The “Eco Tourismo” Community in cooperation with the Prespa Municipality, Florina and CFO Florina organize Cross Triathlon, Olympic distance, under the name “PRESPAthlon 2019 – The Bear’s Trail” and will take place on Saturday 7 and Sunday 8 September 2019 in the area of Prespa, Pisoderi and Varnousa.
Our absolute respect for this natural environment and our desire for healthy sport are the predominant slogans of this struggle that will take place in an area of unique beauty and ancient history.
We follow the footsteps of the brown bear, the predominant animal in the area, who will chase fishes on the banks of Prespa and teach its young how to fish them, ascend to the hillside of Varnousa to find shelter and descend to Pisoderi to harvest the stumps and the dung.
On this road, swimming will take place in Megali Prespa, the mountain bike route will cross Mount Varnousa, to reach the other side, in the area of the ski center of Vigla Pisoderi, where the run of the run .
This struggle comes to introduce an originality in our country, since it does not follow the classic circular form but it is a crossing
(point-to-point) where startup and termination are done at different points. For this reason the change zones will be two (2).
The legs of cycling and running are made entirely on dirt tracks. www.prespathlon.gr
Σάββατο 7/9 – Saturday 7/9
11:00-18:00 Λειτουργία γραμματείας/ Registration office opening
18:00 Τεχνική ενημέρωση/ Technical update
20:00 Pasta party
Κυριακή 8/9 – Sunday 8/9
08:00 Τοποθέτηση ποδηλάτων στην ζώνη αλλαγής/ Transition zone opening
09:00 Εκκίνηση αγώνα/ Race Start
15:30 Απονομές επάθλων/ Awards ceremony