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, 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, at the Statue of Alexander the Great (Nikis Av.)
In order to participate in the 5.000 Road race, the athletes have to be at least 12 years old (to be born in 2011 or earlier)
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 and at the finish.
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.
Runners have to pick up their registration number (bib) with the embedded time chip and the runner’s pack exclusively from the Registration Center.