(Athens Marathon Specialist since 1994)

Apostolos Greek Tours “specialist for the Athens Marathon: The Authentic” has been providing quality, hassle-free marathon tour travel packages for runners to participate in the Athens Marathon since 1994.
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Package price:

  • Arrive Athens Friday November 8th. Depart hotel Monday November 11th.
  • $975 USD per person, double occupancy. Single supplement additional $380 USD. ($875 USD for non-runners, double occupancy.)
  • $300 USD per person deposit at time of booking. Balance Due August 29th. (Only credit cards accepted)
  • Note: All of our tours are presented in English and priced in U.S. dollars.

What is included:

  • Guaranteed race entry, entry fee, and processing
  • Transportation to the start in our private bus (Our bus will pick you up at our hotel front door.)
  • 3 night stay at hotel next to the Acropolis and the new Acropolis Museum and an easy walk to the Plaka and the Stadium.
  • All hotel taxes
  • Pasta dinner at our hotel
  • Daily breakfast
  • Personal staff to assist you at our hotel
  • Hassle free environment
  • Visit at the Athens Marathon Expo
  • Guided Walking Tour to the Stadium
  • Our own support station at the half and at the finish, with additional snacks and refreshments

Our Tours Do Not Include Airfare

**This package is only available to European runners**

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Athens Marathon Nov. 10, 2024 Special for European Runners Tour Package

  • Day 1
    (Friday, November 8 Start of the Special for European Runners Tour Package)
    Arrive in Athens (**Transporation from the airport to the hotel is not included. Our staff will review and assist you with the various options.).
    Please check in with our staff members at the hotel upon arrival.
  • DAY 2
    (Saturday, November 9)
    Breakfast is included
    9:15 am departure with our private buses for the Athens Marathon Expo
    12:00 pm Guided walking tour to the Stadium
    Lunch on your own
    6:00 pm pasta dinner at the hotel (included)
  • DAY 3
    (Sunday, November 10 RACE DAY)
    A light continental breakfast included.
    6:00 am depart to the Marathon start on our private bus. See you at the finish line!
  • DAY 4
    (Monday, November 11)
    Depart the hotel (**Departure transfers from the hotel to the airport are not included with the Special for European runners Support Package. Our staff will review and assist you with the various options.)
  • **Instructions for getting from and to the airport will be sent out with the travel documents. The travel documents are sent out mid-September.
  • Cancellation Policy - If you wish to cancel your trip, the following cancellation fees apply:With written notice in our office, $100 cancellation fee per person between January 15th and June 1st,
    $300 cancellation fee per person after June 2nd,
    60 to 45 days prior to departure, the cancellation fee is 50% of the total price;
    Within 44 days of departure no refund will be made.
    We highly recommend purchase of cancellation insurance to protect you from these charges if a medical emergency occurs.
    For complete details on our cancellation policy please click here.

Athens Marathon: The Authentic -
Nov 10, 2024, 9:00 a.m, Route

(Runners need to be at the start at least one hour before)

The Athens Marathon: The Authentic will take place on November 10, 2024.
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The Athens Marathon: The Authentic is like no other on Earth. According to legend, it covers the same ground that the Athenian messenger Phiedippides ran when he brought news of victory from the battlefield of Marathon 2,500 years ago. When you run the Athens Marathon: The Authentic, you run in the very footsteps of the ancient gods and heros that gave birth to western civilization. The finish line is in Athens’ magnificent Olympic Stadium, the birthplace of the modern Olympic Games. Those who run the Athens Marathon: The Authentic say it is an experience they’ll never forget.

The Athens Marathon: The Authentic is recognized as the original marathon course and it was the same course used in the 2004 Olympics held in Athens.

Apostolos Greek Tours offers you the best way to experience the Athens Marathon. Paul Samaras, who personally conducts the Athens Marathon Tour each year, is a Greek native now living in Denver. He works closely S.E.G.A.S.(hellenic amateur athletic association) and others in Greece to smooth out the hassles so you can concentrate on what matters—running your best and experiencing Greece. Check out what is included in the Apostolos Marathon Tour packages. Check out what some of the previous tour members had to say about the Athens Marathon and Apostolos Greek Tours.

The Athens Marathon 26.2 miles is run entirely on asphalt. The first twelve kilometers are level. The middle nineteen kilometers are gentle long hills. The final eleven kilometers are downhill. The finish line is in Athens’ magnificent Olympic Stadium.

Marathon Route

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Marathon Info

November 10th, 2024
9:00 AM at the ancient battlefield in the town of Marathon. Apostolos Greek Tours delivers you to the starting line in a comfortable chartered bus, so that you can start the day preparing yourself to run your best.
You must be at least 18 years old to enter the Athens Marathon. There is no qualifying time. The course is open for 8 hours. For the 10k and 5k you must be at least 12 years old with parental authorization.


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5km Road Race

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