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Athens Authentic Marathon

Event date to be confirmed
Panathinaiko Stadium, Athens

Panathenaic Stadium AthensDo you fancy running in the footsteps of greats? Take on this 26.2-mile challenge in the heart of Greece for what is set to be a huge celebration of the Athens Authentic Marathon.

Starting in the town of Marathon, you will take on this iconic route steeped in history as you make your way to Athens and finishing at the Panathinaiko Stadium.

How do I join Team A?

You can join Arthritis Research UK’s very own Team A by securing your own place directly with the organisers, then completing our quick online registration form below.

Join Team A 

Registration fees start from 30 euros and once you’ve secured your place, you simply raise as much as possible for Arthritis Research UK.

Secure your own place in the Athens Authentic Marathon on their website here.


What do I get?

All our Team A runners receive:

  • an official welcome pack, including our Guide to Fundraising with tips and advice to help raise vital funds for Arthritis Research UK, sponsorship forms and posters to help promote your fundraising
  • top training, nutritional and health advice to make sure you’re ready for the big day
  • an official Arthritis Research UK orange vest to wear on the big day
  • support from the Arthritis Research UK events team before, during and after your challenge
  • access to our Team A Closed Facebook group where you can share training tips and fundraising advice with your team mates before the big day

What else do I need to know?

You must:

  • be 18 years old to take part in this event
  • wear your race (bib) number on the front of your chest throughout the whole race
  • respect and follow the regulations of the event
  • organise your own travel and accommodation to the event
  • be ready to start the race from 9am

If you are within the European Union you can register in one of the following ways:

  • basic registration 30euros
  • advanced registration 45euros (includes Official race t-shirt)
  • full registration 100euros (includes sports bag, free public transport in Athens 3 days before the event and 2 days after as well as 50% discount on entrance fee at the Acropolis Museum)
  • more information can be found here
  • Registration fee
    From 30 euros
  • Minimum sponsorship
    Set your own target
  • Contact name
    Events Team
  • Contact number
    0300 790 0402

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Arthritis Research UK fund research into the cause, treatment and cure of arthritis. You can support Arthritis Research UK by volunteering, donating or visiting our shops.