only to the first three Men and Women of General Ranking. All runners that successfully finish the race will receive a finishers’ medal, and can download their personalized participation certificate after the announcement of the Official Race Results.