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Press Releases May 7, 2021 Run Messinia: On October 2-11, 2021 We are running for the 200 years since the Greek Revolution

Athens, May 10, 2021 Any Greek who reads and learns in detail the history of Greece, on the occasion of the 200 years since the Revolution, will feel beyond pride and adoration for every part of our enchanting peninsula, the largest in our country, that of the Peloponnese.   At the same time, people would …

Press Releases April 6, 2021 Run Messinia: On June 5-14, 2021 We run for freedom 10 marathons in total in 10 days

Athens, April 6, 2021 The Greek rebellion against the Ottoman Empire, 200 years ago, marked the end of slavery, reclaiming the most valuable asset for Greeks, their freedom. Historical battles of the national liberation efforts took place in the Messinian land and decisive naval battles effectively sealed the end of the Revolution and led to …

Press Releases November 27, 2020 Run Messinia: Run for freedom 10 long distances in 10 days for the first time in Greece

The Messinian land constitutes a special and historic place for the Greek Revolution of 1821. It is a region where some of the most important battles were given, such as the battle of Sphacteria, in Niokastro, the battle of Maniaki, which cost the life to the Greek hero Papaflessas, but also the naval battle of Navarino which essentially sealed the end of the Revolution and marked the liberation of Greece, resulting in the establishment of the modern Greek state.