The Athens Marathon... something more than a race, somewhere between legend and history - a course that treads in the footsteps of antiquity, a path on the same course followed by the pioneers of the race. That`s why it`s authentic!
This book takes readers on a voyage to the marathon that hundreds of thousands of people from all over the world dream of running, on the course where all the top runners would like to compete at least once, in order to fill their hearts with rare emotions.
Readers will feel like they are part of a narrative which, however, is not the fruit of anyone`s imagination, but comes from real events. They will receive answers to the perplexities and disputes, ambiguities and mistakes that have not been clarified by the Greek and international literature on the subject for years. The book distinguishes myth from truth so that every marathon runner and fan in the world will know about the marathon and the cradle of the race. It is the most complete, modern and innovative record of the history of the Athens Marathon from 1896 until today. It is the enchanting chronicle of the authentic marathon, its history and glory.
It will certainly arouse enthusiasm, excite the imagination, and provide an incentive to run in or watch the Athens Marathon, the course with features that are unequalled anywhere on Earth.