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.
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.