Beat the winter blues: join OPAP Limassol Marathon GSO 2018!

OPAP Limassol Marathon GSO

Anyone looking for running inspiration in the depths of winter, when the days are short and the weather conditions less than ideal, need look no further than the OPAP Limassol Marathon GSO.

OPAP Limassol Marathon GSOSigning up to this popular event in Cyprus on Saturday 17th and Sunday 18th March 2018 is a sure-fire way to cure the winter blues. You only need to imagine the flat and fast course along the stunning Mediterranean coast, the views out over the sparkling sea, the beautiful spring climate and the warm and friendly atmosphere to know that this is one event worth training for, no matter what the weather throws at you this winter. Lace up your running shoes and get out there because within less than two months you could be on the start line of this unmissable spring race.

For anyone who has made it their new year resolution to run a race abroad, the OPAP Limassol Marathon GSO ticks this box admirably. Now entering its 12th year, the AIMS-accredited OPAP Limassol Marathon GSO offers one of the most spectacular locations of any international running event, plus a fabulous choice of six race distances catering to runners of all abilities.

The organisers have made it especially easy for visitors from abroad to enjoy all that Limassol has to offer with a range of race packages. These bespoke packages offer a great-value and hassle-free way for runners to take part in their chosen race over a long weekend away.

OPAP Limassol Marathon GSOThe #runLimassolPlus package has proved extremely popular as this includes the lowest accommodation rates across a range of budgets, 50% discount on race entry, technical t-shirt, pasta party pass, finisher’s photo, race pack delivery to the hotel and transportation to the start line. This very much makes the OPAP Limassol Marathon GSO a real race experience and an ideal opportunity for a break with family, friends or a running club. Pre and post-race, it’s all about chilling out by the hotel pool, taking a dip in the sea, indulging in delicious local food and enjoying the relaxed social environment with fellow runners.

Two-night #runLimassolPlus packages are available from €168, based on a single room B&B and marathon entry, plus cheap winter flights are still available from the UK to Paphos and Larnaca.

OPAP Limassol Marathon GSO Race Director Andreas Spyrou commented: “We are excited that the 2018 OPAP Limassol Marathon is fast approaching, as it makes a great spring event for runners of all abilities. It is not too late to book your place on the start line, whether it’s your first race abroad or you are an elite athlete hoping to achieve a PB. With the event now seven weeks away, it’s the perfect time to sign up to the distance that best suits you, feel renewed motivation with your winter training and look forward to a superb weekend away at the end of it!”

Limassol MarathonEntries are open for the 2018 OPAP Limassol Marathon GSO.

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