October 2, 2023 athletopian-user

12th Ptoios Road Race

Exploring the Beauty of Akraifnio: The 12th Ptoios Road Race

Get ready for an unforgettable sporting experience in the surroundings of Akraifnio in Boeotia on Sunday, October 22, 2023, starting at 9:30 AM. The 12th Ptoios Road Race offers runners the chance to compete in various categories and distances, providing a unique opportunity to explore this beautiful region.

Race Routes:

  • 23 km Run: This challenging route begins with a descent and continues on flat asphalt before offering an ascent from the 13th to the 20th kilometer, finishing with a descent. The total elevation gain is 180m – 90m – 350m – 180m.

  • 10 km Trail Run: An amazing route comprising 2 km of asphalt, 5 km of dirt road, and a final 3 km on asphalt, with an elevation gain of 350m.

  • 10 km Power Hike: A 10 km hiking trail.

  •  2 km Beginner’s Run: A route designed for all runners.

  • 500 m Kids’ Run: A kids’ route with free participation.

  • This year, we introduce a new 27 km route that merges with the 10 km route at the 7th kilometer, offering an exciting challenge for runners.

Akraifnio is a semi-mountainous village rich in archaeological heritage and stunning natural beauty. Must-see attractions include the ruins of the ancient city of Akraiphia, the temple of Apollo Ptoios, and the Sarakinon Cave.

Join us for this running event and be a part of an unforgettable athletic experience. Whether you’re an experienced runner or a beginner, there’s a route suitable for every level and age. Come and discover the most beautiful way to explore the natural and cultural treasures of Akraifnio.

Get inspired, get moving and join us in this athletic adventure by registering here: event.athletopia.com/ptoiosagonasakraifniou2023