The 15th annual Cyprus Marathon, Half Marathon & 10 km Road Race will take place on Sunday 10th March 2013 in Pafos. Hundreds of runners will be hitting the streets of Pafos for the annual running of the Cyprus Marathon. Pafos, the ‘European Capital of Culture 2017’, is a fascinating and friendly city and is located in the west coast of Pafos. More than 250 runners have already registered in the event with most of them coming from European countries to run the oldest and best city marathon in all of Cyprus!
The Cyprus Marathon is a unique and an extremely popular event that hosts every year over 500 runners and many hundreds of cheering spectators. It is an opportunity for all runners to run under Cyprus winter sun and have fun! All participants will receive a souvenir T-shirt and a finisher’s medal. Trophies will be awarded in 50 different age group categories. The entertainment activity programme will include a dancing group who will perform both Greek / Cypriot folk dance and invite runners and spectators to join in. A warm-up session will be performed before the start of the Half Marathon & 10 km at the Paphos Mediaeval Fort square.
The Organiser’s Office (Marathon Expo) of the Cyprus Marathon will be at the ‘En Plo’ Pafos Municipality Exhibition Hall nearby the Pafos Mediaeval Fort. The Marathon (http://www.cyprusmarathon.com/course.htm) will start at 7:30 a.m. from Petra tou Romiou (Birthplace of Aphrodite goddess of love and beauty) and finish at the Pafos Mediaeval Fort Square. The Half Marathon and 10 km Road Race will both start (start time 8:30 a.m.) and finish at the Pafos Mediaeval Fort Square nearby the Pafos fishing harbour.
The international running event is generously sponsored from Cyprus Tourism Organisation, “PrimeTel”: http://primetel.com.cy/, deVere Group, Castrol Cyprus , Aloe Hotel ), Pafos Municipality ), FOTOKINISI and Russian Wave 105.6 FM.
A lot of runners every year do not miss the opportunity to experience the festive atmosphere and the cheering crowds along the fantastic race course. More info and online registration for the 2013 Cyprus Marathon can be found in the Web site www.cyprusmarathon.com or in the “:Facebook”https://www.facebook.com/CyprusMarathonOfficial Registrations for the 2013 Cyprus Marathon, Half Marathon & 10 km are open online at https://www.cyprusmarathon.com/registration.htm The 2013 Cyprus Marathon trailer can be watched at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-ckW3Q1xzP8