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28-29/05/2022

4th Acheloos Run 2022 Road Race

21.1 km, 5 km, 1km for elementary and high school students, 6 km dynamic walking

 

The Acheloos Run 2022 Road Race returns next to Acheloos for the fourth time on Saturday and Sunday 28-29 May 2022 in Neochori, Messolonghi.

The road race is conducted under the supervision of the Region of Western Greece in co-organization with the Municipality of I.P. Messolonghi and the Oiniades Running Team and is under the auspices of the Ministry of Culture – Sports.

This year ‘s event is being upgraded and enriched with several parallel activities. The new action plan called “Acheloos Project”, will include the 1 km races for elementary and high school children, 5 km race, 6 km dynamic walking and for the first time a Half Marathon race (21.1km).

At the same time, the organization of the 1st Athletic Gala Acheloos will take place for the first time. The event will award the most important sporting efforts made in recent years. The action aims at extroversion and the organization of the first steps of alternative tourism in the region with emphasis on sports tourism.

On Sunday, May 29, 2022 at 8:10 a.m. There will be a 21.1 km road race starting from Neochori and finishing at Louros beach. The route will be directed from Neochori to Katochi, a small village built on a small hill next to the calm waters of Acheloos. Then, it will cross a perfectly flat route passing through an environmentally sensitive area famous for its birds, part of the Messolonghi – Aetolian Lagoon, to reach the beach of Louros, a huge beach 17km. The runners will finish at the beach of Louros with a finish line party with delicacies from local producers and music by the leading music producer and DJ Thodoris Triantafillou.

More information: www.acheloosrun.gr

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