This tour is addressed to the hard core runner as well as the amateur. It gives you the chance to familiarize yourself with the Athens Classic Marathon route, whether you intend to participate in the actual event or not. The tour follows the Authentic Marathon route, along the lines of the course taken by the original Marathon runner, Pheidippides, herald to the great Athenian victory against the Persians at the battle of Marathon. Enjoy a historical overview of the Marathon while riding along the course and the chance to run at selected short segments, with expert trainer supervision.
Meet and greet at the airport and arrival transfer to your Athens and check-in. Enjoy the city.
Early morning pick-up for your familiarization tour with the Athens Classic Marathon route. During this five (5) hour tour you will have the chance run at small selected parts of the route and get a deeper understanding of its particularities. Return to the hotel late morning for breakfast and relaxation. Meeting with seasoned runners and trainers for the exchange of information on the perks of the classical route and the presentation of the Authentic Route Race Strategy. Specifically the presentation and analysis of the optimal strategies for achieving the best possible outcome during the race. Historical and statistical facts for the race and training advice will also be given.
Free afternoon to enjoy the city. Optional city tour of Athens and the Acropolis.
After breakfast Transfer to the airport.
The program is realized with the expert support of Nikos Polias, the Greek marathon champion (7 times) and course record holder, who is also owner of Runner Magazine (www.runnermagazine.gr) This is an exclusive program for maximum 6 participants per team/trainer in order to guarantee the necessary service and attention to each individual participant.
2 nights on Bed and Breakfast basis at your Athens hotel of choice
Transfers from / to airport
Five (5) hour tour of the Athens Classic Marathon route, including selective running courses across the authentic route, analysis and presentation of strategies
All transportation needs for Classic Marathon route tour
Airfare from/to Athens
Optional excursions, transfers
Additional meals or drinks during meals
Rate per person in twinfrom 290 €
The above rates are for a number of 6 participants and accommodation at 4* hotels.
Program can be realized on a private basis starting from one participant, special rates, upon request.
There are special reduced rates, upon request for more participants. This is an exclusive program for maximum 6 participants per team/trainer in order to guarantee the necessary service and attention to each individual participant.
The tour is realized throughout the year.