The Content of "Rules and Regulations" is divided into 3 parts:

A) UNIT: ATHLETES WHO TAKE PART IN THE RACES  ATHENS FUN RUN (COASTAL ZONE) - CHIQUITA KIDS RUN - POWER WALKING - CHARITY RUN 

The unit “Athletes who take part in the races” includes the following contents:
01. Age
02. Categories
03. Registrations
04. Limits of participations
05. Participation Cost
06. Postponing or transferring charges
07. Payment methods
08. Participation package
09. Receiving participation package
10. Security                                   

B) UNIT:  PERFORMANCES                                                                                   

The unit “Performances” includes the following contents:
01. Maximum time allowed
02. Total distance
03. Timing services
04. Team of specialized assistants for runners (rabbits)
05. Classification
06. Prizes

C) UNIT:  ORGANIZATION  OF  RACES

The unit “Organization of races” includes the following contents:
01. Placement of athletes at the starting point
02. Start of races
03. Warm up areas for athletes
04. Medical help
05. Physiotherapists – Massage
06. Water and distribution of food
07. Mileage marking
08. Health coverage with W.C. – chemical lavatories – showers
09. Clothing and personal objects’ management
10. State of disclaiming responsibility
11. Fair Play
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F I R S T    U N I T


A) UNIT: ATHLETES WHO TAKE PART IN THE RACES  Athens Fun Run (Coastal Zone)-Chiquita Kids Run-Power Walking-Charity Run  
 01.AGE

  •  Athens Fun Run, Power Walking and Charity Run:  over  12 years old.
  • Chiquita Athens Kids' Run: up to 12 years old.
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 02. CATEGORIES

NO CATEGORIES
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03. REGISTRATIONS

Registrations are divided into three categories:
01. Individual Registrations, that refers to individual athletes.
02. Team Registrations, that refers to groups of people that contain more than 10 participants.
03. Family Registrations, that refers to 3 adult members of a family.

Team registrations address to Running Clubs, Public or Private Organizations and to every group of people who would like to take part in the Athens Fun Run, Power Walking and Charity Run.

Family registrations address to 3 adults members of the runner’s family.

After having completed your individual registrations, please send us an email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  stating the names of your family members who will take part in the races.

Every Team has to elect one Leader, who can either participate to the races or not.

The Leader of each Team will represent the Team against the organizing committee.

Each member will complete the same individual application for registration in the Athens Fun Run, Power Walking and Charity Run.

For more information on Team Registrations please contact the following numbers:

6985906757 or 6949850104 or 6933226328
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 04. PARTICIPATION LIMITS

Fun Run, Power Walking, Charity Run: up to 1.000 participations
Chiquita Kids Run:  up to 200 participations.

When all available positions will be completed, registrations will close.

Successful participations constitute private data and cannot be transferred to others.

In case an athlete grants his participation number to another athlete, he is responsible for

any accident or incident that will occur during or after the races.

In order to transfer your right of participation or to postpone it, please take a look at the

content of paragraph No:6

Attention:

Nobody has the right to take part in the races, unless he has first registered and taken his number of participation.

Athletes who will not have a participation number, are requested to respect the rest participants and do not start or terminate with them for safety reasons.

Athletes who will not pay attention to the above note, will not be able o enter the Cultural and Sports Centre of Old Faliron.  

Security and compliance to the regulations are non-negotiable and are not related to the participation fees.

The same applies to the races that do not have a participation fee, such as the Chiquita Kid’s Run.
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05. PARTICIPATION COST

A) ATHENS FUN RUN, COASTALE ZONE

Each participation rights to the Fun Run, will be disposed in order to cover a part of the total expenses. The cost of each participant will be ( including the VAT): 

Individual participations:
18 € - until 31.12.2017
20 € - until 28.02.2018
22 € - until 04.04.2018 (last day to register)
22+2=24 € 05.04 – 22.4.2018, after application and approval.

Group & Family participations (from 10 and 3 adults, respectively)
18 € - until 31.12.2017
20 
€ - until 04.04.2018 (last day to register)
20+2=22 € from 05.04 – 22.4.2018, after application and approval.

Free registration will be offered to athletes with hearing or vision problems, amputees and paraplegics, as long as they complete their registration until Wednesday, April 4th, 2018.

Entries must be completed no later than Thursday, Wednesday, April 4th, 2018 or sooner if the limit of participants is reached

2) POWER WALKING 

Individual participations:
14 € - until 04.04.2018 (last day to register)
14+2=16 € from 05.04 – 21.4.2018after application and approval.

Group & Family participations (from 10 and 3 adults, respectively)
12 € - until 04.04.2018 (last day to register)
12+2=14 € from 06.04 – 21.4.2018, after application and approval.

Free registration will be offered to athletes with hearing or vision problems, amputees and paraplegics, as long as they complete their registration until without electronic timing chip . After this date, there will be an entry fee of 8 (€) euros.

Entries must be completed no later than Wednesday, April 4th, 2018 or sooner if the limit of participants is reached.

3) CHIQUITA KIDS RUN

Each participation entry in the Chiquita Youth and Kids Run is free.

Registrations must be completed by Sunday, April 12th, 2015 or sooner if the limit of  participants is reached.

4) CHARITY RUN
The payment of any amount (recommended amount 5€ or more).

Registrations must be completed by Wednesday, April 4th, 2018 or sooner if the limit of  participants is reached.
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06. POSTPONING OR TRANSFERRING CHARGES

Registration fees are non-refundable. However, if the athlete will not be able to run in the race he has two options:

  1. Transfer the registration charges to another athlete, paying 4€ for secretarial services. The changes can be made until Sunday  the 4th of April 2018.
  2. Transfer the registration charges to the next Poseidon Athens Half Marathon race, paying 4€ for secretarial services. The changes can be made until Sunday  the 4th of April 2018.

Any changes can happen by sending an e-mail with your contact information (conferming it’s receipt) at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
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 07. PAYMENT METHODS

After the successful submission of your application, in order to complete your registration you must pay the participation fees.

If you have chosen the uniform of the race (T-shirt), then you should add 7€ or 9€ respectively, for the cotton or the technical clothing (T-shirt), or 16€ if you have chosen both clothing (VAT included), using the following methods of payment:

Directly, by a credit card Visa, MasterCard, American Express etc. through Eurobank’s Live-Pay. (Trocadero Sports and Culture Non – Profit Civil Parthneship).

Note: The athletes who do not live in Greece have to pay the participation fee in €.
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08. PARTICIPATION PACKAGE
The participation package includes:
01. Medal
02. Runner number
03. Electronic timing chip
04.  Certificate of the participation in printed or electronic form
05. Race path closed for traffic
06. Clothing and personal belongings management
07. Health coverage with WC along the road and additional WC in the Municipal Sports Centre.
08. Individual or Team prizes. Totally 28 cups for all races
09. Banana
10. Water
11. Supporters’ and sponsors’ gifts
12. Authorized payment receipt

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 09. RECEIVING PARTICIPATION PACKAGE

Athletes will receive their participation package (number. timing chip, etc) inside  Marina Floisvou:

  • On Friday the 20th of April 2018, from 12:00 to 20:00 and
    On Saturday the 21th of April 2018, from 11:00 to 18:00

In order to reach Cultural and Sports Centre you can use Public Transportation:

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 10.  SECURITY

In case of any accident, the organizers do not take up any responsibility.

It is mandatory for all athletes to have accident insurance.

All athletes agree to sign the electronic form on disclaiming responsibilities to the sponsors, the organizers, the volunteers and to anyone involved in the races.

A t t e n t i o n :

Nobody has the right to take part in the races, unless he has first registered and taken his number of participation.

Athletes who will not have a participation number, are requested to respect the rest participants and not to start or terminate with them for safety reasons.

Athletes, who will not pay attention to the above note, will not be able to enter the Cultural and Sports Centre of Old Faliron.

Security and compliance to the regulations are nonnegotiable and are not related to the participation fees.

The same applies to the races that do not have a participation fee, such as the Chiquita Kid’s Run. 
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B) UNIT: PERFORMANCES

)01. MAXIMUM TIME ALLOWED

There is no maximum time.

Athletes are asked to take into consideration the instructions given by the organizers and run on the right side of the road.
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02. TOTAL DISTANCE

In order for athletes to be included in the board with the results, they should complete successfully :

1. Fun Run:   5.800 m
2. Power Walking: 5.000m
3. Chiquita Kids Run: 1.500m
4. Charity Run: 1.500m

NOTE: Due to the constructions that the “Stavros Niarchos” Institution carries out, in order  to build the New Greek National Opera and the new National Library, a part of the race has changed.
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03. TIMING SERVICES

Every athlete will hold his number of participation and his electronic timing chip of the company “Champion Chip” Hellas which offers the equipment.

Timing chips are automatically activated at the starting point.  In several points of the race the normal crossing will be checked and the time in between will be recorded crossing over special “carpets”.

More particularly, the checking and the recording of the intermediated times will take place:
01.  At the starting point
02.     750 m.
03. 2.230 m.

04. 5.050 m.

05. At the finishing point.

The use of the electronic chip is recommended.

More information about the electronic timing, the appropriate placement of the chip and the total and clear time, you will fin “here”.

You should return your chips after crossing finishing point.

In case of abandoning or not participating in the race, the chip should be returned by you or by the leader of your team to the organizers, during the day of the race or until 20.5.2014 at the following address: ΤΡΟΚΑΝΤΕΡΟΣΠΟΡ&ΠΟΛΙΤΙΣΜΟΣ – Τ.Θ.3151 – Τ.Κ. 10210 – ΑΘΗΝΑ.

Every chip that will not be returned will burden the participant with the cost of 10€.
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04. SPECIAL  ASSISTANT TEAM FOR ATHLETES (RABBITS)

No need for  Special Assistant Team in Fun Run
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05. CLASSIFICATION

Classifications according to ages will be available after the end of the race at the information office.

The temporary results will be available on the website www.poseidon-athenshalfmarathon.com.

The official results will be announced after 15 days, when all possible objections that will be submitted until the 15th of May 2015 at the e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  will be examined.

In every occasion the organisation has the right to exclude any participant who has cheated during the races on condition that this accusation can de proved.

 In addition the organisation has the right to exclude anyone who can put in danger both his safety and the safety of the other athletes.
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06. PRIZES

Every athlete will take a medal and a diploma – certificate of his participation written in paper or in electronic version.

Also, the following prizes will be awarded

1. Fun Run & Power Walking

      A cup to the most crowded Team

      A cup to the most crowded Team  (Middle School- High school)

2. Chiquita Kids Run

  • A cup to the most crowded Team (elementary school)
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C) UNIT: ORGANIZATION OF RACES

 01. PLACEMENT OF THE ATHLETES AT THE STARTING POINT.

The participant runners will be placed at the starting point, after being checked in zones-blocks according to their time performance they stated they have achieved the last 2 years. The non recording of their performance, classifies them automatically in the last zone of the starting point.
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02. START OF RACES.

All the starts of the races will take place on Sunday 26.04.2015 in the Cultural and Sports Centre of Old Faliron.

The start of the first zone – block of the first race (Half Marathon) will take place at 8:30 (promptly).

Then, the next Half Marathon and the other races will begin.

The specific program of the starts of the races depends on the final number of all participants.

The final selection of the proper program concerning the starts of the races and its announcement will be made before the races.

We invite all participants to follow the written instructions referring to the starts of the races but and instructions that are given by the members of the Organization Committee and the volunteers.

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03. WARM UP AREA FOR ATHLETES

The athletes can warm up outside the Cultural and Sports Center of Old Faliron and more specifically on the road of Ioannou Fix in which the vehicles will not be allowed to pass.

The athletes and the students will be able to use the stadium, the sports’ field and the accommodation spaces during their start and finish of the race.
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04. MEDICAL HELP

There will be 2 spots where medical help will be provided. The main spot will be at the starting and finishing point while the other one will be in an obvious spot from the small bridge in parking C of the SEF stadium and the reverse on the north side of the SEF stadium.

There will be Voluntary and Rescue Teams all over the race. Some of them are the Voluntary Rescue Team of Korydalos, the Volunteers – Rescuers- Lifeguards of the EES from Peireus and the voluntary lifeguards of the National Lifeguard School.

More particular the spots that these teams will stand are the following:

  • Starting point (inside Cultural and Sports Center)
  • 2 km. reverse to Esplanada
  • 3km supply station Water Square
  • 4 km bridge where the river Ilissos flows into
  • 9 km Nautical Marine of Kallithea
  • 9.5km Averof Battleship
  • 10km Marina’s Floisvou jetty
  • 10,5km supply station outsideCultural and Sports Center of Old Faliron
  • 11km Nautical Tradition Park (Averof – Olympias – Velos)
  • 12km reverse to Esplanada
  • 20km Averof Battleship (trireme Olympias)
  • 20,5km Marina’s Floisvou jetty
  • Finishing Point (inside Cultural and Sports Center
  • Each runner is responsible for his physical condition and any health problems he might have.

Moreover, each participant will be asked to sign an electronic document in which he will confirm his ability to take part in the races.
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05. PHYSIOTHERAPISTS - MASSAGE

At the finishing point free massage services will be provided to the athletes that suffer from any kind of injury.
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06. WATER AND FOOD DISTRIBUTION

There will be points of supply at the starting point and approximately every 2,5km. of the Half Marathon, Relay Marathon and ¼ Marathon.

More specifically, there will stations at the following km:

  • 2km -  water, banana
  • 5km –water, banana
  • At the finishing point you will find water and maybe isotonic, bananas, bares etc.
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07. MILEAGE MARKING

In the whole race, every km will be clearly marked, to the right side of the road. 
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08. HEALTH COVERAGE WITH W.C. – CHEMICAL LAVATORIES – SHOWERS

There will be chemical lavatories in order for athletes, volunteers and the audience to use them, in the following spots:

Outside of the Cultural and Sports Center of Old Faliron (across the main entrance) and near the supply stations.

More specifically in the following km: 2,5 – 4,5

Finally, there are male and female toilets inside Cultural and Sports Center of Old Faliron in two spots:

  1. Entering Cultural and Sports Center Stadium on our left hand directing to the swimming pool.
  2.  Entering inside the Stadium and observing the buildings that are on our left hand, where there is a big sign “ΌΧΙΣΤΑΝΑΡΚΩΤΙΚΑ” (SAY NO TO DRUGS)

Showers: In the building there are male and female showers.
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09. CLOTHING AND PERSONAL OBJECT’S MANAGEMENT

The athletes can leave their clothes and their personal items at the adjoin space of the tennis courts.

Every bag should have on the top of it the participation number of the athlete it belongs to and be locked. It should not contain any money, passports, medicines or valuable items.

There will be volunteers and signs that will help you reach the courts.
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10. STATEMENT OF DISCLAIMING RESPONSIBILITY

In order to take part in any race you should first complete the electronic application form. Before confirming your application, on your personal responsibility, or your parent’s responsibility if you are not an adult, you state that you have read and comprehend thoroughly the terms and regulations. You also state that you agree and accept these terms and regulations and the statement of disclaiming responsibility. According to requirements, the organizer can include or exclude texts or terms from the rules and regulations.

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11. FAIR PLAY

In order to gain a secure and fair participation for all the athletes of the Half Marathon and the other races, the cooperation of ALL participants is required.

Only together with your cooperation we will succeed in organizing safe races and having an enjoyable experience.

During all races, as “fair play” imposes, the mutual assistance and understanding between the athletes is required. The same applies for you during your preparation and your stay after finishing the race.

Individual runners or teams should respect the rest athletes and do not try to harm them during their performance.

Please try to run on the right side of the road.

Attention: Some athletes may stop running and start walking during the race due to some injuries that may occur. In this occasion please move to the left side of the road in order not to block the other athletes who still run.

We feel deeply obliged to thank, each one of you personally, for your participation even if it is quite early.

The team that offered many hours of voluntary work in order to prepare all the races and their events,

Hopes you enjoy the races and have a lot of fun!
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