On April 23, the Poseidon 21,1 km Half-Marathon organization returns to the Greek capital for the 8th year, allowing kids and adults of all ages to run in a series of events, also including, among others, the Half-Marathon relay race, the Quarter-Marathon, the 5 km Athens Fun Run Coastal Zone, the 5 km Power Walk, the children’s 1000 meters Chiquita Athens Fun Run, and a 1-2 km Public Service Run to benefit the efforts of the “ALMA” Panhellenic Association of Adjusted Activities for mentally challenged children, and children with autism.

Starting out at the Palaio Faliro City’s Cultural and Sports Center, the day’s main event, the Half-Marathon, runs through the Floisvos Marina, the Stavros Niarchos Cultural Foundation Center, Water Place, the Kallithea Nautical Club, the Ilissos and Kifissos rivers’ estuaries, and the Piece and Friendship Stadium, before concluding back at its starting point.

Registration for the courses is open at www.poseidon-athenshalfmarathon.com until Wednesday, April 5.

The Hellenic Broadcasting Corporation is the event’s media sponsor.