9 Aug

Running Club Packages Announced for 2017 Limassol Marathon

action from Limassol MarathonOrganisers of Limassol Marathon GSO have announced a range of discounts and packages to encourage UK running clubs to enter their top international event on Sunday 19 March 2017. With a 50% discount on the race registration fee and exclusive group packages that include accommodation and race day support, Limassol Marathon is an attractive option for running clubs wishing to race overseas whilst enjoying a fantastic weekend away.

Now entering its 11th year, Limassol Marathon GSO hosts six different races in one day. In addition to the 26.2 mile marathon there is a half marathon, 10k, 5k, 5k team race and 1k kids’ race. The event’s stunning natural location is impressive with a flat, fast and straight course stretching 21km along Cyprus’ beautiful Mediterranean coastline, and a maximum altitude of 18m, runners have a real chance of achieving a PB as they enjoy the spectacular views and refreshing sea breeze. Early spring warmth, ancient ruins and delicious, healthy food complete the setting.

As part of their #weadvance campaign, Limassol Marathon GSO has confirmed some major changes for the 2017 race which will be of interest to running clubs with more experienced athletes. The winners’ cash prizes have been increased for both the marathon and half marathon, and will be doubled if the course record is broken. This brings the maximum possible marathon winnings to 4000 euros for both men and women, and the maximum possible half marathon winnings to 2000 euros.

Packages include discounted race registration fee; low accommodation rates (including immaculate 3-star hotels, luxury 5-star hotels and family-friendly options) with half board or full board options; transportation to the start line; official race T-shirt and race packs delivered to the hotel on arrival.

Go to Limassol Marathon website for further event details.