The Cyprus Aphrodite Half Marathon and 5Km Fun Run are organised by the Cyprus Health Runners Club and are supported by the Cyprus Sport Organisation. They are held in Paphos, a historic seaside town and popular holiday resort, the legendary birthplace of goddess Aphrodite. The Half Marathon starts at 9:30 . The courses are fast and undulating. They take the runners along the coast and are clearly marked at every km. The start and the finish is the YEROSKIPOU MUNICIPAL Sports Centre (start/finish point ). The Organisers provide full medical back up. There is a time limit of 3 hours for the Half Marathon. All runners must be at least 16 years old on the day of the event. There is no age or time limit for the Fun Run .
MEN/WOMEN: 16-29 years, 30-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, over 70
Wheelchair One category
One category for men, one category for women
Trophies will be awarded to the first 3 men and women to finish overall and also, to the first 3 in each category of Half Marathon. A T-shirt, medal and a certificate will be awarded to every finisher.
KEO, one of the event’s main sponsors will provide refreshments prior, during and after the events.
A Pasta Dinner will be organised at 19.00 hours on Saturday 26, at the athena beach hotel. Nutritious food will be served suitable for the eve of an important race. Tickets, available at €20.00, to be sent with the entry fee.
A Gala Dinner will be held at 20.00 hours on Sunday 27,at the athena beach hotel . During the Dinner the cash prizes will be awarded to the winners. Entertainment will be provided with live Greek music, song and dance. Tickets, available at €25.00 , to be sent with the entry fee.
Tickets for both the Pasta Party and the Gala Dinner will be given with the collection of race numbers.
All runners must collect their race number from 18:00 – 22:00 on Friday 25 and from 10:00 – 17:00 on Saturday 26, prior to the race, from the Organisers’ Desk at the athena beach hotel .
Uncollected numbers may be claimed at the Start of each race.