Proclamation

6th Olympia Marathon

The association “Olympia Marathon” organizes on March 27, 2022 the 6th Olympia Marathon, in co-organization with the Region of Western Greece and AS Korivos Amaliada. The event is under the auspices and support of the Municipalities of Ilida, Pyrgos and Ancient Olympia.

The purpose of the event is to give the opportunity to the runners of our country and abroad, to compete in a marathon distance in the place where the Olympic Ideals were born, connecting two of the highest values ​​of Greek Culture, those of the Olympic Spirit and the Marathon.

In parallel with the races, many cultural events will take place in which the local community of the prefecture of Ilia will have an active role, aiming at promoting and highlighting the region at all levels.

MARATHON

Specifications

  • Distance: 42,195 m. (AIMS certified)
  • Date: Sunday 27 March
  • Start: Amaliada (Agiou Athanasiou Square)
  • Finish: Ancient Olympia
  • Start time: 8:30 a.m.
  • Time limit: 6 hours

Description of the route

The route starts from Ag. Athanasiou in Amaliada and specifically on Ermou Street to be directed through Ant. Petralia, (with a small detour on Kolokotroni, Vyronos, Georgiou Papandreou streets) and 45th West Road and 8thSouth Road at the Patras-Pyrgos National Road. Then, it continues passing from Pyrgos to Ancient Olympia through the Pyrgos-Ancient Olympia National Road in order to reach the ancient Stadium of Ancient Olympia.

MARATHON ROUTE
ELEVETION CHART OF MARATHON ROUTE

Eligibility

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.

Those runners who complete their registration by Wednesday 16 March will have the right to have their name written on the entry number.

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 with special prizes 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 Pyrgos and Ancient Olympia to Ilida (Amaliada).

Note: The organizer s 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: 24 €
  • Full package: 30 €

Special price for early registration until March 6:

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

Specifications

  • 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.

HALF MARATHON ROUTE
HALF MARATHON ELEVETION CHART

Eligibility

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 €
ANCIENT ILIDA ROAD RACE 12.6 KM.
 
Specifications
• Distance: 12.6 km.
• Date: Saturday 26 March
• Start: Archaeological Site of Ancient Ilida
• Finish: Amaliada
• Start time: 5:00 p.m.
• Time limit: 90 minutes
 
Route description
Starting from the archeological site of Ancient Ilida, which is very flat, passes through the villages of Avgeio, Sosti to be completed in the city of Amaliada.
There will be at least two power stations along the route.
ROUTE 12,6 km. AMALIADA
ELEVETION CHART FOR 12,6 km. AMALIADA
Eligibility 
 
Eligible to participate are men and women who have reached the age of 16, who fully and unreservedly accept the terms of participation in the event and will run at their own risk, (or under the responsibility of their guardian in case he is a minor) and 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 disease certificate.
 
Registration period – Receipt of participation package
 
The deadline for registrations is Wednesday, March 23, for both individual and group registrations. By then the payment of the participation fee must have been made.
The receipt of the participation package will take place at the City Hall of Amaliada on 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
 
Transport to the starting point
 
The transfer to the starting point will take place through the organization. More information about the departure area and the timetable will be announced a few days before the race.
 
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 Amaliada
Note: The organizers must have been informed at the time of registration.
 
2. 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: 16 €
• Full package: 22 €
Special price for early registration until March 6:
• Simple package: 12 €
• Full package: 18 €
Road Race Pyrgos 5km

Specifications

  • Distance: 5km
  • Date: Sunday 27 March
  • Start: Central Square of Pyrgos
  • Finish: Central Square of Pyrgos
  • Start time: 09:00 a.m.
  • Time limit: 1 hour

 

Route description

Starting from the Central Square of Pyrgos, the route continues to the right on 28th of October Str. and again to the right in Ermou Str. Then to Alfeiou Str., right to Belousi Str., right to Olympion Str. and then to Ermou Str. Continue on Patron Str. and turn just before the junction with the Patras-Pyrgos National Road. Continue on Patron Str., right on Kastorhi Str. and finish in the Central Square of Pyrgos.

12,7 KM. ROUTE AMALIADA

Eligibility

Eligible to participate are men and women who have reached the age of 12, who fully and unreservedly accept the terms of participation in the event and will run at their own risk, (or under the responsibility of their guardian in case he is a minor) and 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

 

  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: 10 €
  • Full package: 16 €

Special price for early registration until March 6:

  • Simple package: 6 €
  • Full package: 12 €

 

Terms of participation

– All participants responsibly state that they have recently undergone a medical examination and are perfectly healthy to participate in this sporting activity.

 

– They have a valid full vaccination certificate or a recovery certificate and agree to present it to the organizers whenever requested.

 

– They fully accept responsibility for any injury or accident that may be caused when commuting to and from the venue of the race, or during the event as well as for anything that may occur during the race such as falling down (which can be caused during contact with other participants), bad weather conditions, traffic but also poor condition of the road.

 

– The organizers, sponsors and anyone directly or indirectly involved in the conduction of the race shall be under no liability to the participant or any other person and bear no legal responsibility for anything that may arise during their participation.

 

– Participants give their approval to the organizers to use their photos or videos from the race, or any other recording without any financial requirement.

 

– The registration will be considered complete once both the electronic registration and the payment of the respective costs have been made. Banking or other expenses are borne by the participant.

 

 – Payment of the participation fee must be made within 5 working days from the date of registration otherwise the registration will be considered invalid.

 

– Registrations are personal and are not transferred to third parties at any stage of the registration period.

 

– In case the participant, having already completed its registration, does not hold everything required in the paragraph “Eligibility”, the participation package will not be delivered except the participation number with the timing chip and the participation cost will not be refunded.

 

– Cancellations and refund of participation fees can be made until Friday, March 11, 2022. No cancellation or refund will be made after this date.

 

– In case one runner uses someone else’s BIB number, he/she will be canceled and will not be included in the results.

 

– In case of postponement of the event, the participations will be transferred to a new date set by the organizing committee.

 

– The organizers have the right to change the terms of participation after making the relevant announcement.

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