Join us for the 4th International Roads to Rhodes Marathon at the 9th of April 2017 and experience all the ancient and medieval history of the island as we run along the seaside with the spectacular views of the deep blue colors of the Aegean Sea.
The optimal flat course provides the athletes with views of the deep blue Aegean sea. Therefore, all the races (5K, 10K, and Marathon) will begin along the beautiful sea coast and will finish in the Rhodes city center. We are all excited with the race route designed to allow the runners to enjoy a spectacular scenery and to experience the real history of ancient Rhodes. As one of the most popular tourist destinations in Europe, runners will see the island where the famous Colossus of Rhodes was standing, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, along with the medieval Old Town which is in the UNESCO world heritage list. . Besides the participants will run where the great athlete Leonidas the Rhodian was born. The route will be cyclical by the seaside, at the north part of Rhodes city and will arrive in the city center of Rhodes in a festive atmosphere. The entire route is closed off to cars.
During the entire route there will be aid stations for the athletes: every 2.5 km water and every 5 km sports drinks, bananas and energy bars. There are also toilets throughout the route and first aid help at every station.
Marathon start time: 07.00
10km start time 12.00
5km start time 12.30
The above hours might change.
Marathon: 40 €
10 km: 25 €
5 km: 15 €
5 km, all students under the age of 18: 10 € (proof of age is required)
All participants receive a performance running shirt. Clubs interested in participating please email [email protected]
Marathon runners must finish in 6 hours in order to be an official finisher.
The minimum age for participating in the full marathon is 18 years, for 10k 15 years and 5k 12 years.
Number of participants last year:
The Rhodes marathon now has the official approval of the Hellenic and International Athletics Federation SEGAS along with AIMS and IAAF, ensuring the validity and international recognition of the race.