Grand Sponsor


ETANAP SA was formed by the late Archbishop of Selino and Kissamos Irenaeus Galanakis back in 1978 and began operations in 1980. ETANAP SA, a multi-shareholder company, bottles and trades the water SAMARIA drawn from springs near the village of Stylos in the Chania region, Crete, Greece.

By completing the first phase of its investment, ETANAP has become one of the most modern bottling plants in Greece. In recent years, the Company has made significant investments in technological equipment and in renovating its premises. This has resulted in upgrading its services and increasing its production and its sales points around Greece. Since 2005, a branch office has been operating in Athens advancing customer care. In 2010, a €6.3m investment was completed resulting in two ultramodern production lines.

Besides bottling water production, ETANAP is involved in electric energy production and has installed two photovoltaic parks.

Silver Sponsors


Because the enjoyment of an AMSTEL is not subject to restrictions, the AMSTEL Free beer is here! The first Greek beer with 0.0% alcohol and only 25 calories / 100ml, is made by our experienced brewers so that it lacks nothing but alcohol – and a few calories. Natural barley and wheat malts are perfectly combined in a refreshing beer so you can enjoy the AMSTEL taste as you wish. Now with lemon for extra coolness!


For over 35 years and with 41 stores all over Crete, super markets Chalkiadakis have been the leading option for the locals. Crete’s largest supermarket chain, led by a cretan family, this is where Cretans do their shopping. You’ll find your nearest store packed with amazing prices on international brands, a great variety of local delicacies, fresh groceries, greek wines, household essentials, toys and the most value-priced selection of traditional products. You will also find a variety of organic and gluten free products.


Company’s tasks include the operation, maintenance and development of the power distribution network in Greece, as well as the assurance of a transparent and impartial access of consumers and of all network users in general. We aim at providing reliable power supply to our Customers, quality of electricity voltage and constant improvement of quality in services.

Our mission and vision is the response to our Customers’ expectations and the contribution to the development and welfare of our fellow citizens with respect to people and to the environment.


Public Power Corporation S.A. (PPC) is the biggest power producer and electricity supply company in Greece with approximately 7.4 million customers. PPC currently holds assets in lignite mines, power generation, transmission and distribution. PPC’s current power portfolio consists of conventional thermal and hydroelectric power plants, as well as RES units, accounting for approximately 68% of the total installed capacity in the country.

After the spin-off of the Transmission and Distribution segments, two 100% subsidiaries of PPC were created, namely IPTO S.A. (Independent Power Transmission Operator S.A.) and HEDNO S.A. (Hellenic Electricity Distribution Network Operator S.A.). IPTO S.A. is responsible for the management, operation, maintenance and development of the Hellenic Electricity Transmission System and its interconnections, while HEDNO S.A. is responsible for the management, operation, development and maintenance of the Hellenic Electricity Distribution Network.

Official Hotel Crete Marathon


Located in the city center, Kydon, The Heart City Hotel welcomes the visitor all year round, in a most special way, characteristic of the genuine Cretan hospitality. Its 114 rooms and Suites, many of them with a panoramic view of the Old Town and Municipal Market, are suitable for pleasant sojourns, as they are equipped with all the modern comforts.

Official Sponsors of Green Marathon


Protergia is the Power & Gas Unit of the largest private energy company in Greece,MYTILINEOS, and the largest independent electricity producer in Greece and the largest provider of electrical power and natural gas.
Protergia is operating the MYTILINEOS Power Generation and Renewable Energy Power Plants while it is active in the trading and supply of electrical power and natural gas by providing up-to-date, reliable services and combined power and gas packages to over 200,000 businesses, professionals and households all over the country.

Official Transportation Sponsors

Aegean Airlines


ANEK LINES large fleet consists of 9 privately-owned state-of-the-art vessels, of Greek ship register, that are certified as per National Safety and Quality Systems such as ISM & ISPS Systems, ΙSO & HACCP. The company is managed by a 15-member Board and employs approximately 900 people as crew and commercial administrative staff. The company is registered in Chania, Crete and operates in privately-owned, state-of-the-art offices that also house a spacious conference centre of 500 persons capacity.

Since December 1998, the time of the initial public offering (IPO) for the company’s stocks in the Athens Stock Exchange, ANEK LINES has established an upward course by continuously investing on its own development, improving its fleet and upgrading its services. Making full use of all opportunities and challenges in the shipping industry, the company has managed to expand its commercial network, increase its destinations and launch new routes. Through insightful marketing strategies, the company is constantly increasing the value of its total capacity and its large network of sale points and agents throughout Greece and Europe.

At the same time, through its targeted policies, ANEK LINES has managed to maintain its position among the top shipping companies in Europe and in Greece. In this framework, the company abides by the International Maritime Labour Convention (MLC) 2006 and the International Convention on Standards of Training (STCW) of 1995, on crew quality (qualification, diplomas, experience etc.).

Today, ΑΝΕΚ LINES belongs to the league of state-of-the-art maritime companies with a European presence and high standing.

Through planning and scheduling, stability and power, strong focus on values and assurance towards its shareholders, ANEK LINES has established its position as the leading power in coastal shipping for more than 50 years now. The company is a key driver for economic, tourism, social and cultural development in Crete.


Blue Star Ferries, the company that changed the data on the sea voyage to the Aegean Sea area and travels consistently winter-summer to the islands of the Cyclades, Dodecanese, NE. Aegean Sea and Crete with modern passenger ferries, connecting the islands with mainland Greece and each other throughout the year, Blue Star Ferries contributes strongly to the development of tourism and the improvement of the quality of life of the islanders Greece.

Blue Star Ferries, a member of the Attica Group, travels with the most modern Aegean fleet to the unique Greek islands providing you with high quality services.


Today, the Chania Urban Bus Station has a fleet of 41 buses serving the city of Chania and all passing areas belonging to the Municipality of Chania.

Public Bus Service Chania-Rethimnon

The fleet of the company has been renewed almost 100% with new modern technology buses built in 2005-2009.

The company meets the demands of our times with even better organization of its services, with modern and ergonomic technical equipment and with the renewal of the fleet with buses of the latest technology.

The main goal is to provide passengers with even more security and comfort at lower costs.

Communication Sponsors



ERT Chania



Crete TV

Haniotika Nea

Nea Kriti


Dromos FM 105.4

D-Code 96.2

Diktuo FM 91.5

ERA Sport 101.8

Eros 105 FM

Gavdos FM 88.8

Max FM 100.2

TOP FM 106.5

Radio 98.4

ΑΝΤ1 West Crete

Official Suppliers


The activities of MILLS OF CRETE now extend to the following fields: Flour, Dairy products, Cereals, Fodder and Biofuels. In addition, they have taken on a leading role in the Delights of Crete trade partnership.

Among the innovations of MILLS OF CRETE is the launch of the Vero Cereal Lactose-Free Beverages series in 2018. Vero Cereal products are 100% vegetable, low-fat and free of added sugars, and are a source of edible fiber, calcium and vitamins D, B2, and B12. Raw materials are particularly sophisticated with strong emphasis on high nutritional products of the Cretan land, such as carob and orange.

CRETE MILLS are certified with the ISO 9001: 2008 Quality Management Certificate, with the ISO 22000: 2005 Food Safety Certificate, the FSSC 2200 Food Safety Certificate, the Organic Flour Certificate and the Organic Feeding Certificate.


Powerade is the official isotonic sports drink of the biggest sporting events worldwide.

Powerade combines carbohydrates and electrolytes with fluids for endurance and hydration. It quenches thirst and replenishes minerals and carbohydrates lost during sports or other intense activities.

Powerade means that you’ll always give your best. This isotonic sports drink has been developed by sports scientists to help replenish fluids and minerals lost in sweat.

Official Sponsors of Volunteer Program


Green Marathon Supporter


Explore Chania Old city’s beauties and time travel through the centuries while having fun! Create memories of your visit!

In every tour there is a tour leader – groups till 6 persons,- if there are minors they need to be accompanied by a guardian – alcohol consumption is not allowed prior the tour, – pregnant women are not allowed.

Chania Segways Tours offers 15% discount to participants and their accompanied persons for Crete Marathon and the Registration Code for every tour of your choice is CM15.