Notice of Race

NOTICE OF RACE

“POSEIDON” Cultural and Environmental Association of Donoussa, in cooperation with the Southern Aegean Administration and the Donoussean's Union of Cyclades, announce the third mountain trail running race under the name “The Round of Donoussa” on the island of Donoussa.

The programme of events includes a 19km mountain race, rising to an elevation of 1000m in total.

The race will take place on Saturday, 19 October 2019, at 10:00am, with the starting point being the harbour of Stavros.

The runners are required to run along each one of the traditional trails comprising the Route Network of Cultural Interest of Donoussa, in a par excellence Cycladic landscape with a constant view over the Aegean, traversing the mountain mass of the island in its entirety and passing through all four of the villages of Donoussa. I this way, the runners will have the chance to get a better knowledge of the land, its natural beauty, its people.

The goal of the event is to showcase the hiking trails of the island, to attract more alternative tourism and to spread the value of sportsmanship and of the love of nature.

Classifications receiving awards:

The three first men and three first women to complete the route.

Eligible for participation:

Those who can take part in the race are men and women that will be 15 years old on the day of the race. Athletes under 18 years are requested, besides enrolling, to also present at the registration desk a signed statement of parental consent, with an authentication of signature certified by a public authority.

Participation Fee:

Participation fee for the athletes is 10 euros. The fee covers: eligibility to participate in the race, supplies and support, medal and a light meal at the finishing point.

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