Race Notices

Sunday, October 21, 2018

On Sunday, October 21, 2018, Cycling Hellas, Cycling Sports Club PINEIOS and the municipality Dion  Olympus - Leptokarya Municipal District, co – organize the duathlon race with the denomination “1st Olympus Duathlon” on the mythical Olympus Mountain. The purpose of the event is to give prominence to the aesthetic beauty of the Mythical Mountain on the one hand and to boost the sport of cycling and trail running on the other.

The Course

The race takes place on an uphill distance of 20 km for cycling and 17 km for trail running. It is both a relay race, as each athlete of the team completes a part of the duathlon, as well as an individual race, where the athlete is required to complete both competitions. Every type of MTB or Road or TT bicycle will be allowed on the riding leg, as long as it meets the safety standards.

CYCLING ROUTE

See the route here: https://connect.garmin.com/modern/course/20789290

TRAIL ROUTE

See the route here:https://connect.garmin.com/modern/course/20782241

 

Competition rules of the Hellenic Cycling Federation and the Hellenic Modern Pentathlon Federation apply

Regulations - Participation Terms

PARTICIPATION TERMS AND CONDITIONS

  • • Participants must be at least 16 years old on the date of the race with written consent from the person exercising parental authority of the athlete.
  • • By enrolling in the race, athletes agree and accept the risks inherent to the nature of the event and certify that they are medically fit and have recently passed a medical examination in order to participate in and compete under the given conditions.
  • • The event organizers shall not be responsible for any injury, harm or accident, which may occur to the athletes during the race or for any health problems due to a lack of preventive medical check-up.
  • • The event organizers shall not accept any responsibility for any claim of injury or harm arising directly or indirectly out of any act or omission, including negligent acts or negligent omissions by the athletes. Athletes accept and acknowledge the dangers associated with participating in this event and take on their own responsibility the risk of participating and competing under the given conditions and the fact that they alone will be responsible for their own safety actions.
  • • The event organizers shall not be held responsible for any injury, accident, loss or damage suffered by them or property belonging to them that may occur during the event, or as a consequence of their participation in the event.
  • • Athletes run at their own risk! All participants are called upon to have recently passed a medical examination and be fit to run. By submitting the application form, runners declare that they are aware of the dangers that exist in a mountainous environment and that their state of health allows them to race, therefore they are not required to provide a medical certificate.
  • • Participants under 18 years of age, who wish to race must have a signed statement from a parent or legal guardian stating the fact that permission is granted. This statement should be handed over to the Registry. Minors without parental consent will be refused admittance.
  • • All runners must follow the rules of conduct scrupulously. The event organizers reserve the right to disqualify an athlete, who behaves inappropriately, prior to, during and post the event.
  • • The event organizers reserve the right to disqualify an athlete, who drops litter outside the catering zones.
  • • All runners agree that the event organizers may use photographs and/or pictures and/or films of any athlete before, during and after the event for promotional and public relations purposes on any media and at any time, without remuneration.
  • • Upon registration, athletes (and partners) agreed to adhere to the present terms and conditions of the event and accept any penalties imposed following a breach.

DATA PROTECTION

Upon submission of a registration form, participants agree that their personal data, namely their name, surname, age, and group to which they belong to will appear on the website www.cyclinghellas.gr.

Cycling Hellas guarantees that the personal data are used for reasons related to identity verification, proper information dissemination and communication streamline.

Other personal data, including but not limited to: father’s name, date of birth, phone number and email address, which are voluntary provided during registration and/or use of the website, shall be kept confidential and remain the sole and exclusive property of Cycling Hellas.

Cycling Hellas shall not publish, disclose, transfer, release, or divulge, either directly or indirectly any such confidential information to any third party.

Registration

Online registration for all categories opens September 5 and the closing date is set for 18 October at 23:00p.m.

(An event T-shirt for those who register timely until 1 October)

Race numbers can be collected from the Registry, on Sunday,  on the day of the event, from 09:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

* Handbags can be left at the Registry until 10:30 a.m. All items collected will then be taken to the Finish area.

Participation Declaration

Registration is considered valid on the condition that it has been successfully submitted online, with runners being responsible for the correctness of the data provided and the registration fee of 30€ for the individual event (men - women) and 45€ per pair for the team event (relay race) successfully paid and credited to the organizers’ account.

The participants must fill the electronic form-declaration and with its submission they accept all the above regulations and terms of the event.             

 Deposit on the following account:

IBAN:   GR30 0172 6080 0056 0806 2675 523 - Piraeus Bank

RECIPIENT: Dalavikas Kostas / Tsesmetzidou Despoina

COMMENTS: the name of the race 1st Olympus Duathlon and the full name of the depositor.  

* Entry fees are non-refundable in case of athlete withdrawal.

Provisions

Each runner will receive:

  1. An event T-shirt for those who register timely until 1/10;
  2. A commemorative medal;
  3. A bib number;
  4. Water supply at starting line;
  5. Water supply at half way the cycling course;
  6. Water supply at Ag. Ioannis change zone;
  7. Water supply at the way of running course
  8. Supply of water and fruit at the Finish line;
  9. First aid services;
  10. Handback storage and delivery at the Finish area;
  11. Best hotel deals in the area.

FIRST AID

Medical staff will be available. In case of an injury, an illness or other reason, runners are requested to contact the medical staff for first aid provision.

Awards

The award ceremony will take place at the open place of Ag. Ioannis. The presence of the winners is mandatory.

Winners’ cups, medals and diplomas will be awarded to the first winners of each category. Second and third place winners will be awarded with a medal and a diploma.

Course Technical Briefing

A race/technical briefing will be conducted on Saturday at 19:00 p.m. at the Cafe Velo, Ioanni Metaxa 24, where bib numbers will be handed out. The race/technical briefing will be repeated on Sunday at 10:45 a.m. at the Start area. 

Technical Specifications:

  • Helmet is mandatory for all official activities and categories, when riding the bike;
  • Race numbers must be fully visible from the back-right side during the bike segment and displayed on the front of the body during the run segment. Athletes are obliged to finish the race wearing their race numbers;
  • There may be teams of two competitors (a biker and a runner). The captain of each team will receive from the Registry the competition material, which is common for both athletes of the team;
  • For team members: bikers must place the sticker with the number on the front-right side of their helmets and place the number on the bike’s seatpost; runners must attach the timing chip to their running shoes. Any member of the group competing or arriving at the finish line without their numbers or timing chips will be disqualified;
  • For individual competitors: athletes must place the sticker with the number on the front-right side of their helmets, the number on the bike’s seatpost and have the timing chip ready to be attached to their running shoes. Athletes competing or arriving at the finish line without their numbers or timing chips will be disqualified;
  • Transition area should be kept clean at all times with all belongings and equipment stored in the bin. Only a pair of shoes is allowed outside of the bin;
  • The bike-to-run switch takes place outside the transition area next to the biker’s bike.

All athletes are monitored and are obliged to pass through all checkpoints (Stavro and Koromilia) in the order indicated by the organizers without using shortcuts.

Kilometer Marks:

There are kilometer (km) indexes at regular intervals during the course.

Refreshment Stations:

There will be five water replenishment stations: at the starting line, half way the cycling course, at Stavros change zone, half way the running course, at the Finish line.

Schedule

Sunday, September 9

9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Registration at the Registry

11:00 a.m. Start of the race

6:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. Finish of the race

6:30 p.m. Award Ceremony

  • The event is supported by experienced athletes and organizers in the field of sports and nature.
  • Cycling Hellas is looking forward to welcoming all participants to a memorable mountain experience

Cancellation

CANCELLATION-POSTPONEMENT-MODIFICATION

The organizers reserve the right to amend, modify, supplement or even waive in exceptional or unforeseen circumstances the race regulations, without any prior notice or any reasons there of. Any changes will be timely posted on the website or social media.

In cases of exceptional circumstances or other force majeure incident, the organizers reserve the right to decide on the postponement or the cancellation of the event. In such cases, entrants are entitled to 100% refund of the registration fee.

PENALTIES

A runner short cutting shall be disqualified from the race. In the event of a runner not following the full and correct route, and that this misdirection was found not to be by fault of the route marking, that runner shall be disqualified.

Time and position results will only count for those runners having completed the correct route as prepared by the organizers.

Disqualification will also be imposed to runners dropping litter on the route.

OBJECTIONS – OFFICIAL RESULTS

If an appeal is not received within 15 minutes of finishing, the results shall stand.

Runners with a formal complaint, claim or objection can do so in writing themselves to the members of the organizing committee.

Contact

The company Cyclinghellas has undertaken the coordination of the event, www.cyclinghellas.gr.

* You can contact us on the following number:  00306944255177 Contact Person: Despoina Tsesmetzidou Dalavika e-mail: : This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.@This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

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Sunday, October 7, 2018

On Sunday 7 October, Cycling Hellas, Cycling Sports Club PINEIOS and the Region of Thessaly co-organize the «1st Kissavos Vertical Race», a premiere mountain running event at the stunning mountain of Kissavos. For adventure runners and trail lovers looking for real wilderness immersion and destination inspiration, the rewards of running Kissavos Mountain can be off the scale.

The Course

Athletes are expected to run an uphill course of 4km (1.160m altitude), starting from Spilia at 850m altitude and finishing at the Peak of Kissavos, “Profitis Ilias”, rising to 1,978m high.

vertical2018route

Regulations - Participation Terms

PARTICIPATION TERMS AND CONDITIONS

  • •Athletes must be aged 16 years and over on the date of the race with consent from the person exercising parental authority.
  • • By enrolling in the race, athletes agree and accept the risks inherent to the nature of the event and certify that they are medically fit and have recently passed a medical examination in order to participate in and compete under the given conditions.
  • • The event organizers shall not be responsible for any injury, harm or accident, which may occur to the athletes during the race or for any health problems due to a lack of preventive medical check-up.
  • • The event organizers shall not accept any responsibility for any claim of injury or harm arising directly or indirectly out of any act or omission, including negligent acts or negligent omissions by the athletes. Athletes accept and acknowledge the dangers associated with participating in this event and take on their own responsibility the risk of participating and competing under the given conditions and the fact that they alone will be responsible for their own safety actions.
  • • The event organizers shall not be held responsible for any injury, accident, loss or damage suffered by them or property belonging to them that may occur during the event, or as a consequence of their participation in the event.
  • • Athletes run at their own risk! All participants are called upon to have recently passed a medical examination and be fit to run. By submitting the application form, runners declare that they are aware of the dangers that exist in a mountainous environment and that their state of health allows them to race, therefore they are not required to provide a medical certificate.
  • • Participants under 18 years of age, who wish to race must have a signed statement from a parent or legal guardian stating the fact that permission is granted. This statement should be handed over to the Registry. Minors without parental consent will be refused admittance.
  • • All runners must follow the rules of conduct scrupulously. The event organizers reserve the right to disqualify an athlete, who behaves inappropriately, prior to, during and post the event.
  • • The event organizers reserve the right to disqualify an athlete, who drops litter outside the catering zones.
  • • All runners agree that the event organizers may use photographs and/or pictures and/or films of any athlete before, during and after the event for promotional and public relations purposes on any media and at any time, without remuneration.
  • • Upon registration, athletes (and partners) agreed to adhere to the present terms and conditions of the event and accept any penalties imposed following a breach.

DATA PROTECTION

Upon submission of a registration form, participants agree that their personal data, namely their name, surname, age, and group to which they belong to will appear on the website www.cyclinghellas.gr.

Cycling Hellas guarantees that the personal data are used for reasons related to identity verification, proper information dissemination and communication streamline.

Other personal data, including but not limited to: father’s name, date of birth, phone number and email address, which are voluntary provided during registration and/or use of the website, shall be kept confidential and remain the sole and exclusive property of Cycling Hellas.

Cycling Hellas shall not publish, disclose, transfer, release, or divulge, either directly or indirectly any such confidential information to any third party.

Registration

Online registration for all categories opens Friday, July 20 and the closing date is set on Saturday, September 15 at 23:00.

* Entry fees are non-refundable in case of athlete withdrawal

Race numbers can be collected from the Registry, on Sunday, October 7, on the day of the event, from 09:00 to 10:30.

* Handbags can be left at the Registry until 14:00. All items collected will then be taken to the Finish area.

Participation Declaration

Registration is considered valid on the condition that it has been successfully submitted online, with runners being responsible for the correctness of the data provided and the registration fee of 10€

The participants must fill the electronic form-declaration and with its submission they accept all the above regulations and terms of the event.

 Deposit on the following account:

IBAN:   GR30 0172 6080 0056 0806 2675 523 - Piraeus Bank

RECIPIENT: Dalavikas Kostas / Tsesmetzidou Despoina

COMMENTS: the name of the race “Kissavos Vertical Race” and the full name of the depositor.  

Provisions

Each runner will receive:

  • An event T-shirt for those who register timely until 20/09
  • A commemorative medal
  • Water supply
  • Free snack (an energy bar and a fruit) at the Finish area
  • First aid services
  • Handback storage and delivery at the Finish area
  • Lunch at Spilia village offered at the special price of 8 euros
  • Best hotel deals in the area

*Runners can collect their belongings 200m from the finish line and then walk 15min to EOS refuge where they will be offered free snacks.

FIRST AID

Medical staff will be available. In case of an injury, an illness or other reason, runners are requested to contact the medical staff for first aid provision.

Awards

The award ceremony will take place at the Refuge. The presence of the winners is mandatory.

Winners’ cups, medals and diplomas will be awarded to the first winners of each category (men & women). Second and third place winners will be awarded with a medal and a diploma.

All runners will receive a commemorative medal regardless of the final outcome.

Course Technical Briefing

A race/technical briefing will be conducted on Monday at 07:00 at the Start area.

* Trekking poles/walking sticks are allowed during the race.

Kilometer Marks

There are kilometer (km) indexes at every kilometer of the course.

Time Limit

The time limit to finish the race is set to 3 hours and 30 minutes from start time.

Refreshment Stations

There will be a refreshment station at 2km, providing water either in cups or in the athletes own bottles and one more at the Finish area serving water plus an energy bar and a fruit for each athlete.

Cancellation

CANCELLATION-POSTPONEMENT-MODIFICATION

The organizers reserve the right to amend, modify, supplement or even waive in exceptional or unforeseen circumstances the race regulations, without any prior notice or any reasons thereof. Any changes will be timely posted on the website or social media.

In cases of exceptional circumstances or other force majeure incident, the organizers reserve the right to decide on the postponement or the cancellation of the event. In such cases, entrants are entitled to 100% refund of the registration fee.

PENALTIES

A runner short cutting shall be disqualified from the race. In the event of a runner not following the full and correct route, and that this misdirection was found not to be by fault of the route marking, that runner shall be disqualified.

Time and position results will only count for those runners having completed the correct route as prepared by the organizers.

Disqualification will also be imposed to runners dropping litter on the route.

OBJECTIONS – OFFICIAL RESULTS

If an appeal is not received within 15 minutes of finishing, the results shall stand.

Runners with a formal complaint, claim or objection can do so in writing themselves to the members of the organizing committee.

Contact

The company Cyclinghellas has undertaken the coordination of the event, www.cyclinghellas.gr.

* You can contact us on the following number:  00306944255177 Contact Person: Despoina Tsesmetzidou Dalavika e-mail: : This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.@This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

FB  https://www.facebook.com/Kissavos.Vertical.Race/

& https://www.facebook.com/cyclinghellas/

The event is supported by experienced athletes and organizers in the field of sports and nature.

Sunday, May 6, 2018

On Sunday, May 6, 2018, Cycling Hellas, Cycling Sports Club, PINEIOS, the Region of Thessaly and the Municipality of Meteora (Kalampaka) co – organize the Panhellenic MTB Cycling race, under the registered name “3rd Meteora MTB race 2018 – Vasilis Eustathiou” for the third consecutive year. The race will take place in the picturesque area of Meteora and it is dedicated to the memory of the Athlete and Friend Vasilis Eustathiou, as a tribute to Vasilis and his family.

Description

Date: Sunday, May 2, 2018

Place: Kastraki of Meteora

Race: XCO MTB (Mountain Biking)

Categories of the race:

OPEN short route 1: OPEN Youth 15-18, OPEN Senior Males 18+, OPEN Senior Females one category.

OPEN long route 2: OPEN Senior Males A1: up to 18, A2: 18+, A3: 30+, A4: 40+, A5: 50+, and  OPEN Senior females one category.

ΟΡΕΝ e-bike long route 2: OPEN Senior Males in one category.

Start time: 11 a.m.

Start – Finish: Kastraki square, Kalampaka.

The Course

meteoraMTB2018route

meteoraMTB2018diagramma

The 18 klm route is a part of 33 klm route.

The small route (18klm) in GPX:

https://connect.garmin.com/modern/course/18103655

The big route (33klm) in GPX:

https://connect.garmin.com/modern/course/17882683

 

Regulations - Participation Terms

The participants of the race (athletes – escorts) accept the terms and are obliged to comply with them.

All athletes that are over 18 years old have the right to participate, after they have completed the registration form. The athletes participate under their own responsibility. The organization committee is under no conditions responsible for any injuries or harm in the health of the athletes or for any health problems due to the deficiency of preventive medical care. By submitting their participation, the athletes guarantee that their health condition is good, they are allowed to race and they have recently been examined by a doctor. Finally, the organizers are not responsible for any loss or harassment of any materials’ of the participants, under any status.

It is suggested to all participants to have recently undergone all the necessary medical examinations. The organizers will not demand any medical certificate, since all participants are racing under their own responsibility. As far as the juvenile participants are concerned, they are racing under the responsibility of their legal guardians and they are obliged to present an affirmation in lieu, where they declare the above, and they deliver it to the Registry of the race.

Registration

Registration opens, for all categories, in February 15 and closes in April 30.

By the expiration of the above date, no registration will be acceptable. The participants will have to complete the on-line participation form and by its submission they consent to the regulations and terms of the event.

SIGN – UP & BIBS PICKUP: Participants may address either to the Registry of the race on Sunday, May 6 from 9:00 a.m. until 10:15 a.m. or to the Briefing on Technical issues on the previous day.

 

Participation Declaration

FINANCIAL TERMS: The athletes have to complete the on – line registration form and to pay the fee of 15 euros within 5 days, so as to validate their registration. You ought to make a reserve deposit on the following account:

IBAN:   GR30 0172 6080 0056 0806 2675 523 - Piraeus Bank

RECIPIENT: Dalavikas Kostas / Tsesmetzidou Despoina

COMMENTS: the name of the race “METEORA MTB” and the full name of the depositor.  

Provisions

SERVICES OFFERED:

  1. A T-shirt of the event for those who register on time until 20/04.
  2. A commemorative medal for everyone.
  3. The bib of the race as a memorabilia.
  4. Water supply.
  5. Gels, electrolytes, bananas at the supply points.
  6. A free lunch for all athletes after the finish of the race.
  7. Medical services.

FIRST AID: In the area of the race there will be an EKAB ambulance, a doctor, the team of the Climbing Club of Kalampaka and the Runners’ Club of Kalampaka.

Awards

The award ceremony of the winners will take place at the Kastraki square.

AWARDS: Each athlete that takes the first place will be awarded with a cup, a medal and a diploma. Athletes who finish in 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th place will be awarded with a medal. However, all participants will be awarded with a commemorative medal. The winners’ presence in the award ceremony is considered to be obligatory.

The official results of the race will be announced at the same day until 20:00 p.m in the webpage www.cyclinghellas.gr

Course Technical Briefing

For those athletes who will be in Kalampaka on Saturday, there will take place a briefing on all the technical issues of the race. The briefing will be held in the hall “Nitsa Liapi”, which is placed behind the 1rst Primary School of Kalampaka, at 19:00 p.m. For everyone’s convenience on the day of the race, and given that the number of the participations, during the briefing will also be distributed the bibs of the athletes. It should be noted that there will also be held a short technical briefing on Sunday, at 10:40 a.m. at the starting line of the race.

SUPPLY POINTS: For OPEN short route there will be one (1) supply point. For the OPEN long route there will be three (3) supply points. By the finish of the race there will be served out a free lunch for all the athletes.

Accommondation

The organizers of the event have secured low prices in the hotels of the area for the athletes who will choose to arrive on Saturday in the area of Meteora ( Kalampaka or Kastraki). The athletes are kindly requested, for their own service, to make an early reservation. Below there is a list of all the selected hotels and camping. In the camping you can find rooms, caravans and tents for rent in very low prices. The last also provides you with a swimming pool and green scenery.

VS Rοοms www.ziogasrooms.gr  tel: 2432024037 ,

Hotel Grand Meteora tel :2432023105 www.grandmeteora.gr  ,

Hotel Kastraki  tel :2432075336-2432075335 www.hotelkastraki.gr ,

Hotel Meteoritis  tel:2432078401 www.meteoritis.com ,

San Giorgio Villa tel :2432075255 www.sangiorgiovilla.com ,

The Hotel Meteora tel:2432078180 www.meteorahotels.com ,

Guesthouse Lithos tel: 2432025005 www.meteora-lithos.gr  ,

Spanias Hotel tel :2432075303 www.hotel-spanias.com ,

Hotel Orfeas tel 2432077445 www.hotel-orfeas.gr ,

Rooms Batalogianni Zoi tel 2432023253.

Meteora Central Hostel tel 697 780 9016.   

Camping Vrachos Kastraki tel :243022293 www.campingkastraki.com

Schedule

Saturday

  • 19.00p.m. Briefing on Technical Issues – Registration in the hall “Nitsa Liapi”

Sunday

  • 9:00 a.m. until 10:15 a.m. Registration in the Registry of the race.
  • 10:40 a.m. Briefing on Technical Issues.
  • 11:00 a.m. Start of the race.
  • 14:00 p.m. Award Ceremony for the winners in the Kastraki square.

Cancellation

UNEXPECTED EVENTS: The organizers preserve the right to alter the present announcement in case of an unpredicted event or any other alteration. In any case there will be an on time notice of the athletes through our webpage and the social media of the event. For whatever is not predicted by the announcement, the Supervisor Committee of the event will decide immediately and it preserves the right to make any alterations.

CANCELLATION – POSTPONTEMENT – ALTERATION: In cases of extreme weather conditions, the organizers of the event preserve the right to postpone or even to cancel the race. In cases of cancelation of the race the organizers will refund a 100% of the amount that had been deposited to the participants.

Contact

If you wish to find more details about the race or to have a constant and valid notice you can visit our webpage www.cyclinghellas.gr or the pages of the event on facebook.

https://www.facebook.com/Meteora.MTB.Race.Vasilis.Efstathiou/

& https://www.facebook.com/cyclinghellas/

Telephone numbers: tel 6940759250 Mpatalogiannis Christos,6983472736  LAgoudis Panagiotis, 6944226876 Dalavikas Kostas- Technical Service of the race, 6944255177 Tsesmetzidou Dalavika Despoina – Registry Manager.

 
 

Carriers


REGION OF THESSALY | REGION OF CENTRAL GREECE

MUNICIPALITY OF LARISSA | MUNICIPALITY OF METEORA | MUNICIPALITY OF TEMPI | MUNICIPALITY OF AGIA | MUNICIPALITY OF ELASSONA | MUNICIPALITY OF Kato Olympos

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