OPAP Limassol Marathon GSO 2018
Run with a Smile on 17 &18 March 2018The OPAP Limassol Marathon GSO is the largest sports event in Cyprus featuring six races and four parallel events. For its 12th edition, which will take place on the 17th and 18th of March 2018, an estimated another consecutive year, My Guide Cyprus is proudly a media sponsor.
The organisers of the OPAP Limassol Marathon GSO describe the course as ‘fast and flat’ and one with ‘a low degree of difficulty’ making it ideal for those running a marathon for the first time as well as experienced runners aiming to improve their time. It is a flat course (rising only 18 metres at the 22 kilometres point at Ayios Tychonas) and relatively straight as it follows Limassol’s beautiful coastal road. As well as the relatively easy course, the Limassol Marathon is popular because it is one of the most beautiful in the world, overlooking the Mediterranean for much of its course. Coupled with golden sunshine and a warm Cypriot welcome, runners definitely find it easy to ‘Run with a smile’!
The OPAP Limassol Marathon GSO comprises of six different events. The Marathon Race is the flagship race covering the distance of 42.195 km, the Half Marathon with 21,000 km, the 10 km Petrolina Energy race, and two 5 km events - the “City Race” and the “PrimeTel 5km Corporate Race”. There is also the 1km Audrey & Julia Dashin Foundation Youth Race for 6-16 year olds. There are also six different age categories, including one for those aged 70+ years.
An optimal choice for amateurs, semi-professional and professional runners, the OPAP Limassol Marathon GSO 2018 along with the welcoming vibe of Limassol, promise to win your heart and soul!