Athens Marathon

Sunday, 12 November 2023

Why run it?

History brought to life; the Athens Marathon is the original marathon finishing in the legendary stadium where the first Olympic games of the modern era took place in 1896. The route boasts such iconic historic sites as the Marathon Tomb and attracts runners from all over the world. 

How to get a place

You can either run with realbuzz for one of our charity partners (with some incredible causes to choose from) or purchase your entry package and choose your own charity to run for. 

For each option, you'll need to pay a refundable holding deposit for your place and in each case you're 100% guaranteed your place as long as you reach your fundraising target. All packages include exclusive training support and fundraising guidance too.  

Charity Partner Place

Athens Marathon

Holding Deposit : £49 (refundable)

Entry Package : £0 (funded by partner charity)

Exclusive Finishers Pack : Yes

Fundraising Target : £600

Own Charity Place

Athens Marathon

Holding Deposit : £49 (refundable)

Entry Package : £150

Exclusive Finishers Pack : No

Fundraising Target : £600

Remember, our events are sell out races, so places and packages are limited and will be made available on a first come, first serve basis. 

Don't miss out.

What's it like to run?

No. of Runners: 15,000

Course Profile: Mostly flat with down hill / up hill sections

Course Surface: Road

Other Information: Iconic historic route

Event Gallery

How do I raise money?

The first thing you need to do is to set up a fundraising page.

Once you have setup your page, then you need to tell everyone you know about it and share your story. Use social media channels, groups you may be part of and spread the word.

With the support of your charity, you'll easily be able to fit your fundraising around your training efforts, and you'll have so much fun along the way. On you'll find hundreds of fundraising ideas that will help you get to that fundraising target in no time at all.  

Fundraising Ideas