Marathon To Athens Virtual Challenge

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Marathon to Athens Virtual Challenge is a 26.2 Mile route taken by the legendary foot messenger Pheidippides, who in 490 BC ran from Marathon to Athens to bring news of the victory over the Persians at the Battle of Marathon. This event takes you along the Authentic Route that Pheidippides took.

A unique experience where each participant will log their mileage-based activity and advance along the innovative interactive map.

This extraordinary journey allows participants to keep motivated and active, set and achieve physical goals and stimulate mental and physical being whilst in their own local surroundings.

Start achieving your fitness goals today with the Marathon to Athens Virtual Challenge and earn an epic t-shirt and medal upon completion.

Stay Motivated and achieve something spectacular.

Earn the Epic Marathon to Athens Medal AND T-shirt.

You’ve earned it! So let this one sit pride of place in your medal collection or wear it proudly!

Upon completion, your Athens to Marathon medal and t-shirt will be mailed to you along with a final postcard.

Unlock Digital Postcards

Unlock a range of carefully researched, motivating postcards and interesting landmarks to keep you entertained and motivated during your journey. Each postcard reveals interesting information about points along the route. Download them to keep or share on your social media.

Track yourself and others!

After completing your mileage based activity you can upload it to your interactive map and instantly move along the route, Zoom in to streetview to see your surroundings virtually as if you were really there and check where others are around you from the leaderboard.

Check the mileage log for all your activity and see how far you’ve come!

This is sure to keep you motivated to achieve those fitness goals!

Help us make a difference!

Did you know 1 in 8 people regularly go hungry in the UK alone! Shockingly millions of people are just scraping by without enough food for them or their families. Millions are homeless and unable to gain access to even 1 meal a day. By taking on an End to End challenge you will be helping us to fight Hunger through our #MOVETOENDHUNGER campaign. When you reach 50% of your journey with us, you will in effect be giving a meal to someone in need through our charity partners. Help us in making a difference to people’s lives all around the world by helping to Fight Hunger for people who are unable to fight for themselves. Together we can all make a difference! #MOVETOENDHUNGER

Spot Prizes!

Everyone loves a spot prize! Every month we give away spot prizes from sponsors and partners along with free event entries and merchandise. You do not have to be the fastest to get a spot prize, winners are chosen at random from participants within the challenges, past, and present. 

End to End Community

Join others within our challenges in our ultimately incredible facebook community, It’s like no other support network you have ever seen.

Join thousands from all over the world who will encourage you, support you, motivate you, and share their own stories, tips, and advice giving you a great sense of community spirit to help you achieve your goals.

AND… So Much More ↓

  • Epic Finishers T-shirt

  • Amazing Finishers Medal

  • Digital Postcards

  • Personal Digital Finish Certificate

  • Exclusive discounts from sponsors

  • Finishers Postcard

  • Access Anywhere

  • Team or individual challenges

  • Be part of a community

  • Training tips and advice

  • Spot Prizes

  • Regular Motivation from the team

  • Great Customer Support

  • Different Exercise challenges to suit

  • Discounts and rewards

SIGN UP TO

The Athens To Marathon Virtual Challenge

and get ALL OF THIS TODAY!

For Only

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Frequently Asked Questions

You should’ve received a welcome email a few minutes after your sign-up with the links and information you need to start your journey. Sometimes this lands in the spam folder, we kindly ask you to check there.

You can also always find your map on our website by navigating to the menu at the top of the page, clicking More, and then finding your map link.

Of course, Enjoy taking part in our challenges from anywhere in the world.

It all depends on which challenge you are doing. The advert at the top of the challenge will tell you if it will be a RUN/ WALK or CYCLING or ALL EXERCISES.

It depends on your own personal fitness level and goals and the time limit on the challenge. Some choose to compete, others just want to finish, either way it’s up to you, but you must finish before the end date of the challenge.

Unfortunately this event is not suitable for teams.

Finish in your own time.

We have a variety of different T-shirt sizes including children’s sizes see below:

Please note sizes are 1 sided.