More than 20,000 runners are expected to participate at the 30th Athens Run on Sunday

More than 20,000 runners are expected to participate at the 30th Athens Run on Sunday (Oct. 23) exceeding previous numbers, the city hall said on Thursday.

Athens mayor Giorgos Kaminis will kick off the events which will start from the Panathenaic Stadium at 09:30 for the 10km and 5km races and at 09:40 for the 3km race. A separate race for people with disability will start at 09:50 outside the National Gallery. All races will conclude at the stadium.

The athletic event is organized by the City of Athens Youth and Sports Organisation and action group “Oli Mazi Boroume”, who have asked participants to donate food with long storage life ahead of the event.