The organisers of OPAP Limassol Marathon GSO 2020 have announced the opening of entries for Andrey and Julia Dashin’s Foundation Youth Race, taking place at 11.30am on Saturday 21st March 2020.
Andrey and Julia Dashin’s Foundation Youth Race is open to children aged 6-13 years and there will be two waves of runners based on age categories: 6-9 years old (500 metres) and 10-13 years old (1km).
The race aims to promote running and fitness to young runners and is a perfect opportunity for children accompanying their parents and adults to get involved in this weekend celebration of running.
The course starts and finishes at the Western End of Molos Park, on Limassol’s stunning seafront, with beautiful views out to sea and a perfect spot for families to enjoy a day out.
Registration for Andrey and Julia Dashin’s Foundation Youth Race is free and entries are open here.
The Youth Race is one of a number of races taking place over the course of the weekend. Saturday 21st March will also see the PrimeTel Corporate 5K Race take place, while the main competitive races take place on Sunday 22nd March: OPAP Limassol Marathon GSO, MUSKITA Half Marathon Race, Petrolina 10K Energy Race and Medochemie 5K City Race.
OPAP Limassol Marathon GSO is one of Europe’s most recognisable sporting events, welcoming 15,000 athletes each year to the flat and fast course along Limassol’s spectacular coastline. Participants can look forward to magnificent views over the sparkling sea, a beautiful spring climate, first-class hospitality and a warm and friendly welcome, making for a perfect post-winter escape.
International visitors can still take advantage of the excellent #RunLimassolPlus package which includes: a 40% discount on race entry; OPAP Limassol Marathon GSO technical t-shirt; the best accommodation rates for race weekend; free pass for public buses over race weekend; pasta party pass; early race day breakfast and transfer to the start line on Sunday 22nd March.
OPAP Limassol Marathon GSO MD Andreas Spyrou commented: “We are delighted to open entries to Andrey and Julia Dashin’s Foundation Youth Race on Saturday 21st March 2020. This is always one of the best-loved events of race weekend as it is a wonderful chance for our young friends to join in the fun. There are also limited spaces left in the adult races so now is the chance for families and groups of friends to secure their spot to #RunLimassol next month. We are looking forward to welcoming runners young and old to Limassol!”
Entry to OPAP Limassol Marathon GSO on 21st-22nd March 2020 is open. Fees are as follows: Marathon €60, MUSKITA Half Marathon €45, Petrolina 10K Energy Race €30 and 5K City Race €30. Andrey and Julia Dashin’s Foundation Youth Race is free of charge.
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