HALF MARATHON 21KM
Half-Marathon: 21,097 meters for those who want to test their strength on a smaller scale. A safe race with high standards that meets the tastes of even the most demanding runners.The Half-marathon race will have exactly the same route as the Marathon but it will return to the same spot only once.
- Limited edition, high-quality technical t-shirt
- Unique, artistically designed race completion medal
- Backpack with event logo
- Electronic timing chip for personal tracking
- Provision of isotonic beverages – juices at supply stations
- Full health coverage, free of charge
- Electronic participation diploma, complete with name and performance time
The Half Marathon race of the Radisson Blu Larnaka Internation Marathon features a flat and fast route, the perfect setting for runners to reach and break their PBs!
The start line of the Half Marathon race is located at Foinikoudes in front of the Town Hall of Larnaka. From the start line the runners will head east and at the end of Foinikoudes they will turn right and continue their way reaching the Nautical Club of Larnaka, where the first turning point of the race is located.
The runners will then head west towards the city centre of Larnaka, through Makariou Avenue and across Zinonos Kitieos, passing by the picturesque city center and the historic church of St. Lazarus.
After reaching St. Lazarus church, the runners will pass through the Turkish Cypriot neighbourhood and end up at Piale Pasa, one of the most scenic coastal avenues of Larnaka. The runners will turn right, then head west to Artemidos avenue and continue their journey across the famous Salt Lake of Larnaka until they reach the mosque of Hala Sultan Teke, where the second turning point of the race is located.
The runners will then head east and return to the coastal avenue of Piale Pasa, pass by the Medieval castle of the city and finish the race at Foinikoudes, right in front of the Larnaka Town Hall.
The race route features 6 water stations which provide mineral water, electrolytes, soft drinks, fruits and medics.
At the finish line the runners will also receive mineral water, electrolytes, fruits and their finisher medal.
Runners are encouraged to be at the Starting Line 1 hour before the start time.