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This year’s Cyclades Trail Cup is launched with a new race and a new destination. The Naxos Trail Race will be held on April 30, on the beautiful island of Naxos.
The event includes two main races: Dionisos Race and Apollo Race.
Dionisos Race: it is a 10,8km race dedicated to Dionisos god. According to mythology, Dionisos was grown up and lived on Naxos island, at the “bad cave” of Koronos. He eas married to Ariadne, Minoa’s King daughter.
Apollo Race: it is the big race of a 25km route, dedicated to Apollon, who was worshiped on Naxos at three different places: at Portara, at Tragea and at Apollonas village, where on a rock there is the inscription “Border of holly Apollon village”.
Within the event’s framework will be held further events, aiming to bring the participants close to culture, the archaeological sites and the landscapes of Naxos. The events will be launched on Saturday, April 29 and will be completed on May 1. Tour to the old castle, pasta party with traditional music and trekking towards island’s top, are some of them.