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Psiloritis Race 2017

28 May 2017 @ 07:30 - 14:00

Psiloritis Race

The International Mountain Race “Psiloritis Race” is an athletic meeting that forwards physical activity in touch with the natural environment. The race offers the opportunity to experience the unique and exciting character of the mountain along with the opportunity for the participants to experience a unique vigorous seven-hour race. That is the reason why the athletes who will try out their strength in the PR should practice the philosophy of semi autonomy, carrying a least a necessary equipment that will provide them with security and sustenance during the race ; while there will be a systematical and in regular intervals supply.

The race trail covers the distance that pilgrims of the sacred city of Minoan Knossos used to walk in order to climb Psiloritis mountain and honor their god, Zeus Cretagenes, who according to Ancient Greek Mythology was brought up in the cave of Ideon Andron, worship center and sanctum during the Minoan and Roman times.

The race includes:

1. Trail race of 35km
2. Kouroutes Street of 8,5km
3. Nordic walk of 8,5km
4. Kids race of 2km

More details about the event’s routes can be found here.

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28 May 2017
07:30 - 14:00
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Psiloritis Race Organizing Committee
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Nida plateau
Anogia, Rethymno 74100 Greece + Google Map