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Marathon guide 2018: OPAP Limassol Marathon GSO

Marathon guide 2018: OPAP Limassol Marathon GSO

Sponsored post: The OPAP Limassol Marathon GSO ticks all the boxes for international visitors looking for a complete race experience combined with a superb weekend away

The OPAP Limassol Marathon GSO is an international marathon like no other and one which should be on the bucket list of every runner wanting to achieve their goals in an unforgettable location.

Taking place on Sunday March 18, 2018, the AIMS-accredited OPAP Limassol Marathon GSO ticks all the boxes for international visitors looking for a complete race experience combined with a superb weekend away.

It’s almost too good to be true: a start line on the palm- fringed seafront; a flat, fast and straight course stretching 21km along the Mediterranean coastline and offering real PB potential; magnificent views of sparkling seas and ancient ruins; professional organisation and fantastic spectator support.

For those of us emerging from a British winter, this is the perfect spring marathon and an incredible event to kick-start the season.

All this is just for starters, as once you’ve crossed the finish line there are endless options for post-race relaxation. Will you chill out by your hotel pool, swim in the ocean, book a massage, indulge in delicious local food or join the fabulous after-party in the Old Port?

Whether you want to soothe aching muscles or join in the celebrations, Limassol is hard to beat for its hospitality and sheer friendliness.

The best way to soak this all up is through the excellent race packages that OPAP Limassol Marathon GSO has put in place. These bespoke packages are ideal for club runners, friends, individuals and families.

The #RunLimassolPlus package includes:

  • The best 3, 4 or 5-star accommodation rates
  • 50% discount on race entry l Technical t-shirt
  • Pasta party pass
  • Finisher’s photo
  • Race pack delivery to hotel
  • Transportation to the start line

With package prices from €114 for two nights’ B&B, plus cheap winter flights from UK airports, now’s the time to sign up to #RunLimassol! Visit www.limassolmarathon.com

» This article was first published in our 2018 marathon guide supplement, included with the November 9 edition of AW

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