Half Marathon of Pyrgos – Ancient Olympia

The second most important race of the program, starting in Pyrgos and finishing in Ancient Olympia, will give the opportunity to everyone who want to participate and are used to run on a regular basis but are not yet able to finish in a marathon.


  • Distance: 21.0975 km. (AIMS certified)
  • Date: Sunday 27 March
  • Start: Central Square of Pyrgos
  • Finish: Ancient Olympia
  • Start time: 8:30 a.m.
  • Time limit: 3 hours

Route description

Starting from Ermou Str. and continuing from Olympion Str., the route is directed to Ancient Olympia through the Pyrgos-Ancient Olympia National Road in order to reach Ancient Olympia.



Eligible to participate are men and women who have reached the age of 18, who fully and unreservedly accept the terms of participation in the event and will run at their own risk, while they must have recently undergone medical examinations, so that their ability has been confirmed to take part in long-distance races.

In addition, they must hold a valid full vaccination certificate or a valid recovery certificate.


Registration period – Receipt of participation package

The deadline for registrations is Wednesday, March 23, for both individual and group registrations. By that time, the payment of the participation fee must have been made.

The receipt of the participation package will take place at the building of the Region in Pyrgos on Friday 25 and Saturday 26 March.


The receipt of the participation package will be done strictly with the demonstration of the following:

  • Email with the participation number
  • Identity card or passport
  • Valid certificate of full vaccination or recovery


Prizes – Awards

Prizes will be awarded to the first 3 winners of the general classification. All runners will have the opportunity to be informed of their position in the general classification regarding their gender and age category.

All those who finish will receive the commemorative medal of the race while they will have the opportunity to electronically print the commemorative diploma of participation.


Race Pack

  1. Simple package

All participants of the marathon, regardless of the package they choose will receive the following:

  • BIB number with timing chip and latches
  • Backpack for placing any personal belongings
  • Commemorative medal
  • Water supply and fruit at the finish
  • Power supply along the route
  • Ability to print a commemorative diploma with its name and performance
  • Health coverage
  • Transfer to the starting point from Ancient Olympia to Pyrgos.

Note: The organizers must have been informed at the time of registration.


  1. Complete package

The complete package also includes the commemorative technical t-shirt of the race.


Participation fee

The cost of participation is as follows:

  • Simple package: 19 €
  • Full package: 25 €

Special price for early registration until March 6:

  • Simple package: 14 €
  • Full package: 20 €


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