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Naxos Mountain Bike Race at Sangri village

Date: 22.10.2013

1st Annual Mountain Bike Race in Naxos, Sunday, October 27th at 12:00.

Deadline for pre-registration is October 25, 2013
Distance: 22 km – teenage short course 9.5 km

The 1st annual Naxos Mountain Bike Race 2013 will begin from the picturesque village of Sangri which is 11 km from Naxos Town. It is being organized by Islandevents.gr in cooperation with a bunch of very enthusiastic local bikers and with the financial support of NOPPAPPPA.

The race will start at 12:00 – on site registration finishes at 11:30 – all athletes are asked to be at the start from 10:30.

PLEASE REMEMBER the clocks change back one hour the night before the race!

Categories:

Teenagers -boys and girls- short course 9.5 km
12-17 years old

Men - full course
18-35 years old
36-45 years old
46 years old and up

Women – full course
Open group

The race will begin from Sangria café bar next to the windmill. The participants will do a 5.3 km rolling start direction Agiassos where the official race will begin. After 150 metres of paved road you turn onto a dirt road direction Sangri passing above the ancient temple of Dimitra ( a beautiful 6th century sanctuary made entirely of marble). Riding straight through Sangri village you then head down the valley and up towards the Profiti Ilia turn off towards the low hills of Zas mountain (the highest mountain in the Cyclades). Arriving in the Tragea area after 4 km uphill ride you turn left towards Damalas village and continue on the back roads of Damalas towards Bazeos Tower ( built in the 16th century and and originally used as a monastery). You then head back towards Sangri and back to the starting point at the café. The race is a total of 22.5 km.

If you are travelling to Naxos on the Blue Star Ferries you may be entitled to a discount. Please fill in the required field in the pre-registration form and we will let you know.

Participating hotels have also offered athletes a discount. These include:

Oniro Hotel in Naxos Town
www.studios-oniro.eu
One person – 20 euro
2 people - one room - 15 euro per person
3 people - one room - 10 euro per person

Grotta Hotel – located above Naxos Town
www.hotelgrotta.gr
1 person 35 euro with buffet breakfast served from 8-10
2 people – 1 room 45 euro with buffet breakfast served from 8-10

Johnnys Pension in Sangri Village
www.jonny.gr
10 euro per person

After the race and awards ceremony everyone is invited to socialize around souvlaki and drinks at a discounted price organized by the village association and the Sangria café.

Find 1st annual Naxos Mountain Bike Race on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/events/412663068853601/

The route: http://www.strava.com/activities/86020255

Remember: Participants are responsible for their own equipment and all athletes must wear a helmet. There will not be helmets available at the race.

Please fill out the pre-registration form. You can also download it, fill it out and email it back to us at islandevents.gr – deadline for pre-registration is October 25th or sign up on the day before 11:30. Pre-registration form: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1BsoKZqka5wVNuf8rVvz5a3mjR4b2klBWUnrKdJAkTJo/viewform

For more info. Phone 6944909652

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