Olympus Marathon

20221223
2022-06-25

Jun 25, 2022 at 6:00 AM

Olympus Marathon

Litochoro

Greece

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Entry Fee $30
(Lowest or Early Registration)

Entry Fee 2 $100
(Highest or Late Registration)

Prize Money: no

Distance(s):

  • 44K

Series: Skyrunner World Series

Type: Skyrunning

Percent of the course on un-paved trails: 95%

First Year of the Event: 2004

Men's Record: 4:33:37

Women's Record: 5:29:57

Description:

Olympus Marathon is a unique trail running event held annually on Mount Olympus, the Greek mythical “Mountain of the gods”. The route revives the pilgrimage of ancient Greeks to Mount Olympus, where they ascended every year to honour and sacrifice to Zeus. The race starts the last Sunday of June from the sacred city of Dion, at the sunrise. Athletes retrace history and myth across the paths of the Mount Olympus.

Climbing 2,695; last Sunday of June from the remains of the sacred city of Dion, sea-level altitude follow 44km of trails at the slopes of Mt Olympus and reach the height of > 2780m retracing history and myth.

44 km – +3,200m

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Past Event Dates

Held on Jun 25, 2022

Held on Jun 26, 2021

Held on Jun 27, 2020

Held on Jun 29, 2019

Held on Jun 30, 2018

Held on Jun 24, 2017

Held on Jun 25, 2016

Held on Jun 27, 2015

Held on Jun 29, 2014

Held on Jun 30, 2013

Held on Jun 24, 2012

Held on Jun 26, 2011

Held on Jun 27, 2010

Held on Jun 23, 2009

Held on Jun 24, 2008

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