Race regulations

1.     GENERAL

The declaration of participation in the competitions presupposes full acceptance of the terms.

Athletes who will compete should understand that they are moving in mountainous and difficult terrain with all that entails. Also, they are exposed to the weather conditions that will prevail on the specific day of the match.

The regulations apply to all events.

In all the races of the Lilani day marathon, the health protocols that will be in force by the EODY and the GGA during the period of the races will be observed.


Athletes are obliged to respect the regulations described below fully and obey the instructions of the match judges. Failure to comply with the regulations or instructions always incurs the penalty of disqualification.

When the judges of the match perceive violations of the regulations, they record them and inform the violators. Any other authorized person from the organization can also record any violation that comes to his attention and submit it for examination to the Competition Committee.


Men and women who have reached the age of 18 on the day of the games are eligible to participate in the games.

Students can participate in the competitions if they have a Responsible Declaration from their guardians.

Participation, which has been financially settled, is considered valid.

Timing will be done electronically on all routes

An athlete who registers and does not attend the match is not entitled to a refund.


The cost of participation is as follows:

– Race 21,1 km: 21€
– Race 10 km: 15€
– Race 5 km: 12€
– The children’s race is free

The consideration will be paid electronically by card (debit-credit). No other payment will be accepted. Payment will be made within three (3) days of registration, otherwise the registration will not be valid. A confirmation email will be sent after payment.


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The participation package includes:

1. Athlete’s participation number.
2. Commemorative medal.
3. Commemorative technical T-shirt
4. Provision of water, gel isotonic drinks
5. Medical services during and after the end of the match.
6. Transport of the runners to the starting point from Chalkida and return after the end of the race.


The athletes competing in the 21.1 km Eretria – Chalkida “Lilantios Half Marathon” Road Race are divided into age categories, according to the following:


1. up to 39 years old
2. 40-49 years old
3. 50-59 years old
4. above 60 years old

* Overall category winners are excluded from age category awards. A category will be formed if at least 6 athletes participate. In case of no category formation, the athletes are included in the previous category.

Children’s race

All participants who finish will be given a commemorative medal

8.     VENUE

The games will be held in Chalkida.
The 21.1 km race will start in Eretria
The 10 km race will start in Vasiliko

9.     RACE DATE

Sunday 02 June 2024

10.     START TIME

They are precisely described on the organization’s website, under the GENERAL category, for each match separately.

21,1 km race:
Start: 08:00 a.m. Eretria
Finish: Chalkida

10 km race:
Start: 08:15 a.m. Vasiliko
Finish: Chalkida

5 km race:
Start: 08:30 a.m. Chalkida
Finish: Chalkida

– Children game 1.000m
Start: 08:30 a.m. Eretria
Start: 08:30 a.m. Chalkida


There are no exclusion limits.


The markings of the route are dense, and mileage indicators are also included.

The organization’s marking of the route is temporary, intended to serve the athletes, and is removed after the race.

At key points of the route and if the above material means are deemed insufficient, there will be volunteers who will guide the athletes.


The athletes must have been examined by a doctor, who will have deemed them fit to participate in the specific competition.

Participants will be emailed a health information questionnaire three days before the race to complete online. Alternatively, they can show the necessary certificates to the secretariat when receiving the timing package.


Each athlete carries the race number (bib) on him, which he must wear in a visible place on the front of his shirt. The number must remain throughout the race without being folded, thus hiding any element written on the number (sponsors, logos, etc.). Substantial alteration of the number, which may confuse the Station registrars, is punishable by disqualification. Losing the number is punishable by a ban.

17.     TRASH

It is strictly forbidden to throw any kind of objects along the route, such as plastic bottles or any other packaging material of solid or liquid food consumed by the athletes during the race. At each feeding station there is a special plastic waste bag. All athletes are required to throw waste into the bag.

Anyone “caught” littering will be permanently banned from the event.


The organizing authority undertakes the feeding of the athletes during the competition.


No liquid cups will be offered at the stations. The athletes should have ensured that they have their own glasses.


There is no mandatory equipment for athletes.

However, it is recommended that personal equipment include:


The organization’s telephone number will be available to athletes who encounter any problems during the race. The phone is for emergencies, and please don’t let athletes’ relatives call it to find out if their loved one is okay.


The Control Points of the race are at the feeding stations and at selected points where there will be an electronic carpet over which the athletes are obliged to pass. The athletes must have their numbers visible so the judges can record them. An athlete wearing a windproof jacket must show his number when arriving at the Control Station. Refusal to display the number means disqualification. Any athlete who does not pass even one Control station is considered invalid.


Objections can only be made by the athlete no later than 1 hour after termination.


The race can only be interrupted in case of extreme weather conditions (strong and long-lasting storms). If this happens during the race, the organization will inform the participants in every possible way. Then, the participants will be transferred to the start/finish area of ​​the race.

28.     SAFETY

Athletes participate at their own risk, and the organizing authority is not responsible in case of injury, as explicitly stated in the disclaimer. However, there will be a Volunteer Rescue Team covering the race. Also, specialized medical personnel and fully equipped ambulances will be at selected strategic points.

The Committee supervises the course of the race with specialized personnel in matters of safety, rescue and providing medical assistance to the athletes in need. In cases where safety personnel and judges indicate to athletes that they must change direction for safety reasons, athletes are obliged to obey. Refusal to comply means disqualification.


If the need arises (extremely dangerous weather conditions), the Organizers reserve the right to modify the route or to postpone the start for a short time to avoid endangering the physical integrity of the athletes.

In the event that due to a the match is not allowed to take place on the specific date, the transfer of the match to a new date will be announced. All payments will be valid on the new date as well. If someone does not wish to participate on the new date, they can request a refund. The money will be returned except for an amount of €2 which you withhold from the bank as administrative costs.


Timing will be done digitally with a chip in the running shoe.

The results will be presented in real time, posted immediately after the race, and a message with everyone’s personal time will be sent immediately after the finish. A live streaming service is provided during the termination. The final results will be published after being checked by the organizing committee in the following days of the race.

The final classification of the races is the classification provided by the respective timing company and is not subject to any dispute. Under no circumstances and for any reason, double medals will be awarded to athletes who finish together.


The only penalty for all misdemeanors & rule violations is disqualification/expulsion.
It is imposed on:
– Route pollution
– Path cuts


The organizers are not responsible for the death, injury or any damage to the health of the competitors, who, by submitting the application for participation, declare that they are aware of the dangers that exist in the mountain environment and certify that their state of health is good and allows them to compete, and have recently been examined by a doctor for this matter. However, no athlete will be asked to provide a medical certificate. The athletes themselves are obliged to undergo a regular medical check-up in order to check their state of health. The organizers disclaim any responsibility regarding the physical integrity of the athletes, who should behave responsibly at points on the course where the risk of falling with unpleasant or fatal results is increased. The organizers disclaim any financial responsibility in case of external assistance to any athlete.


In case of injuries, transport to Chalkida or to a hospital is carried out by the designated agencies, but always at the cost of the victim. Their organization is not a state service and of course it is not burdened with costs that are not its responsibility.


The Organization and its partners retain the copyright of the photographing and filming of the race by authorized teams that undertake this work. Any athlete whose application is accepted automatically accepts this condition, knowing that their face may appear in photographs or videos, without their permission being asked and without being able to claim any compensation from any publication of the material.

35.     PRIVACY

The Organization will not disclose to third parties the personal details of the athletes who apply for participation. Respecting the relevant legislation and considering maintaining their secrecy as an absolute moral obligation, it keeps the details of the athletes secret and in a secure digital environment. Only the athlete’s name, city of residence and age can be published, and if submitted by him: the photo, any personal website and sports biography.


The organizers reserve the right to modify the competition regulations without prior notice.