10,000 runners at the 9th international Limassol Marathon

10,000 runners at the 9th international Limassol Marathon

With a record number of 10,000 participants, the biggest sporting event of the year in Cyprus – the 9th international Limassol Marathon – will take place this Sunday.

According to a press release about 1,500 runners come from abroad. All Limassol runners come from four continents. The oldest one is Cypriot Andreas Pampakas, 78 years. Children of 5-6 years will also participate.

The Marathon, which is accredited by IAAF and AIMS, is organized by the Limassol Municipality, the Chamber of Commerce of Limassol, GSO and Limassol Tourist Development Company.

CNA DN/MAN/AAR/2015
ENDS, CYPRUS NEWS AGENCY