Organisers of the 2018 OPAP Limassol Marathon GSO have announced special flights rates with Greek airline Aegean Airlines for all international runners travelling to the event on the weekend on Saturday 17th and Sunday 18th March 2018.
AEGEAN will be offering a 40% discount on all direct flights to Cyprus and a 20% discount on all connecting flights to Cyprus for all passengers who book between 13th–19th June 2017.
In addition to the discounted fares, the OPAP Limassol Marathon GSO is offering a 40% discount on entry fees for all runners, and a 50% discount on entry fees for Aegean Miles+Bonus members. All Miles+Bonus members who run and finish their race will also earn extra Miles for their account.
For UK citizens considering signing up to the largest sporting event in Cyprus, which welcomed a record 15,000 athletes of all nationalities in 2017, these offers make now the perfect time to #RunLimassol at the very best price.
Direct flights are available from the London Heathrow to Larnaca, a 50-minute drive to Limassol, and indirect flights are available via Athens from other UK airports, offering flexibility with departure airports and maximum opportunity to pick up a significant bargain.
The OPAP Limassol Marathon GSO offers six races over two days and is ideal for runners of all ages and abilities. Athletes come from near and far to enjoy the flat and fast course, friendly atmosphere, warm spring weather and stunning natural scenery, with the marathon course stretching 21km along the beautiful Mediterranean coastline.
Many visitors use their race experience as an opportunity to spend a long weekend soaking up the vibrant and energetic culture of the city of Limassol. The excellent hotels in the city offer a perfect retreat and the beaches, cafes and restaurants ensure a relaxed holiday atmosphere for athletes and their families. Add to this the ease of flights from the UK, and the OPAP Limassol Marathon GSO is a perfect excuse for a mini-break in the sun at the end of the British winter.
The special offer with AEGEAN is open to all runners and non-runners and no special code is required, as all prices will be automatically discounted. The travel period for the offer is 6th November 2017 to 21st March 2018, meaning that the race days of the OPAP Limassol Marathon GSO 2018 are included plus a few days either side.
Limassol Marathon GSO Race Director Andreas Spyrou commented: “We are delighted to have secured special flight rates with AEGEAN for all international visitors coming to Limassol next spring. The offer on direct flights and connecting flights represents a huge saving on fares and we would encourage anyone wanting to run with a smile at the brightest marathon in the world to book now. We are also pleased to offer a special 50% discount on registration fees to all Miles+Bonus members and a 40% discount to all other runners with our early bird offer. Both promotions have limited validity so now is the time to secure your place on the start line, book flights and have a fantastic race in the sun to look forward to next March!”
Entries are now open for the 2018 OPAP Limassol Marathon GSO. Early bird entrants benefit from a 40% discount until 31st October, with fees as follows: Marathon €36, Half Marathon €27, Petrolina 10K Energy Race €18, 5K City Race €18.
Book your flights with AEGEAN here. Become a Miles+Bonus member here. Register to the event as a member here and receive 50% off entry fees. Those who run and finish the race will also earn extra Miles for their account, as follows: marathon 4,200 miles; half marathon 2,100 miles; 10K 1,000 miles; 5K 500 miles.
Go to www.limassolmarathon.com for further details and to register. You can also like the Facebook page and follow @RunLimassol #RunLimassol #weadvance on Twitter to keep up-to-date with all the latest news about Limassol Marathon GSO.