Cyprus offers an incredible variety of terrain, along the coast and on the mountains, and a number of new races on both road marathons and trails have become more popular making it an excellent destination for running and training!
Time to get those running shoes on and put your best foot forward! Cyprus is laced with an incredible network of marathon races that would be designated as “cross-country” since they are easier and less technical than the trail, but equally fun and offer stunning views and authentic experiences of many parts of Cyprus.
MINERVA Nicosia Marathon
January 29th 2023
The Minerva Nicosia Marathon will take place on January 29th, 2023 opening the new year’s running period. The race to be held on public roads and runners will stroll the main streets of Nicosia; the event comprises the marathon race, half marathon 10km and 5km races ten and the RuNicosia for teams and groups.
25th Logicom Cyprus Marathon - Paphos Medieval Fort Square
12th March 2023
The main race of the event weekend is the Marathon (42.2km/26.2 miles) which features a breath-taking scenery from Start to Finish. Starting at Aphrodite’s Birthplace, the course follows a coastal route along the Mediterranean Sea. The Marathon will start from Petra Tou Romiou (Aphrodite’s Birthplace) at exactly 7:30 a.m.
4th Cyprus Wine Run - Vasilikon Winery Kathikas, Paphos
14th March 2023
Get ready for the 4th Cyprus Wine Run which is organised under the umbrella of events of the 25th Logicom Cyprus Marathon!
The Cyprus Wine Run will incorporate a 5km distance which will take you through 2 kilometers of vineyards and farm fields and 3 kilometers of breathtaking mountain views and traditional roads through the old village square. The race will be organised on Tuesday 14th of March, 2 days after the big Sunday Marathon! Bus Transfers will start from Pafos Centre at 08:30 and the Wine Run will start at 10:00.
OPAP Limassol Marathon
18th -19th March 2023
Fully accredited by AIMS, the OPAP Limassol Marathon is a flat course which follows the Mediterranean coastline. From the centre of the Limassol city, along the beachfront, to the ruins of the ancient Royal city of Amathus, and back to the city. 42.195 kilometres. 26.2188 miles. 26.2188 smiles.
6th Radisson Blu Larnaka International Marathon
19th November 2023
Radisson Blu Larnaka International Marathon is the biggest sporting event in Cyprus, fully accredited by AIMS taking place in the beautiful city of Larnaka. Marathon and Half-Marathon routes start from the delimited area in front of the Town Hall, Phinikoudes Beach. (1st Arc,/End Arc). Road Races of 10KM, 5KM, 1 ΚΜ Kids & 1KM Adults start from the delimited area in front of Europe Square at Finikoudes Beach.