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Biking Back in Time: The first 600km Brevet Cycling Marathon in Northern Greece

The first 600km Brevet Cycling Marathon is coming not only to Pieria region but also to Northern Greece and it’s going to be the ultimate test of endurance and sporting spirit.

The 600km Brevet Cycling Marathon is organized by “ARMENIKI” (THE UNION OF ARMENIAN ATHLETES OF THESSALONIKI). They have got the green light from The Cycling Tourism Club of Greece Audax Randonneurs Greece (brevet management body) and it will be following the terms and rules of the French body Brevet Randonneurs Mondiaux and Audax Club Parisien.

That’s pretty cool stuff for all the cycling enthusiasts out there. So, Mark your calendars for Saturday, April 20th, 2024 , and get ready to start at 8:00 am sharp at the Armenian Monument ” HATSCAR ” on Tsimiski 139, Thessaloniki.

The Route: A Magical Traverse Through Six Prefectures

From the bustling center of Thessaloniki to the breathtaking landscapes of Pieria region, Larissa, Imathia, Pella, and Kilkis, The 600km Brevet Cycling Marathon promises to leave you feeling inspired and invigorated.

Ideally, The stunning views of Northern Greece will take your breath away, and the thrill of running through such picturesque scenery will be an experience you’ll never forget.

Here’s a glimpse of the magical prefectures you’ll traverse!

Thessaloniki:  Explore all of central and western Thessaloniki.

Pieria:  Witness the beauty of Aiginio, Makrygialos, Katerini, and Agios Dimitrios.

Larissa:  Cycle through Elassona, Larissa, Agiokampo, and Stomio.

Imathia:  Discover the historic town of Vergina, Veria, and Naoussa.

Pella:  Traverse the landscapes of Skydra and Giannitsa.

Kilkis:  Conquer the roads of Goumenissa, Polykastro, Kilkis, and Mandres.

Touring cycling Pieria, Greece
Touring cycling in Pieria

So, Don’t Miss out on this unforgettable opportunity to conquer one of the most stunning marathon routes in the world!

More Than Just a Race: A Celebration of History and Unity

The first 600km Brevet Cycling Marathon isn’t just about competition! it’s a powerful symbol of unity and remembrance. The motto, “100+9 Orthopedals of memory – I DON’T FORGET,” pays homage to the Armenian Genocide and the enduring spirit of its victims.

The Grand Finale: A Parisian Celebration in Thessaloniki

The finish line awaits you in Thessaloniki on the afternoon of Sunday, April 21st . But the celebrations don’t end there! Your grand arrival will coincide with the momentous procession of the Arrival of the Sacred Olympic Flame in Nea Paralia.

Then, Witness the Paris 2024 Olympic Torch Handover Ceremony right next to the finish point, adding a touch of Parisian flair to this historic event.

Join The 600km Brevet Cycling Marathon: Support and Sponsorship Opportunities

This grand event wouldn’t be possible without the unwavering support of the Armenian-Union of Armenian Athletes of Thessaloniki and local businesses along the route.

Team is proud to support you at the control point in Agios Dimitrios, Pieria region! 🏅

600km Brevet Cycling Marathon, Pieria, Greece

Ready to Test Your Limits with The 600km Brevet Cycling Marathon in Pieria region?

For more information and registration details, head over to the event’s Facebook page:

Ultimately, The 600km Brevet Cycling Marathon is an opportunity to push your boundaries, explore the captivating landscapes of northern Greece, and be part of a historic sporting event.

It must be thrilling to be a part of The 600km Brevet Cycling Marathon and see history in the making. I hope the 57 participants have trained well and are ready to give it their all. Good luck to all of them!

600km Brevet Cycling Marathon


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