Explore the 3rd Nymfaia-Kanoni Mountain Race: Where History Meets Adventure
Nestled in the Rodopi Mountains of Greece, the historic village of Nymfaia is set to come alive with the 3rd Nymfaia-Kanoni Mountain Race. This eagerly awaited event, organized by the Health Runners’ Club “Rodopi Runners,” welcomes participants of all ages, making it a fantastic family-friendly adventure.
Date & Time: Mark your calendars for November 5, 2023, as the race begins at 09:00 AM.
Race Route: Brace yourself for a thrilling 12-kilometer race with a challenging 540-meter positive altitude gain. The race starts and finishes at the Nymfaia Tourist Pavilion, promising breathtaking views and an invigorating experience for all participants.
Nymfaia, a village renowned for its natural beauty and historical significance, is home to the namesake fortress, located to the northwest of the village. This fortress played a pivotal role in history, witnessing a historic battle in April 1941 between German forces and the Greek Army. Today, it stands as a testament to the past and hosts a fascinating military museum that has been welcoming visitors since 2000.
Embrace the Adventure:
The 3rd Nymfaia-Kanoni Mountain Race offers not only a test of physical endurance but also a chance to immerse yourself in the rich history of this region. With the picturesque Rodopi Mountains as your backdrop, you’ll embark on a journey that combines adventure and cultural exploration.
How to Register:
To be a part of this unforgettable experience, register now by clicking on the link below:
Join us for this exciting mountain race in the heart of Nymfaia, where history and adventure blend, creating memories that will forever.