The participation in this year’s Athens Authentic Marathon broke all records with 50,000 runners from 105 countries! Out of them 7,500 of them have come from abroad, it is worth mentioning that among the participants were more than 50 people who have undergone organ transplants. Bellow we have collected the top 10 pictures capturing big moments of the event.
1. 50,000 people, 105 represented countries, 1 event
2. Perfectly transferring the passion and the feelings of the Marathon runners
3. Kenyan athlete Luka Rotis Loumpouan was the winner of the 42.195 meter race. His time: 2:12:49!
4. It’s never easy…Tired after a long run.
5. First winners at the Special Olympics Hellas race
6. Encouragement always matters
7. The marathon runner’s mentality: against all barriers
© Lefteris Partsalis
8. Marathon runners say feelings are so strong that make it worth it
9. Proposing at the finish line. Touching, we need to admit.
10. This year literally…everyone ran!