Participation at Arkadi run (22.6 km) and Public Race (6 km) is free for Men and Women born up to 2003.
Only the following categories have the right to participate at the Cretan shot put:
a) Men up to 50 years old, born between 1972 and 2004
b) Veterans aged 50 years old and more, born up to 1971
c) Primary school pupils, born in the years 2009-2010-2011
Athletes should present a vaccination certificate against COVID 19 (more than 14 days must have passed since the final vaccine dose), or should have a negative forty-eight-(48) hour diagnostic Rapid Antigen Test for COVID-19 or a proof of recovery from COVID-19, up to 14 days before receiving their participation kit from the Kit Collection Center, as reported by the clarifying instructions of the General Secretariat of Sports, before the date of the event.
At the 1km Primary School kids run, ONLY pupils of the 4th, 5th and 6th Grade of Primary school have the right to participate.
At the 2km Secondary School kids run, ONLY pupils of the 1st, 2nd and 3rd Class of Gymnasium have the right to participate.