The first “Alexander the Great” International Marathon took place on April 16, 2006 and was the result of the vision of sports, social and cultural organizations from all over Greece. This sporting event bearing as a symbol one of the most recognizable faces of humanity, Alexander the Great, is a journey in history, a journey “full of Greece”, from ancient Greek culture to the present day.
This excellent event representing Macedonia and our country all over the world, is organized by M.E.A.S. TRITON of Thessaloniki and has been held for the last 14 years under the auspices of S.E.G.A.S., the Hellenic Olympic Committee, the Greek National Commission for UNESCO, and with the cooperation of numerous organizations and institutional supporters. The International Marathon is a member of the International Marathon Association (AIMS) and is always included in the official annual international calendar.
We ran all together
Bwin was the name sponsor of the event and participated with a number of running teams that ran bearing its colors. The girls of bwin were also there to hand out souvenirs to the participants, as well as the Batala team with their drums, which entertained both the participants and the crowd watching the race.