Radisson Blu Larnaka International Marathon is pleased to announce the renewal for the 3rd consecutive year of sponsorship with the G.A.P. Vassilopoulos.
The G.A.P. Vassilopoulos was founded in 1964 with a vision to serve the commercial community by providing interconnected services under the same roof as “One-Stop-Shop”. Through continuous growth, the Group today ranks among the top 25 organizations in Cyprus and provides services in the areas of Logistics, Finance and the Hospitality and Consumer sector. The G.A.P. Vassilopoulos employs over 1,000 people and operates through 3,000 offices / partners / outlets across Cyprus, the United Kingdom, Germany, Ireland, Belgium, the Netherlands, Luxembourg and Israel.
G.A.P Vassilopoulos Group represents Worldline | SIX Payment Services, one of Europe’s largest payment companies with more than 11,000 employees, serving customers in 33 different countries. The Worldline SIX Payment Services will present its services as part of the Radisson Blu International Marathon.
The Worldline SIX Payment Services is one of the largest card processors in Europe and is a market leader in Switzerland, Austria and Luxembourg. It offers integrated services worldwide in the areas of trading, securities clearing and settlement, as well as financial data and payment transactions. The Worldline SIX Payment Services is a reliable, trusted and secure choice for all types of payments using the latest technology to guarantee the flow of information and money between banks, merchants, investors and service providers. As one of the leading card recipients in Europe, it guarantees secure acceptance and processing of cards and offers fast and secure settlement of your funds.
The G.A.P. Vassilopoulos always places a special emphasis on social giving and that is why he is backing the Radisson Blu International Larnaka Marathon.
Concerning the collaboration, Marathon Executive Director Mr. Costas Daltas said: “The trust shown to us from the very first moment by the G.A.P Vassilopoulos Group honors us. We hope that this successful cooperation will continue for many years to come with mutual benefits. ”
On the part of the G.A.P Group Vassilopoulos Andreas Vassilopoulos stressed: “The G.A.P Group. Vassilopoulos powered by: Worldline | SIX Payment Services is a proud sponsor of the Radisson Blu Larnaka International Marathon, one of the biggest sporting events in Cyprus for the third consecutive year. ”
Radisson Blu Larnaka International Marathon
The Radisson Blu Larnaka International Marathon will take place on Sunday, November 17, 2019, with the starting point at the beach of Finikoudes. The routes vary and cover every age, as well as all durations and distances. The first and main route is the Marathon Road (42.195 km). Following are the Half Marathon (21.095km), 10km, 5km corporate, 5km individual and 1km McDonald’sTM Kids Race 1km and the Fun Race 1km for adults.
The Radisson Blu Larnaka International Marathon has been certified by AIMS, the International Association of Road and Long Distance Marathons, since its first year. It is the first green event ever held in Cyprus and this makes it the 1st Green Marathon in Cyprus.
In 2018, he was awarded the Gold Award at the Greek Sports Marketing Awards 2018 in the Individual Sports category and the Bronze in the Running and live well category, while in 2019 he received the Gold Award at the Cyprus Tourism Awards 2019, in the category Integrated Advertising Campaign and Bronze in the category Sports & Adventure.
At the Greek Sports Marketing Awards 2019, the Radisson Blu International Larnaka Marathon has won a total of eight awards, two golds in the Individual Sports and Kids / Youth / Grassroots categories, five silver in the categories of Sport Tourism, Sports & Amateur / Running / Amateur / Running Facilities Living Well, Mobile Fan Experience and a bronze in the CSR Class.
Finally, at the first Carob Awards 2019 advertising awards, the Radisson Blu International Larnaka Marathon website has won a Bronze in Website Design category.