Discover the Thrills of the 3rd Pallatideios Road Race in Sidirokastro
The picturesque town of Sidirokastro, nestled in the heart of Serres, Greece, is gearing up for an exhilarating event set to take place on Sunday, October 29, 2023. The 3rd Pallatideios Road Race promises to be greater and more captivating than ever before!
A Race for Every Runner
This event offers a variety of races and routes, catering to runners of all abilities:
1. Semi-Mountain Route (26.8 km) – Krousobitis Trail Start Time: 09:00
– This challenging route will take you through 5% trails and forest roads, 20% asphalt, and 75% dirt roads. With an elevation gain of 700 meters, it demands physical endurance and careful navigation through certain sections of the course.
2. Pallatideios Road (6 km) Start Time: 10:00
– If you prefer a more accessible option, the Pallatideios Road offers a delightful 6-kilometer route. It comprises 2.5 kilometers of smooth asphalt road and 3.5 kilometers of enchanting forest road, with a manageable 100-meter elevation difference.
3. Junior Race (1 km) Start Time: 09:15
– Young athletes can join in the fun with the Junior Race, a 1-kilometer asphalt route set against the urban backdrop of Sidirokastro.
Sidirokastro: Where f History and Natural Beauty meets
Sidirokastro, situated just 26 kilometers northwest of Serres, is a destination well known to the locals for its rich historical heritage, with monuments dating back to the Paleolithic era. Visitors can explore the Byzantine Castle, marvel at the Zeston Neron Waterfall, and take in the tranquility of Lake Kerkini.
More Than Just a Race
The Pallatideios Road Race is not your ordinary running event; it’s a vibrant celebration of community, resilience, and the journey toward a healthier lifestyle. Our event is planned with a twofold mission: to champion physical well-being and to proudly showcase the captivating natural landscapes and rich history of Sidirokastro.
Join us on October 29, 2023, as we embark on a journey through the heart of Sidirokastro, where challenge meets scenic landscapes, and where a tight-knit community welcomes all with open arms. See you at the starting line!