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Psiloritis Race 2019

June 2 @ 07:30 - 14:00

Psiloritis Race

The International Mountain Race “Psiloritis Race” is an athletic meeting that promotes physical activity in touch with the natural environment. The race offers the opportunity to experience both the unique and exciting character of the mountain and 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 required 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

For more information and updates visit event’s official website.


June 2
07:30 - 14:00
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Psiloritis Race Organizing Committee


Nida plateau
Anogia, Rethymno 74100 Greece + Google Map