Athens Classic Marathon 2012


Athens Classic Marathon 2012

Athens Classic Marathon 2012, was an amazing Marathon original run race this year, with about 26000 participating elite runners. Raymond Bett of Kenya was the winner in 2 hours, 11 minutes and 35 seconds.
The Athens Classic Marathon 2012, is part of the 2,500th anniversary of the battle of Marathon in 490 BC and the legendary run by Pheidippides from the Marathon Battlefield to the city of Athens.
The race started at 09.00 earlier today with a record number of participating runners, athletes as well as many people and a great number of Greek Citizens all ages joined on 5 km, 10 km, and the classic marathon of the 42km race.

 The Athens Classic Marathon Race 2012, joined important events that took place on 8th , 10th and 11th November at The City of Marathon Greece.
The memory of the great pacifist, humanist, doctor and athlete Grigoris Lambrakis honor this year the organizers of the 30th Athens Classic Marathon on the occasion of completing 100 years since his birth.
And could not find suitable speaker from the author of the book “Z”, Vassilis Vassilikos for the event organized Thursday, November 8th at 6 pm SEGAS in cooperation with the Municipality of Marathon with the theme “100 years of the birth of Gregoris Lambrakis.”
The events that took place in City of Marathon Greece as:
Thursday, November 8th Event memory of “100 years of the birth of Gregoris Lambrakis.” Saturday, November 10th Opening Ceremony and Lighting of Marathon Flame and Sunday, November 11 Symbolic Road Marathon Day 1000 m becides the Athens Classic Marathon race.





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