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Run Greece 2015 to include six towns

Patras, Greece: one of the host towns for Run Greece, 2015.
Patras, Greece: one of the host towns for Run Greece, 2015. Image by EDross88 / CC BY 2.0

Greece will celebrate sport and culture in 2015 with an event called Run Greece which will last from the end of March to October. Six Greek towns are invited to participate this year: Larissa (where the run will take place on 29 March), Iraklio (26 April), Ioannina (10 May), Kastoria (17 May), Alexandroupolis (27 September) and Patras (11 October). Both residents and visitors can take part, and each run will include one 10km Road Race, one 5km Road Race and a 1000m Childrens’ Road Race. Read more: news.gtp.gr