Sunday ,November 26,2006
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 under the rules of AIMS in Paphos, a historic seaside town and popular holiday resort, the legendary birthplace of goddess Aphrodite. The Half Marathon starts at 10.00 and the Fun Run at 10.05. 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
Cash prizes for overall winners of the Half Marathon as follows
Men: 1st: £CY 750, 2nd: £CY 350, 3rd: £CY 250, 4th: £CY 200, 5th: £CY 100, 6th: £CY 50
Women: 1st: £CY 550, 2nd: £CY 300, 3rd: £CY 200
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 Party will be organised at 19.00 hours on Saturday 25th, at the Riu Cypria Maris Hotel. Nutritious food will be served suitable for the eve of an important race. Tickets, available at £CY9.00, to be sent with the entry fee.
A Gala Dinner will be held at 20.00 hours on Sunday 26th,at the Riu Cypria Maris 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 £CY14.00, 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.
APPLICATION FORMS: (click here for online registration)
Must be received by 15 November 2006.Late entries may also be accommodated at surcharge of £CY3.
Overseas Runners: Half Marathon £CY20.00 Fun Run £CY10.00
Cyprus Residents: Half Marathon £CY8.00 Fun Run £CY5.00
All runners must collect their race number from 18:00 – 22:00 on Friday 24th and from 10:00 – 17:00 on Saturday 25th, prior to the race, from the Organisers’ Desk at the Riu Cypria Maris Hotel. Uncollected numbers may be claimed at the Start of each race.
PHOTO: Have your photo taken as you cross the finishing line for only £CY2.00
The organisers will be glad to send you the full-colour race programme, which incorporates an entry form.
Cyprus Airway,the Official Air Carrier of Aphrodite Halfmarathon, is offering very special prices to overseas runners. For more information please click here
For further info:
Cyprus Health Runners Club
P. O. Box 28167
2091 Strovolos, Nicosia, Cyprus
Tel/Fax: 00 357-22420559
Special packages are available for UK runners from Sportsresort, who are exclusive agents in UK for all Aphrodite events. Other races and walks are offered to make your Aphrodite Week a memorable one.
Phone:01226 741741 e-mail:email@example.com Website: www.sportsresort.net
KEO, the beer of Cyprus
Riu Cypria Maris Hotel
Cyprus tourist Organisation
All confirmations will be made by e-mail.