It is a tribute to the protection of the environment, conveying the message through the young athletes that “the race for the environment is Marathon”.
The 1.000m Race of elementary school students starts at Thessaloniki’s coastal road at Aristotelous Square, Nikis Avenue, and finishes at Megalou Alexandrou Avenue (Alexander the Great Statue), as all the other races do.
Many important environmental events take place in the city of Thessaloniki in terms of the school students race.
The 1.000m Elementary School Students Race concerns students from 9 – 12 years old. (born in 2007-2010). The participation for the young runners is free of charge.