• Because in recent years the Hellenic Athletics Federation (SEGAS) and the City of Athens have joined forces and efforts to organise together in a unique way a mass sports event in the city center.
  • Because the appeal and charm of Athens Half Marathon, a race for everyone in the city center, has surpassed the country's borders. Individual runners and organised clubs from various countries of the world are already planning their participation in the 5th Athens Half Marathon, to be held on March 19th 2017.
  • Because Athens Half Marathon has been transformed into a great national, cultural, tourist and sports event, which is addressed to all the citizens, of not only the city but also of the entire country, through the different races it includes (Half Marathon, 5 km Race, 3 km Race, 1 km Race for kids and people with disabilities).
  • ecause it will be visited by more than 20,000 runners.