May 13, 2024 anna

«PepsiCo Gives Back – Kifissia 2024 – Run Smile Repeat»

 Let’s meet in Kifissia on May 19th for the ‘PepsiCo Gives Back – Kifissia 2024 – Run Smile Repeat’ charity road races.

Under the Municipality of Kifissia’s support, PepsiCo Hellas is hosting inclusive Road Races for everyone! The event, happening amidst the verdant scenery of Kifissia, is set for Sunday, May 19, 2024.

Registration is online via this link:

This marks PepsiCo Hellas’s inaugural Road Races, supported by the Municipality of Kifissia and technically managed by RUNAWAY. Join us on May 19th for a sports event filled with surprises and a noble cause: to support Make-A-Wish Greece and other local charities in Kifissia.

The ‘PepsiCo Gives Back – Kifissia 2024 – Run Smile Repeat’ features various routes:

  • 5 km Road Race for runners aged 12 and above (with timing), starting at 10:00 am.

  • 10 km Road Race for runners aged 18 and above (with timing), starting at 8:30 am.

  • Children’s 500 m Road Race for Elementary School students (6-11 years old) and People with Disabilities (without timing), starting at 11:15 am.

  • Children’s 1,000 m Road Race for Junior High School students (12-14 years old) and People with Disabilities (without timing), starting at 11:00 am.

All races begin and end at the circular road around Heroes Square in Kifissia. Participants of all ages, whether runners, athletes, or community members, are welcome. Technical coordination is handled by RUNAWAY. Grigoris Skoularikis, a prominent Greek athlete in road races, triathlons, and duathlons, will lead the race, sharing his expertise and kick-starting PepsiCo Hellas’s new philanthropic athletic initiative.

Throughout the race, PepsiCo Hellas will provide Gatorade and natural mineral water Eonio Loutraki to participants for a refreshing break. At the finish line, beloved snacks and beverages like Lay’s, Cheetos, Doritos, Pepsi, Lipton, and Ivi Go will await participants as a reward for their effort and contribution to this noble cause. Expect many more surprises for winners and beyond!

Staying true to the ethos of ‘Winning with Purpose’, PepsiCo Hellas remains committed to supporting local communities and fostering positive societal and environmental impacts while promoting a healthy lifestyle for all. In this spirit, we introduce ‘PepsiCo Gives Back’, a series of races aimed at supporting NGOs and local communities.

“We’re immensely proud of the PepsiCo Gives Back initiative,” stated Inga Dengel, General Manager of PepsiCo Hellas. “At PepsiCo Hellas, our vision is to nurture a culture where our people feel a sense of belonging and are inspired to make a meaningful impact. Our goal is for the values embedded in this vision to translate into tangible benefits for society, local communities, and those in need. Establishing an institution that harnesses the power of collective action for the greater good through sports and environmental stewardship is a commitment to the future we aspire to achieve together!”

Don’t miss out! Register online now at: