It is announced that in the framework of the 2500 years Annivessary of the Battle of Marathon, the Armed Foeces Sports Council (AFSC) in cooperation with the Greek Athletics Federation (SEGAS) organizes the 43rd CISM World Military Marathon Championship.

The race will take place on Sunday, 31 October 2010. There will be two races held: The Classic Marathon Race (Marathon- Panathinaikon Stadium) and the Athens Marathon Race. Athletes from 26 CISM member states, will run the race (96 male, 35 female).