5km Road Race Start time: 21:45

Route description: The race starts at the City Hall of Thessaloniki (streets involved: Vasileos Georgiou and Tritis Septemvriou).

The 5.000m route follows the streets: Vasileos Georgiou Avenue, Andronikou Tsimiski, Politechniou, Karatasou, Kountouriotou Avenue and Nikis Avenue, where the participants finish in front of the White Tower (the whole route runs in parallel with the Halfmarathon route, having the same finish, the White Tower).

Participation right

In order to participate in the 5.000 Road race, the athletes have to be at least 12 years old (to be born in 2009 or earlier)

Medical Services

In any case, the runners participate on their own responsibility.

The organizers are not responsible for anything that may happen during the race, concerning health issues due to lack of preventive medical check.

It is highly recommended to the athletes to proceed to all the appropriate medical examinations.

The organization will not ask for medical assurance, as all the athletes participate on their own responsibility and the under-aged athletes on their guardians’ responsibility.

Refueling Stops (support stations)

Along the HalfMarathon and 5.000m course there will be Refueling Stops (support stations) for the runners as they are described in each race map.

Bottled water will be given to all athletes at the start, at the finish as well as at the support stations throughout the route.

Finishing time limit

The time limit for the 5.000m race is 90 minutes .

Electronic Time Control – Results

The results of both races and the electronic time control will be conducted by an official time control company.
Thus, all the runners should wear their bib numbers chips with the embedded time chip which they will receive from the Registration Center.

Registration centre and numbers (bibs) pick up

Place: To be announced soon

Dates and Opening Hours:

The Registration Center will operate all week. More specific from Monday 11.10.21 – Saturday 16.10.21 (10:00-19:00) and Sunday 17.10.21 (10:00-13:00)

All participants runners will receive an email about their number and sports equipment pick up specific days, depending the road race they are about to run according the approved Health Protocol from the General Secretariat of Sports.

Runners have to pick up their registration number (bib) with the embedded time chip and the runner’s pack exclusively from the Registration Center.