Athens Authentic Marathon: Eclectic Greece's Highlights

The countdown has begun for the greatest athletic event in the world, and our DMC partner, eclectic Greece, has an amazing offer for those interested!

Running the Marathon Highlights Welcome to the Athens Authentic Marathon Legendary Race! The Athens Authentic Marathon has become on of the 25 “Golden Marathons in the world”. The day of the Marathon begins as always ceremonially with the lighting of the Marathon flame at the tomb of the soldiers who fell in the ancient battle and the flame relay to the altar at the start line. Runners are priviledged to finish their race in the legendary stadium where the first Olympic games of the modern era in 1896 took place; a priceless lifetime experience. Athens Authentic Marathon: Eclectic Highlights

  • Run the route of the original Marathon of Pheidippides, who in 490 BC ran from Marathon to Athens to bring news of the victory over the Persians at the Battle of Marathon

  • Explore the history and culture of this historical and iconic European country with specially designed tours for Marathon runners

  • Stay at the New Hotel or Athens Capital for an affordable luxury option or at the Grande Bretagne for the ultimate luxury experience, all located at the heart of the city in walking distance from the finish point of the Athens Marathon.

  • Secure your partner’s seating at the VIP area of Kalimarmaro stadium (Marathon finish point)

  • Join around 18,000 runners and thousands of spectators for one of the most iconic marathons in the running world

  • Enjoy the luxury of being an “Eclectic Runner” and let us arrange every single detail for the marathon weekend

Prices start from 1.470 Euro per person based on double occupancy (for New hotel)

  • One (1) Authentic Marathon Athens Race entry fee

  • Three (3) nights at one of the suggested 5* hotels in double room (breakfast & taxes included). Please note that price includes late check out on Monday after the race (check out at 3PM).

  • Arrival & Departure Transfer with Mercedes E-Class Taxi from/to Athens Airport

  • Private city tour on Saturday (designed to save energy but to enjoy the city in 2 hours) including Licensed English-speaking guide, private luxury transportation, entrance fees, VAT

  • Carb loading meal on the Saturday night ready for the marathon

  • Complimentary WIFI at the hotel

  • Eclectic Greece team support throughout the weekend

  • Complimentary 5k warm up run with trainer on Saturday morning (approx 08.30am), non marathon runners also welcome

  • Early race day breakfast

  • Your partner’s seating at the VIP area of Kalimarmaro stadium (Marathon finish point)

  • Eclectic Greece team will collect bibs on your behalf and distribute at the hotel on your arrival. You can still attend the expo over the weekend if you wish.

What is not Included

  • Travel insurance

  • Gratuities

We invite you to treasure the spirit of Marathon and share it with your clients. For those interested: