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The Tinos Challenge trail race, the third part of the Cyclades Trail Cup 2018, will take place on Saturday 1st and Sunday 2nd December in the island of Tinos.
The unique winter trail race on an island will be held in Tinos, hoping to attract alternative thinking athletes and visitors. The Tinos Challenge trail race is part of the Cyclades Trail Cup 2018 trail running series as the last stop of 6 races in 6 islands.
The trail race consists of three routes through traditional stone and marble trekking paths. The participants will have the chance of running through 15 traditional Cycladic villages of the 62 total of Tinos island. Between villages the can observe architectural marvels like pigeon houses, watermills, windmills, stone arch bridges and deserted villages.
The “challenge” part of the race describes the difficulty of the race, as athletes will need to finish 2 routes in 2 days! The Tinos Challenge trail race is part of the Cyclades Trail Cup 2018 running series and the last of 6 island races of the year. The previous races were held in Kimolos island, Folegandros island, Ios island, Andros island and Kythnos island. By following the strict rules of the Cyclades Trail Cup, all events must consist of Cultural events alongside the Sport events.
In Tinos Challenge, sports will be combined with the local gastronomy and all participants will “taste” the alternative side of the island!