Group of refugees from Syria to race the Athens Classic Marathon

The non-governmental organisation SolidarityNow has entered a group of refugees in the 5.0-km race of the Athens Classic Marathon, taking place on November 13.

The runners are 15 Syrians that have sought asylum in Greece and are awaiting relocation to another EU country.
Their participation in the race aims to send a message of solidarity, unity and peaceful co-existence.