6th ALKYONON ROAD RACE (NIGHT RUN) 29.7 KILOMETERS “THE ALKYONON ROAD” AND PARALLEL 6.6 KM RACE ON PSATHAS-ALEPOCHORI BEACH
ORGANIZATION: Α.Π.Σ. “APOLLON” WEST ATTICA, UNDER THE SPONSOR OF EOSLMA-Y.
SATURDAY OCTOBER 2, 2021
Partial starts of both races 29/7 km and 6.6 km at 19.58 pm
The race of 29.7 km and 6.6 km will start from kafe PARADISE will be held on the asphalt route around the distance of Psatha 3.3 km and will be completed in 9 laps, and in 2 laps that of 6.6 km
The runners of both races will receive their participation numbers in café PARADISE from 17.30pm
We expect about 220 athletes in both games and around 30 people in the event.
For the transport of athletes – runners, the Organizing Committee will charter buses that will transport fellow runners, from Athens to Psatha, starting the first bus at 16.00pm and the last at 16.15pm, while returning from Psatha to Athens, the first will depart at 00.15am after midnight on Saturday.
The buses will start from Davaki Square – Iroon Polytechnic in Egaleo, next to the National Bank of Egaleo, on Iera Odos (600 meters from the junction of Iera Odos with Thivon Avenue).
Applications will be submitted until WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 29, 2021.
On the day of the Race, registrations – participations will not be accepted.
• The cost of 29.7km is 20 euros.
A technical collectible T-shirt will also be given in the 29.7km race which is within the participation cost.
• The cost of the 6.6 km race is 8 euros, without a T-shirt
If someone from the 6.6km race wants the T-shirt, they can get it for 7 euros.
The amount of 20 euros, and 8 euros the participants will transfer to the account of the club:
EUROBANK ERGASIAS A.E. BANK (NTT) 0026,0602.83.0200575455 until Wednesday 29 September 2021 or by e-banking in the account IBAN GR 86026060200008 30200 575 455.
Registrations will be made ONLY in the electronic form on our site apollonrunnersclub.gr It will open after AUGUST 22.
The participation cost includes the transfer from Athens to Psatha and from Psatha to Athens, with the buses of the event.
• Full supply of athletes with water, fruits (bananas, apples), isotonic solutions at the START (TERMINATION) station
• The first 3 men of General and the first 3 women of 29.7km and the first 3 and first 3 of 6.6km will be given commemorative cups, while all – all the finishers will be given medals.
The event will have an electronic timing
The event sets 4.15 hours as the finish line of the Race. Those who fail to finish within this time limit will be listed as out-of-bounds, but will receive all relevant benefits.
Because the race is a night run, no one will be allowed to participate unless they have front and rear lenses and reflectors.
Route description – A few words about the race
The route of the Race is located in a wonderful aesthetic area of a wetland on the beach of Psatha
Opposite are the well-known Alkyonides Islands from antiquity (Good Islands), at a distance of about 2 nautical miles, which took their name from ancient times, as well as the homonymous Gulf of Alkyonides, from the numerous flocks of alkyons that live and multiply in the many and inaccessible cracks of the diverse coasts of the region.
Kingfishers, since ancient times, were birds that symbolized comradeship faith and devotion, while in our folk tradition, the kingfisher is a symbol of peace and prosperity in homes, while it is considered a sedative of storms and lightning. All this is due to the ancient myth of Alcyone and her companion Kyika, whom Zeus transformed into birds, after the mourning of the first (Alcyone) when she lost her companion…
While according to the Mythology, it is also said that Zeus, compassionate for the loss of the pregnant chicks of Alkyona, which were carried away by the fierce waves of the winter seas, ordered the winds not to blow during the winter weather (in the days of January). .
Opposite the sea coastal route, stands the beautiful aesthetic pine forest of Geraneia and its ends, with the sea of the Gulf of Alkyonides.
There, on the beautiful beaches of ΘATHA, PAGON (ALEPOCHORIOU), next to the nests of Alkyon, the birds of Faith and Love, who come every September, at about the same time as the Struggle, in our Homeland, at their home…
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