Organization & Awards

Organization & Awards
Spetsathlon 2018

Spetsathlon was established in 2013. Nowadays, after 5 consecutive years of success and records, it is the most popular multi-sport event in Greece and has gained world-class athletes’ preference.
Spetsathlon is organized by Communication Lab, organizer of the Spetses mini Marathon event and winner of the Gold Tourism Αward in the category “Strategy & Innovation” for the Lengthening of the Tourist Season of Spetses.

Spetsathlon Presentation

Spetsathlon is organised under the auspices of the Municipality of Spetses as well as the
Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) and has been honoured with:

27 awards for its contribution to Tourism, Domestic Economy and Innovation in Sports
2 National Champions awards
from the world-class European Business Awards

 

Spetsathlon 2017 in Numbers

Triathlees

Visitors

Volunteers

Spetsathlon Focus Group* Research Results

Age Groups:
  • 12 – 24 15%
  • 35 – 45 62%
  • 45 + 23%
Participations:
  • First Timers 54%
  • Second Participation 25%
  • 4+ Participations 21%
Demographics:
  • Men 72%
  • Women 28%
An interesting outcome of the research was that the participants showed a great diversity in their athletic background:
  • Running 47%
  • Swimming 27%
  • Gym – Yoga 24%
  • Cycling 24%
  • Soccer 10%
  • Cross-fit, Climbing, Tennis 4%

* A research was conducted during Spetsathlon 2017 from a sample of 500 participants

Geographical statistics of the participants

Overall, a vast number of participants (99%) described their experience as positive and 98% of the participants said that it is very likely to recommend the event to their friends and come back again next year.

%

Athens

%

Other Countries

%

Rest of Greece

%

Spetses

Spetsathlon: Social Media Figures

FACEBOOK

  • 32K fans (largest Facebook page for non-professional athletic events)
  • 1.023.567 people reached on FB
  • 3.003.763 impressions στο FB
  • 74.345 likes, comments, shares
  • 89.953 people talking about Spetsathlon

INSTAGRAM

  • 15,6K fans (largest Instagram account for non-professional athletic events)
  • 67% rise in comparison to last year’s fan base!
  • #spetsathlon ≈ 3,932 posts
  • #2winis2participate ≈ 4,567

SPETSATHLON WEB SITE

  • 24,467 unique visitors
  • 79,459 impressions
  • 00:07:34 average stay
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