"Navarino Challenge"

"Navarino Challenge" is multiple award-winning sports event (running, swimming, SUP) which aims to increase awareness regarding childhood obesity and the benefits of healthy living.  Supported by the worldwide famous long-distance runner, Dean Karnazes and various popular Greek athletes. It is taking place Navarino area in Messenia, Peloponnese one of the most beautiful and unspoiled landscapes in Greece and it is supported and facilitated by the well-known Costa Navarino resort. 

Welcome to the "Navarino Challenge", offering the opportunity to runners to enjoy a magnificent route in a charismatic place that is bounded on the east by Mount Taygetus, on the north by the river Neda and the Arcadian Mountains, satisfying all tastes and wishes.

Half Marathon, 10km, 5km and Swimming and SUP

Messenia, in the southwestern part of the Peloponnese

The "Navarino Challenge", takes place from Friday, 12th of October 2018 till Sunday 14th of October 2018

Because it is the best way to combine running, swimming or SUP in an amazing route and exploring one of the most interesting, exciting and historic location. Touring around Messenia is like traveling back to the most important phases of Greek history: Homeric cities, Mycenaean tombs, classical temples, ancient theatres, Byzantine churches, Medieval castles, are only few of the landmarks in this magical trip. Messinia offers a wide range of landscape, as visitors can cross its watery ways, enjoy the sea breeze and rest under the shadow of its mythical mountains.  The Costa Navarino resort on its own is a worldwide famous travel destination.


Moreover, we can offer you training plans, actual training in the streets and routes of Messinia and of course we will run with you!

For more information and detail please call: +30 6978 524 433
Or email: info@runningreece.com

We are looking forward to hearing from you!
Happy runs!

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