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Traffic Regulations: SNF RUN: Running into the Future

June 20 2019

In celebration of the Olympic Day, the annual evening race of the Stavros Niarchos Foundation, SNF RUN: Running into the Future, will take place on Sunday, June 23, as part of the Summer Nostos Festival.

Τhis year, the race includes 6K and 10K runs, as well as a 1K run for Special Olympics athletes. The first two races will start at the Panathenaic Stadium, at 20:50 and 21:10 respectively, with runners crossing the city center and then, via Leoforos Syngrou, arriving at the finish line at the SNFCC Running track.


According to the official announcement of the Hellenic police, the following traffic changes will be applied on this day:
On Sunday 23.06.2019, specific road closures will be implemented gradually from approximately 19:00 to 23:00, while stopping and parking will not be allowed from 06.00 to 23.00 at the following avenues and streets of the Municipality of Athens and Kallithea:
• On Vas. Konstantinou Avenue, across its entire length in both directions, and all vertical routes until its first parallel.
• On Vas. Sofias Ave., the portion between Zacharof Street and Syntagma Square, in both directions, and all vertical routes until its first parallel.
• On Ardittou Street, across its entire length in both directions, and all vertical routes until its first parallel.
• On Anapafseos Street, across its entire length in both directions, and all vertical routes until its first parallel.
• On M. Mousourou Street, across its entire length in both directions, and all vertical routes until its first parallel.
• On Rizari Street, across its entire length in both directions, and all vertical routes until its first parallel.
• On Kokkali Street, across its entire length in both directions, and all vertical routes until its first parallel.
• On Papadiamantopoulou Street, the portion between Michalakopoulou Street and Vas. Sofias Avenue, and all vertical routes until its first parallel.
• On Eratosthenous Street, the portion between Eftichidou Street and Vas. Konstantinou Ave., in both directions, and all vertical routes until its first parallel.
• On Ilioupoleos Ave., the portion between Imittou and Karea Streets and all vertical routes until its first parallel.
• On Karea Street, across its entire length in both directions, and all vertical routes until its first parallel.
• On Vas. Alexandrou Ave., the portion between Michalakopoulou Street and Vas. Sofias Avenue, in the direction to Vas. Sofias Ave.
• On Syntagma Square.
• Across the entire length of Ath. Diakou Street, and all vertical routes until its first parallel.
• On Vas. Amalias Ave., across its entire length and in both directions and vertical routes until its first parallel.
• On Syngrou Ave., the portion between Frantzi Street and Poseidwnos Ave, in the direction towards Piraeus.
• On Syngrou Ave., the portion between Kallirois and Amalias Avenue,in the direction towards Athens and vertical routes until its first parallel.
• On the Syngrou Ave, side road, the portion between Tagmatarchou Plessa and Evripidou Str., in the direction towards Piraeus.
• On Kallirois Ave., the portion between Frantzi Street and Vouliagmenis Ave., in both directions and all vertical routes until its first parallel.
• On Vas. Georgiou II Ave., across its entire length and all vertical routes until its first parallel.
• On Aravantinou Street, the portion between Isiodou Street and Vas. Konstantinou Ave.
• On Filellinon Street, across its entire length and all vertical routes until its first parallel.
• On Stadiou Str., the portion between Aiolou Str. and Syntagma Square and all vertical routes until its first parallel.
• On Akadimias Str., the portion between Amerikis Str. and Vas. Sofias Ave. and all vertical routes until its first parallel.
• On Vas. Georgiou I Avenue, across its entire length.
• On Meleagrou Str., the portion between Isiodou Str. and Vas. Konstantinou Ave.
• On Kleanthous Str., across its entire length.
• On Vas. Olgas Ave., across its entire length, and in both directions.
• On Herodou Attikou Street, across its entire length and all vertical routes until its first parallel.
• On Sokratous Str., the portion between Lisikratous Str. and Evripidou Str.
• On Irakleous Str., the portion between Lisikratous Str. and Evripidou Str.
• On Dimosthenous Str., the portion between L. Katsoni and Evripidou Str., in both directions.
• On Tagmatarhou Plessa Str., the portion between Doiranis Str. and Syngrou Ave side street.
• On Doiranis Str., the portion between Lisikratous Str. and Evripidou Str.
• On Evripidou Str., the portion between the Syngrou Ave. side road and Epameinonda - Lambrou Katsoni Str.
• Peisistratous Str., the portion between Epameinonda Str, and the Entrance of the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center (SNFCC).
-Vehicle crossing along the route is not permitted during the aforementioned hours, except in the following monitored crossing routes:
• Vas. Sofias Ave. – Rigilis
• Vas. Konstantinou Ave – Vas. Georgiou ΙΙ.
-Due to the navigational restrictions, drivers can follow the following alternative routes:
• From Syngrou Ave. to the center of Athens:
• Syngrou Ave. –to the right of Kallirois Str. – to the right of Amvr. Frantzi – to the left of Karpou Str.—down Filolaou Str.—down Imittou Str. Etc. towards Michalakopoulou Str. Or Katechaki Ave.
• Syngrou Ave.—to the right of Kallirois Str.—to the right of Amvr. Frantzi—to the left of Karpou Str.—to the right of Vouliagmenis Ave.—continuing through Vyrona Str.—towards the outskirt Katechaki Ave.
- From Mesogeion Ave. or Kifisias Ave to the center of Athens:
• Mesogeion Ave.—to the left of Fidippidou—down Alexandras Ave. (via Exarcheia or Patision etc.)
• Kifissias Avenue—to the left of Alexandras Ave. (via Exarcheia or Patision etc.)

It is advisable, in order to avoid tension and inconveniences or delays, for drivers to avoid the aforementioned roads and to follow the instructions of traffic attendants.