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Mount Olympus - Mountain Marathon Mountain Marathon
This is the most unique Marathon of the world and takes place every year, in the beginning of September since 1986. It starts from shelter "Bountolas" at an altitude of 940 metres and is 8 kilometres away from Litochoro. From there you start going up the mountain, with many check points with water. The terrain changes a lot, with uphill and downhill parts, since it is a mountain and after a distance of 41 kilometres you cross the finish line at Litochoro, after almost 5 hours. The participants are mostly Greeks, though there are also people from other countries of the world.
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