Registration for the Kimolos Trail, the first race of the Cyclades Trail Cup 2018, is open. The running event has been rescheduled and will take place on June 3, instead of May 27, on the island of Kimolos. The Cyclades Trail Cup is a series of trail races that aim to promote the Cycladic Islands as a destination for alternative, cultural and athletic tourism.
With the recently introduced CTC Point System, all routes of the Kimolos Trail will provide winners with points for the Cyclades Trail Cup 2018. The 21km route will award 83 points and the 9km route 33 points.
The first three male and first three female runners who reach the finish line will be the winners the Kimolos Trail race. Special prizes will also be given to the first man and woman from Kimolos island.
Cultural events are also part of the initiative and the Kimolos Trail will combine running with movie nights. More specifically, on Saturday night, June 2, a movie will be screened either at the beach of Aliki or Prasa or in Chorio village, depending on the weather conditions.
Online registration is open until May 27, on the website of Kimolos Trail, which is available in English and Greek. After that date, registrations will be submitted on June 2, between 10pm and 6pm at the Kimolos Trail reception desk.
Special discount on ferry tickets for Kimolos Trail
For ferry tickets to Kimolos, the organizers are cooperating with Aegean Speed Lines and are offering all athletes and visitors a 30 percent discount. In order to book them, interested parties must first register for the Kimolos Trail race and then send an e-mail to the event’s official travel partner Travel Me to Milos at firstname.lastname@example.org and include their details (first name, surname, telephone number and “Kimolos Trail” in the subject line).
In its third year, the Cyclades Trail Cup 2018 will host a number of trail running races in six alternative destinations of the Cyclades group. After the Kimolos Trail, the Folegandros Sunset Trail will take place, followed by the Ios Trail Race, the Andros Trail Race, the Kythnos Challenge and the Tinos Challenge.
The Greek Travel Pages (GTP) is a Media Sponsor of the Cyclades Trail Cup 2018.
Photos: Cyclades Trail Cup