We ex­am­ine an ex­ten­sive range of marathon and half-marathon events for 2019

Athletics Weekly - - Contents -

• Li­mas­sol • Brighton • Stir­ling • Newport • Loch Ness • York­shire • Lucerne

THE OPAP Li­mas­sol Marathon GSO is cel­e­brat­ing its 13th year on March 23-24, 2019 and the event is once more look­ing for­ward to wel­com­ing 15,000 ath­letes from all over the world to #RunLi­mas­sol.

With its stun­ning lo­ca­tion, beau­ti­ful Mediter­ranean cli­mate, mag­nif­i­cent views and first-class hos­pi­tal­ity, Li­mas­sol is a highly at­trac­tive race lo­ca­tion.

The tim­ing of the event makes it a per­fect win­ter train­ing goal for friends and run­ning clubs look­ing for a high-qual­ity race ex­pe­ri­ence to­gether. The flat, fast and straight course along Li­mas­sol’s spec­tac­u­lar coastal road also of­fers an ideal op­por­tu­nity for a PB, with high num­bers of par­tic­i­pants achiev­ing PBs across the in­di­vid­ual races each year.

OPAP Li­mas­sol Marathon GSO wel­comes run­ners of all ages and abil­i­ties over the course of the week­end, with a choice of race dis­tances and a num­ber of ex­cel­lent par­al­lel events.

Run­ners can take on the AIMS-ac­cred­ited marathon, Li­mas­sol Half Marathon, Petrolina 10K En­ergy Race or the 5K City Race whilst soak­ing up the great at­mos­phere and friendly wel­come for which Li­mas­sol is known.

For club run­ners in par­tic­u­lar, OPAP Li­mas­sol Marathon GSO is a great event to en­joy some team bond­ing and there are gen­er­ous cash prizes up for grabs for se­ri­ous run­ners look­ing to smash their tar­gets.

For over­seas vis­i­tors, the race or­gan­is­ers have put in place some ex­clu­sive race pack­ages of­fer­ing the best prices on a range of ac­com­mo­da­tion, 40% off race en­try, tech­ni­cal t-shirt, race pack de­liv­ery to the ho­tel, trans­porta­tion to the start line and en­try to the fa­mous pasta party!

The pack­ages are a su­perb way to en­joy a week­end away run­ning the race of your choice whilst en­joy­ing the in­cred­i­ble so­cial at­mos­phere of OPAP Li­mas­sol Marathon GSO. To reg­is­ter for one of Europe’s most ex­cit­ing in­ter­na­tional races and kick off race sea­son in style, go to li­mas­sol­ and sign up.

Li­mas­sol is an ideal spring marathon op­tion

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