ATTENTION All kit bags need to have the runners bib number on them. All bags should be well closed. Please make sure that the kit bags do not contain any travel documents, jewelry, money or medicines. The Athens Marathon Organising Committee bears no responsibility in case of loss or damage of any valuable items in the bags.
ATTENTION No other bags, backpacks, etc than the kit bags provided to the runners by the Organising Committee will be accepted.
Runners must give the kit plastic bag with their personal belongings and clothes to the volunteers at the DHL vehicles located 100 150m from the start venue (traffic lights), no later than 30 minutes before the start of the race (8 30am the latest). Volunteers will be there to assist the runners, while there will be signage indicating the area that corresponds to their own bib number.
ATTENTION Allighting from the busses to take them to the start area, all runners will have to leave the plastic kit bag with their personal clothing at the trucks bearing their specific bib number and put on the specific warming cover they will be distributed to them. Those to keep their clothes with them, will leave them aside to be picked up for the clothing collection program for charity purposes, launched this year.
After the race, runners may collect their personal belongings from a specified area on Vas. Olgas Avenue, 200 metres on the right after the exit from the Propylaea of Panathinaikon Stadium, assisted by volunteers (see Panathinaikon Stadium layout). Runners must present their bib number in order to collect their kit bags. .....