Get Ready for Radisson Blu Larnaka International Marathon
One Step, One Dream
Join in and run in one of the biggest sport event of the year. With different kind of races, the event is not only for marathon pros but also for every individual and kids.
The 1st Radisson Blu international Larnaka Marathon includes a Marathon race (42,195 km), Half-marathon race (21,095 km), 10 km, 5 km – corporate, 5 kilometer – individual and 1km McDonald’s ™ Kids Race 1km and 1km FunRace for adults.
Athletes from more than 20 countries have already registered and Olympic metal athletes are supporting the event.
The routes of the 1st Radisson Blu Larnaka International Marathon are characterised by Larnaka's unique natural beauty combined with sport at the highest standards.
The starting point of the Marathon will be given in front of the Larnaka City Hall. The athletes will have to follow the course of the road as it goes all along the coastal road of Phinikoudes and head downwards Makenzie area and then towards Larnaca International Airport, through the Larnaka Salt Lake and Umm Haram Tekke and it will return to the same spot twice.
Half-Marathon: 21,097 meters for those who want to test their strength on a smaller scale. A race of high standards that meets the tastes of even the most demanding runners. The Half-marathon race will have exactly the same route as the Marathon but it will return to the same spot only once.
10km: The 10 km road race is addressed to all those who have reached at least 16 years of age and have the energy to conquer 10 miles! The route is designed to offer refueling stations so that everyone can enjoy their participation in the race. The 10 km race will also start from Phinikoudes, heading towards the airport and Larnaka Salt Lake, while turning back just before Umar Haram Tekke.
5 km : A sweet challenge for everyone who loves breathtaking seaside routes but also brisk strides.
5 km corporate race: Running together is always better! A memorable and unforgettable event that will definitely bring you closer to your colleagues, while running for a good cause!
McDonald’s™ Kids Race 1k comprises of one kilometer of fun race that might turn into an amazing experience for both children and parents. It addresses to children over the age of 4 who should be accompanied by a parent or an adult and it is free thanks to the generous support of McDonald’s™.
Moreover, McDonald’s™ Kids Race 1k is an ideal journey designed for youngsters with special abilities who are eager to acknowledge and promote the athletic spirit.
Fun Race 1km comprises of one kilometer of fun race, a beautiful experience for those who want to have a taste of running and feel the athletic spirit while having lots of fun. It addresses to adults and it costs only 10 euros.
Moreover, Fun Race 1k is an ideal short race for those who wish to take part in the biggest sport event in Cyprus.
Electronic participation diploma, complete with name and performance time
Participation tag printed with name of runner (when submitted early)
Provision of isotonic beverages – juices at supply stations
Full health coverage, free of charge
Rehabilitation services (massage) for runners who wish to make use of this service
Engraving of name on medal (optional) if declared until 31st of October
RUN FOR A SPECIAL CAUSE AND SUPPORT KARAISKIO FOUNDATION
KaraIskakio Foundation: Within the framework of its charitable and non-profit actions, the 1st Radisson Blu International Marathon of Larnaca announces the creation of a team that will run with KaraIskakio Foundation.
Those who choose to run with the Karaiskakio Foundation’s team “Run for Karaskakio” on the 5 Km route, should know that all the funds raised will go to the Karaiskakio Foundation.
During the event, sampling for new volunteer bone marrow donors (using the saliva method) will be followed. Registration will be available for young volunteers from 18 to 45 years old.
As the Organizing Committee, we call on all the people to support the Karaiskakeio Foundation and run with Karaiskakeio Team to raise an increasing amount. At the same time, you will get the collectible T-shirt of the Karaiskakeio Foundation.
RUN FOR HOPE AND SUPPORT HOPE FOR CHILDREN
For this purpose, the “Hope For Children” CRC Policy Center is using experienced and skilled professional staff, mobilizes and participates in national and European networks and programs, promotes volunteering and establishes fruitful alliances. The organizing committee actually supports the work of “Hope For Children” and a significant amount will support its hard work.
RUN AND SUPPORT MOVEMBER CYPRUS
Movember is a worldwide charity movement that takes place in November every year and is responsible for the appearance of millions of mustaches! It is one of the most widespread movements in the world due to its special nature: sensitization and information about men’s health, and especially for the prevention and treatment of prostate and testicular cancer, as well as for the mental health of the patients.
RUN AND SUPPORT SPECIAL OLYMPICS
The Cypriot Federation of Special Olympics will also take part in the opening ceremony of the 1st Radisson Blu of the International Marathon of Larnaca to be held on 9 November 2017, but also with athletes who will take part in street races, supporting the spirit of “fair play”, equality, respect and solidarity among all people. At the same time, the Organizing Committee will pay the maximum to promote the values advocated by Special Olympics Cyprus but also to support their needs.
The ultimate goal is to make the 1st Radisson Blu International Marathon of Larnaca an institution and an unforgettable experience for all participants, promoting the sporting, cultural, environmental and, of course, tourist importance of the city of Zenonas.