In the framework of planning all competition activities for 2021 still within the covid-19 pandemic that troubles the entire world, and taking under consideration the current data in close cooperation with all responsible health and public authorities, SEGAS (the Hellenic Athletics Federation) and the City of Athens are announcing the staging of the 2021 Athens Half Marathon event on May 23rd, 2021. This decision regarding the staging of the Athens Half Marathon event into the last days of May, and not during the third weekend of March as usual, was taking after detailed study of all sanitary parameters and factors that are daily changing, taking under account the already announced competition activities for 2021, and with priority to public health and the health of the event’s participants.

In case the conditions related to covid-19 pandemic in Greece do now allow, even then, the staging of the 2021 Athens Half Marathon on May 23rd, something we surely pray not, the 2021 Athens Half Marathon will definitely be held on September 12th, two months before the steady date of the Authentic Athens Marathon