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.
It is a cycling & trail running duathlon event, starts from sea altitude (God Poseidon – the God of the sea) and finishes at a very high altitude on Olympus mountain (close to God Zeus- the father of the twelve Olympian Gods). Mythical mountain Olympus is the most well-known mountain around the world with its great mythology of 12 Gods!
Date: Sunday, October 21, 2018
Place: Eastern Olympus
Race: Duathlon (cycling - trail running)
Age categories of the race: Individual Event: Males up to 29, 30-39, 40-49, 50+.
Females one category. Team Event: (pairs men), (pairs women), mixed teams (men – women) no age limit
Start time: 11 a.m for all categories.
Prestart from Leptokarya (30m alt.) – “Velo” Cafe (I. Metaxa 24)
Change zone at Ag. Ioannis (828m alt.)
Finish at Ag. Ioannis (828m alt.)