For the fifth consecutive year the Municipality of Nafplio in cooperation with the Regional Union of Argolis, the Harvard University’s Center for Hellenic Studies in Greece, the Argolis sports club G.E. and under the auspieces of ministry of tourism and the Alliance for Greece, organized the 5th Nafplio Castle Run.
More than two thousand runners participated in this autumn athletic celebration which took place in Nafplio despite the bad weather conditions. Is worth mentioning that there were more than 1100 participants outside of Argolis region with runners from Cyprus, USA, Great Britain, Germany and Ukrain amongst them.
A celebration which honors the recapture of the historic castle of Palamidi and the liberation of the city. The event consisted of the Castle Run, a 10km race, a 3km fun run and 1.500m.
The main event before the race was a Torch Relay which carried the marathon flame from the statue of hero Staikopoulos to the top of Palamidi Castle, were they handed it over to Nafplio Mayor who light the altar and thus marking the opening of Nafplio Castle Run Event. The Torchbearers were students of the Military School of the Hellenic Army
For more information, please visit https://nafpliocastlerun.gr/
We look forward to welcome you at 6th Nafplio Castle Run on November 29, 2020.