Based on major sporting events’ standards, Mykonos Running Festival starts today as a multi-day experience. Celebrating Mykonos’ natural beauty, the event promotes athletic tourism on the island.
The festival’s program is spread out in three races: the Half Marathon Mykonos Gold, the 10km Mykonos Run and the 2,5km Mykonos Family Fun. Parallel events include a Kids Athletics program, a concert, a beach party, a festival of traditional products and a business forum.
Open to athletes of all ages and categories as well as to people with disabilities, the 2nd Mykonos Running Festival will take place in accordance with the regulations of the World Athletics on certified routes and in line with the health protocols announced by Greek authorities.
The 2nd Mykonos Running Festival will begin on Friday the 22 of September with the Peace Race ceremony, conveying the timely messages of peace and dialogue between people. This will be followed by the official Opening Ceremony of the event. The activities will continue on Saturday the 23 of September where the events and excitement happening in parallel will culminate on Sunday the 24 of September. The official competition schedule includes the International Half Marathon Road – Mykonos Gold (starting time 09:00). This race offers an unforgettable running experience in the most beautiful parts of the most popular tourist destination, there will also be the 10.000m. Road Race – Mykonos Run (starting time 08:45), which is on a seaside route overlooking the endless blue of the Aegean Sea and tendered to championship and intermediate level runners. Finally, later in the day there will also be the 2.500m. Road Race – Mykonos Family Fun (starting time 12:00), which is a route of sport, entertainment and tourism for families to enjoy together, a true running tour of Mykonos.
Among others, the parallel events include, a Kids’ Athletics program, a holistic retreat wellness program, an organization of a music concert and a beach party in honor of the runners, a local gastronomy festival, guided tours of archeological and religious sites, as well as a variety of other activities that will turn the festival into an unforgettable autumn experience of sport and culture.
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