ARCHIVED RACE: The Limassol Marathon: Official Marathon of Cyprus @ 38 Omonias Avenue, Limassol, Molos, Cyprus on 16 March 2014

Race Info & Description

Race Information:

  • Event Name: The Limassol Marathon: Official Marathon of Cyprus
  • Date: 16 March 2014
  • Start Time: 09:00
  • Venue: 38 Omonias Avenue
  • Best Time (Men): 2:13:29
  • Best Time (Women): 2:38:56
  • Organised By: Olympus Event Management
  • Race Website: Click Here.

Race Facilities

  • Has Toilets? Yes
  • Has Changing Facilities? Yes
  • Has Water Stations? Yes - Multiple Water Stations
  • Has Prizes / Awards? Yes - Has Awards or Prizes

Race Description

The Limassol Marathon is the official road race of Cyprus, set in the country’s second largest city. It’s beginner and race-time friendly course and stunning scenery has cemented it as a viable venture for aspiring athletes of all levels.

Starting on the seafront, the AIMS accredited marathon has a route like no other, running along the Limassol coastline towards the ancient city of Amathus where, competitors change direction, heading back towards the start line to finish in the city’s centre.

The course’s flat route and unique setting has earned the race growing popularity amongst the running community. Its route provides both a challenge to experienced athletes looking to push themselves towards a personal best and beginners looking to gain experience. Last year saw more than 100 competitors choose Limassol as their debut marathon, with a further 200 competing in a half marathon for the first time.

Limassol’s famed hospitality sees competitors return every year from over 40 different nations. Thousands of runners enter the annual event, which includes 10k and 5k races in addition to the full and half marathons, ensuring there is always a lot on offer for serious runners and their friends and family making the trip.

Away from the course there are many attractions to enjoy, including cultural tours of the town, trips to the Kykkos Monastery and visits to Curium and Paphos, with their amphitheatres, mosaics and Roman villas.

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