Sounion Half Marathon at the Ancient Temple of Poseidon

A new half marathon race, the Poseidon Challenge, will be held for the first time on October 2 at the southest part of Attica, at Sounio Cape. The race will link the Temple of Poseidon with the ancient theatre of Thoricus near Lavrio, the most ancient theatre in Greece.

The route of unique beauty will cover the coastline of Sounio and will offer a wonderful view of the ancient temple of Poseidon.

The running event includes three races, of 21.1 km, 10 km and the 2km Fun Run and is organized under the auspices of General Secretariat of Sports, of the Economy Ministry, Attica prefecture, the municipality of Lavreotiki,, the Center of Olympic Truce, the Association of Greek Olympic champions and the sports clubs of Lavreotiki and Mesogea.


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