Roads to close for Athens Classic Marathon on Sunday

A number of roads will be closed in central Athens on Sunday due to the running of the 32nd Classic Athens Marathon.

Participants will be running along Marathonos Avenue and then down Mesogeion Avenue toward the Panathenaic Stadium in the city center.

Runners will also compete in 5- and 10-kilometer races.

Roads will be closed at some point during the day in Marathon, Rafina, Pikermi, Pallini, Paiania, Aghia Paraskevi, Holargos, Papagou, Halandri, Filothei, Psychico and downtown Athens.

Roads in the city center are not due to open before 5.30 p.m.