Marathon, half marathon, 10km and 5km races, Wine Run in the vicinity of Paphos along the Mediterranean coast of Cyprus

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In brief

The marker on the map indicates the city in which the race takes place and does not display the exact start or finish location.

Date:
21 March 2021 (Sunday)
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Number of participants: 3.500,
marathon 2019 — 425
half marathon 2019 — 780
Race Record: 2:33:03 (marathon) Salameh Al Aqra, Jordan, 2005
Entry fee:
from 60 € marathon,
from 45 € half marathon

The Cyprus Marathon is an annual long-distance running event held in Paphos, Cyprus. The official name of the event is Logicom Cyprus Marathon. About 3.500 athletes take part in marathon race and other competitions (425 runners completed marathon and 780 finished half marathon in 2019).

You may run marathon or half marathon in other places of Cyprus: in Limassol (March) and in Larnaka (November).

In 2020 the 22nd Cyprus Marathon was cancelled due to the COVID-19 virus.

More about Paphos and its attractions you may find here.

Cyprus Marathon (Logicom Cyprus Marathon) 2019

Events and Activities

Marathon race, 26.2mi/42.195km (Logicom Cyprus Marathon)

The marathon race of 26.2mi/42.195km starts at 7:30 21 March 2021 (Sunday) from Aphrodite’s Birthplace — rock Petra Tou Romiou (Πέτρα του Ρωμιού).

Age limit: from 18 years old on the race date.

Half Marathon race, 13.1mi/21.097km

The Half Marathon race of 13.1mi/21.097km starts at 8:30 21 March 2021 (Sunday) from the Paphos Castle (Κάστρο της Πάφου).

Age limit: from 16 years old on the race date.

The 10km race starts at 8:45 21 March 2021 (Sunday) from the Paphos Castle (Κάστρο της Πάφου).

Age limit: from 14 years old on the race date.

Entry fee: from 30 €. Discount is available for group registration from 20 runners.

Course of the 10km Race, Cyprus Marathon (Logicom Cyprus Marathon) 2021

Course of the 10km Race, Cyprus Marathon (Logicom Cyprus Marathon) 2021

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Course

The charming course of the Cyprus Marathon (Logicom Cyprus Marathon) 2021 tracks along the Mediterranean coast through traditional Cypriot villages to the bay of Paphos.

The routes of the Cyprus Marathon (Logicom Cyprus Marathon) 2021 are traffic-free for the time of races.

Course of the Cyprus Marathon (Logicom Cyprus Marathon) 2021

Course of the Cyprus Marathon (Logicom Cyprus Marathon) 2021

Course altitude profile of the Cyprus Marathon (Logicom Cyprus Marathon) 2021

Course altitude profile of the Cyprus Marathon (Logicom Cyprus Marathon) 2021

The roundtrip course of the Cyprus Half Marathon 2021 partly coincides with the marathon distance.

Course of the Cyprus Half Marathon 2021

Course of the Cyprus Half Marathon 2021

Course altitude profile of the Cyprus Half Marathon 2021

Course altitude profile of the Cyprus Half Marathon 2021

Start for the Cyprus Marathon (Logicom Cyprus Marathon) 2021 is near the rock Petra Tou Romiou (Πέτρα του Ρωμιού), the goddess Aphrodite’s Birthplace.

Finish for all races of the Cyprus Marathon (Logicom Cyprus Marathon) 2021, as well as start for the Half Marathon, 10km and 5km races is on the square near the Paphos Castle (Κάστρο της Πάφου), a medieval fort on the edge of Paphos harbour.

You may find the official course map of the Cyprus Marathon (Logicom Cyprus Marathon) 2021 here; Half Marathon course map is here.

The time limit for completing the marathon is 6 hours, for the half marathon distance — 3 hours. Additional limits are applied for certain points of the course.

The pace makers of the Cyprus Marathon and Half marathon 2021 provide the necessary pace in order to finish within a certain time. Target times for marathon are 3:30, 4:00, 4:30 hours, for half marathon — 1:30, 1:45 and 2:00 hours.

Free buses take marathoners to the start near Petra Tou Romiou (Πέτρα του Ρωμιού) from Kato Paphos Main Bus Station (Apostolou Pavlou Avenue), 300 m away from the Paphos Castle (Κάστρο της Πάφου). Busses depart between 6:00 and 6:30 21 March 2021 (Sunday).

Water and nutrition stations are located every 3km of the route and at the finish. The stations provide runners with water AGROS, isotonic HIGH5, energy gel HIGH5 IsoGel, fruit, refreshing sponges, and also beer and juice at the finish line.

Before the start till 8:10 21 March 2021 (Sunday) you may leave your personal belongings in the baggage deposit area near the start and finish zone. The stuff must be packed in the deposit bag (it is included in your Race Pack along with your bib number and a sticker); the bag is to be marked with the sticker that has your race number on it. The marathon runners can take their bags to the start at Aphrodite’s Rock (Πέτρα του Ρωμιού) and pick them up after finish near the Paphos Castle (Κάστρο της Πάφου).

The route of the Cyprus Marathon (Logicom Cyprus Marathon) 2021 is certified by the Association of International Marathons and Distance Races (AIMS).

Registration

You may sign up for races of the Cyprus Marathon (Logicom Cyprus Marathon) 2021 online.

The Cyprus Marathon (Logicom Cyprus Marathon) 2021 entry fee:
from 60 € marathon;
from 45 € half marathon.

The entry fee may increase as the race date approach.

You may participate in the team competition. More info is here.

Discount is available for group registration from 20 runners till 31 January 2021.

You may transfer your registration to the next year or switch to another distance (with surcharge if applicable) at no transfer charge till 31 January 2021. After 1 February 2021 you may change your distance for a fee of 15 €. More info is here.

Your Marathon or Half marathon Race Entry includes:

  • Bib number with time measuring chip
  • Safety pins to attach your bib number
  • Goody bag
  • Race T-shirt
  • Paphos public transport pass for Saturday and Sunday
  • Bag deposit; bag transfer from start to finish for marathoners
  • Food and beverages stations, toilets along the course and after the race
  • Pace maker service
  • Music points along the course
  • Live athlete tracking through the mobile app
  • Finisher medal
  • On-line race results
  • Digital race diploma with indicated finish time
  • Medical aid if necessary

You may pick up the Race Pack with your bib number at the EXPO of the Cyprus Marathon (Logicom Cyprus Marathon) 2021 in Aphrodite Hall (Aliathon Resort, Poseidonos Avenue, Geroskipou, Paphos).
Pick-up desks schedule:
19 and 20 March 2021 (Friday — Saturday) from 9:00 till 18:00.

In special occasion if organizers allow, you may get your Race Pack on race day 21 March 2021 (Sunday).

To get your Race Pack you should show your ID with photo (passport), printed confirmation letter (sent via email).

You may authorize another person to collect your Race Pack. The collecting person needs to present your confirmation letter, a copy of your ID.

No health certificate is required to enter any race of the Cyprus Marathon (Logicom Cyprus Marathon) 2021.

Race Results 2019*

Men (marathon)
1. Adam Holland (GBR) 02:35:03
2. Ian Livesey (GBR) 02:42:29
3. Szocs Elod (ROM) 02:53:27

Women (marathon)
1. Abi Gooch (GBR) 03:23:06
2. Judith Havers (GER) 03:24:52
3. Kirsty Barkle (GBR) 03:27:27

* Source: logicomcyprusmarathon.com

Find your result and the results of your friends and companions here.

Contact Information and Links

Organizer’s address:
GK Running In Cyprus Ltd
P.O. Box 12063
Postcode: 2340, Lakatamia
Nicosia, Cyprus
tel. +357 99788929

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* The race information is from publicly available sources and the official website of the event. Always check the official website for the most up-to-date information. If you see any mistake, please write to admin@letsportpeople.com.

Weather during Previous Races

Date: 15 March 2020 (Race cancelled)
Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
Temperature: 13°C – 20°C (55°F – 67°F)
Wind: 16 km/h (10 mph)
Date: 17 March 2019
Clear throughout the day.
Temperature: 55°C – 67°C (xx°F – xx°F)
Wind: 19 km/h (12 mph)
Date: 4 March 2018
Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
Temperature: 9°C – 22°C (49°F – 62°F)
Wind: 13 km/h (8 mph)

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How to get to Paphos

There is an airport near Paphos, but more flights of different price categories arrive at Larnaca airport.

Distance between Larnaca and Paphos is 133 km, approximately 1:30 h by car. It takes 2:30 h to get from Larnaca to Paphos by bus. You may see bus schedule here.

From your nearest airport (based on your IP):

Prices are for round trip flights 19 March 2021 — 22 March 2021. Price information is automatically renewed. You may check flight prices for other dates here or use the search form in the right upper column (desktop).

You may use public transport, taxi, or preordered transfer to get to Paphos from the Larnaca airport (LCA) and back.

If over the past 6 years your flight within European Union, Turkey or to these countries was delayed for more than 3 hours or cancelled, if you missed a connection flight because of delay, if you were denied boarding because of overbooking you are eligible for compensation of 125—600 € according to European Commission Regulation 261/2004 and Turkish Regulation On Air Passenger Rights. You may check your case for free here, it takes 2 minutes. No fee is charged until the compensation is paid.

Insurance

Race participants are fully responsible for their life, health and any consequence that may result from running a distance. Keep in mind that ordinary health insurance does not cover participation in sport events. Special sport insurance is preferable.

Accommodation in Paphos

Find a hotel via online service that compares the most popular booking websites to get the best deal for your dates.

Have a look at what locals offer for a short-term rent. Such option may be cheaper, more comfortable and with better location than a hotel. You may book a room, an apartment or a house via airbnb.

Hotels in Paphos:

Tours and Excursions

Other Races in March 2021

M — Marathon, 42.195 km
H — Half Marathon, 21.097 km

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