Start / Finish Line
All the races will start and finish in the specially marked area on 25th of March Street, in front of the Castle’s entrance.
Castle Run is a race of special requirements at a total distance of 5km. The first part (850 m. with a steep climb) consists of climbing on the historic castle through the 999 stairs path. The second part (4.15 downhill) includes the route through the asphalt-paved path to the finish line.
Runners start this unique race with the climb to the castle from 25th of March street. After climbing the 999 stairs and crossing the Castle, they return to the city from the provincial road of Palamidi fortress. Then, when into city, they turn right into Cyprus Street and then left on the Sidiras Merarxias Street. Finally, they turn left to Polizoidis street and continuing straight to get to the finish line.
The course of the 10km Road Race starts on 25th of March Street, thereafter runners continue to the left towards Asklipiou Avenue until the junction of Agia Eleousa where they make a u-turn. Right after the u-turn, participants are running towards the city through Asklipiou Avenue, they turn right at Sidiras Merarxias street and then right at Vasileos Paylou street. Following, participants are running through the provincial road of Nafplio – Nea Kios where they make a u-turn when they meet the Region Unit of Nafplio Building. From the same street they are heading back towards the port following the coastal line. Finally, they turn left on Polizoidi street and reach the Finish line on 25th of March Street.