The second to last Cyclades Trail Cup 2019 trail running race will be held in Kythnos island. The 1st Kythnos Challenge trail race will be on 19 & 20 October 2019 and will have one trail route of 16km. The start and finish line will be at Chora village and the event will also have cultural, educational and gastronomy sub-events.
In its 4th consecutive year in 2019, Cyclades Trail Cup presents a new set of events in alternative destinations with original routes and exciting cultural experiences! Giving priority to some of the “near” Cycladic islands, the 2019 Championship will include 5 events in 5 destinations: Kea, Folegandros, Andros, Kythnos and Tinos.
n Sunday 20 October at 09:00 the 1st Kythnos Challenge trail running race will start. If you finish the 16km trail race you will be awarded with Cyclades Trail Cup points. The total points for this combination are: CTC_67ps. Read more here. The start and finish line will be at Chora village. The total elevation of the race is 718 meters.
For your ferry tickets, our Mega Sponsor, Zante Ferries, is offering a discount of 25% for your personal tickets on their ship “Dionisios Solomos”, from 18/10 to 22/10. In order to book your ticket you will need to provide your ID Number, after registering to the Kythnos Challenge trail race. Information will be send to you by e-mail, after registration.
All Cyclades Trail Cup events have always cultural side events in order to offer all visitors a full and unique experience. Every event will promote sports and cultural experiences like archaeology, mythology, music, dance, gastronomy etc. In Kea island we “marry” sports with mythology. Would you like to discover Kythnos by playing a game? Now you can form a team and participate in a brand new game creation by the Diadrasis team.
All runners will get a unique medal of the race. The prizes of the Kythnos Challenge trail race are handmade, by “Kythnos Ceramics”. The first 3 men and 3 women finishing of the 16km race will get a prize. Awards will also be given to the 1st man and woman local to Kythnos island.
Registrations are open at the homepage of Cyclades Trail Cup and will last until 10 October. For new registrations come at the reception desk, at the municipality of Kythnos building on 19 October, from 14:00 to 18:00. .