Cyprus Mail

More than 600 expected to take part in Larnaca run

More than 600 runners are expected to take part in the annual international Larnaca run which will take place for the 20th consecutive year with the motto ‘Around Larnaca’, making it the biggest race of its kind in Cyprus.

Young and old, men and women, Cypriots and foreigners, athletes and ordinary people will gather at Europa Square on Sunday November 6 for a breakfast dedicated to sport with dancing and music.

After breakfast, five races take place along the Phinikoudes sea front which will be closed to traffic for the event.

Four of them are free of charge, a 1km run for children from 9 to 12 years, a 500m run sprint for children from 6 to 8 years, a 500m run for children with disabilities and a 100m run for disabled children.

All participants of the longest run which covers a distance of 6km are asked to pay €5 upon registration which is only possible via the internet until October 30. No registration is possible on race day.

After registering, participants need to collect their race number from Europa Square on November 5 between 8.30am and 11.30am. The 6km runners will get a free T-Shirt on Sunday from 8.30am to 9.30am before the start of the races. The event is expected to finish around 12.45pm.

Part of the annual run is a photo contest with an Alcatel mobile phone as a prize.

The event is under the aegis of Defence Minister Christoforos Fokaides and the President of the Cyprus Sports Organisation Cleanthis Georgiadis.

For more info call 99-463995, 99-411411 or 99-654015.

Registration via the website


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