For the 3rd year, the Athens University of Economics and the Attica Region co-organize the OPA Run at Pedion tou Areos. The race is scheduled to take place on Sunday, October 31, 2021, if health conditions allow.

The primary goal of this year’s event is the promotion of Pedio tou Areos in a place friendly to the family, young people, residents and professionals of the area. OPA Run is an open race for everyone, for teachers, staff, students and graduates of OPA, but also for any friend of running and the city.

The 3rd OPA Run is under the auspices of the Municipality of Athens, is held with the support of the Panhellenic Gymnastics Association and is part of the OPA social contribution strategy as an action of the Volunteer Program “AUEB Volunteers”, as its organizing team consists mainly of students University.

This year, for the first time, the event focuses on the importance of environmental protection and in particular on recycling, in order to further enhance its social impact. Also, the participants will have the opportunity to prepare with 4 training sessions in the weeks before the race, with the Experts of Cosmos Sport sponsoring the 3rd OPA Run.

Taking into account the health rules and in order to fully comply with the protocols of ensuring Public Health, the 2 km walk will not take place during this year’s 3rd OPA RUN. Travelers who have booked their ticket since 2020 will receive more information in their personal email. For the participation in the 5 km road race, we warmly ask you to carefully read the terms of participation and the health protocol of the race.

We are waiting for you all in the most massive social action of the Athens University of Economics and Business! You can book your ticket for the 5 km road race costing 3 euros, with a visit to

Sponsors of the 3rd OPA Run are the companies: Cosmos Sport SA, Melissa, HAITOGLOU BROS SA, Zagori, the Institute of Pharmaceutical Research and Technology and Mavrogenis SA.

Communication Sponsors: Chillout Magazine,, Ipop, iRun,,, Pepper 96.6 fm, Popaganda,,,,, Dromos 89.8 fm and STASY.

For more information on the conduct of the 3rd OPA Run, visit:


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