The first running event of the schedule is the 12km race on the 28th of March and will transpire from Ancient Elis to Amaliada. 

Race Details

Distance: 12 km.

Date: Saturday 28th of March

Start: Ancient Elis

Finish: Amaliada

Starts at: 17:00 am

Time limit: 90 minutes

Course description

Starting from the archaeological site of Ancient Elis the course goes through the villages Avgeio and Sosti and finishes in the town of Amaliada.

Participation rules

All participants must be over 18 and must have recently undergone a medical examination to assure they are completely healthy to participate in this race.

Entrees are not transferable. In such case athletes will be disqualified.

Cancellation and money refund available upon request but only 3 weeks before the race day.


There will be awards for the first three winners (male and female) in every age group (5 years age difference)

All the participants that finish the race will receive a medal.

Electronic Timing

The timing of the race will be operated by MyLaps (a company responsible for the timing of the Athens Authentic Marathon and 80 more running events in Greece)

Basic Entree Pack

All participants will receive the following race pack and services:

  • Bib and timing chip (Mylaps)
  • Race bag
  • Medal
  • Water and fruits at the finish
  • Water and energy drinks along the course
  • Digital certificate with your name and time
  • Medical support
  • Transportation to the start (Ancient Elis) from Amaliada. Note: you must inform the organising committee during your registration
  • Gifts from sponsors​
Registration Office

The race packs can be picked up from the registration office that will be in the Town Hall of Amaliada on Saturday the 28th of March (10:00 – 15:00). You can also pick up your race pack from the start of the race.

Full entree Pack

The full entree pack includes all the previous plus the technical race t-shirt.

Entree fees
  • Basic entree:12 €
  • Full entree: 15 €
Team Registration

Team Registration provides a discount of 2€ per person. If the team has more than 10 members.

Transportation to the start

To facilitate runners there will be busses going to the start of all races according to the following schedule:

Saturday, March 28th

12km Race
Departure point: Plaza St. Athanasius, Amaliada
Departure time: 16:00

Sunday, March 29th

Olympia Marathon
Departure Point 1: Ancient Olympia, Town Hall
Departure time 7:00

Departure Point 2: Pyrgos Central Square
Departure time 7:25

Half Marathon

Departure point: Ancient Olympia Town Hall
Departure time: 8:00

A prerequisite for the transfer is the demonstration of the number of participation (BIB).

After the end of the races of Marathon and Halfmarathon busses will depart from Ancient Olympia to Pyrgos and Amaliada at a time that will be announced in the finish area.