OLYMPIC DAY RUN GREECE
The worldwide run event that honors Greece
as the birthplace of the Olympic Games
and makes her the supreme Olympic center!
The Olympic Day Run GREECE is the only Olympic Road Race in the country and is organized by the Hellenic Olympic Committee, the International Olympic Academy, the Hellenic Olympians Association, the Thessaloniki Olympic Museum, the Hellenic Athletics Federation of Thessaloniki, the ''OLYMPiA'' and the local Municipalities, according to the International Olympic Committee's initiative to celebrate the revival of the Olympic Games and their return to their birthplace.
Since 2018 and every year then, Olympians and Paralympians, as well as representatives of the international and Greek Olympic institutions, join the ultimate running event with top runners and active citizens of the world, to highlight Greece even higher on the world Olympic and sports map.
The motto of the day "Move, Learn, Discover" describes the high level of aesthetics and safety sports, educational and cultural activities which give the pulse for the top Olympic celebration.
The concurrent educational and cultural activity of the Museum throughout the whole year communicates the message of the Olympic Day to its hundreds of thousands of visitors, contributing to the Olympic branding of the local areas, but also of the entire country with benefits to tourism and the local economy.
The Olympic Day Run GREECE has been warmly embraced by the Greek and international running and tourist public, positioning Greece as a leading sports and tourist destination.