Running in Greece

Why trail run in Greece

Greece is known for its beautiful beaches and stunning islands, but the country’s mainland is home to a diverse and rugged landscape that is perfect for trail running. From rolling hills and forests to mountain ranges, there is a wide variety of trails to explore.

When to trail run in Greece

The best time to trail run in Greece depends on the region. The summer months can be quite hot, but the spring and fall offer more moderate temperatures and can be a great time to visit.

Popular trail running cities in Greece

Some popular cities for trail running in Greece include Athens, the capital, and the island of Crete, which has a number of challenging mountain trails.

Run Experiences in Greece

Run Adventures in Greece

Tour de Trails – Tour de Crete – Spend 8 days and 7 nights enjoying the best of Western Crete’s technical terrain, rocky underfoot, and stellar views.

Greece run travel in 2023

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Bucket List Trail Races In Greece

Greece is home to a number of bucket list trail races, such as the Athens Marathon and the Erymanthos Ultra Marathon. These races offer runners the chance to push themselves to the limit while exploring the country’s beautiful landscape and rich history. Plus, the delicious Greek cuisine and stunning beaches make for a well-rounded and unforgettable running experience.

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