MELINDRA TRAIL - RACE NOTICE

GENERAL

The Melindra Trail race will take place on the last Sunday in June, i.e. on June 30th, 2019, one day after Olympus Marathon. The race is 5 kilometres long, with an ascent of 180 metres. The route has mild inclines and is an easy course for trail runners.

 

RACE COURSE

The race course starts and finishes at the Olympus Marathon finish line (the open-air theatre in Litochoro Park). The minimum altitude of the race is 279 metres, and the maximum altitude 429 metres. The route consists of trails, dirt tracks and asphalt roads.

 

PARTICIPATION RIGHT

The race is open to men and women aged 14 or over (born before year 2013). There is no maximum number of entries. Runners are personally responsible for having a medical check-up prior to the race.

 

REGISTRATION

Registrations will be open online, from 23 January 2019 at 8 p.m., to Monday, 10 June 2019 at 8 p.m. The race fee is payable online, via credit or debit card.

Once the race fee has been paid, each runner's name will be included in the list of participants.

Click here to register.

 

 

RACE PACKS

Race packs will be distributed on the day before the race (Saturday, 29 June) between 6 p.m. and 9 p.m., and on the race day (Sunday, 30 June), between 7.30 a.m. and 8.30 a.m. (half an hour before the race start) in Litochoro Municipal Park. To collect race packs, you will have to demonstrate an official document certifying the athlete’s identity and their age.

 

AID STATIONS

The organizers will provide one aid station, approximately halfway to the finish line (water and various snacks).

 

RACE FEE, BENEFITS

The race fee is €5. Each athlete is entitled to receive: water at one aid station, race bib, medal, electronic timing and first aid support.

 

CUT-OFFS

There is no cut-off time for this race.

 

EQUIPMENT

There is no mandatory equipment required of the runners. Runners may find it useful to carry a water bottle and waist pack.

 

AWARDS

Commemorative awards will be given to the first three male runners and the first three female runners in the race. Race medals will be given to all participants who complete the race.

 

SAFETY

The organizers protect runners by ensuring the presence of a rescue team on the race course. Athletes should, however, proceed with due caution. In the event that any athlete is injured, the organizers should be notified without delay.

Updated: January 2019