Welcome to Andros Trail Race and explore a place with some of the most fascinating attractions and sightseeing opportunities. Andros has a rich history and a beautiful natural landscape and it is definitely one of the places worth visiting in Greece.
Trail Races 24km – 10km – 5km – 1km
Andros, the northernmost island of the Cyclades. The race will take place at Ormos Korthi, the main town in southern Andros.
Saturday 29th & Sunday 30th September 2018
Participating in ‘Andros Trail Race 2018’ provides a remarkable occasion for runners to run a fascinating route at Korthi; a charming countryside with a beautiful bay and hills rising all around.
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Information about the event is available in : English
The 22 km Great Route starting from Korthi Bay Central Square is directed to the area of Paleokastro and the traditional settlements of Lardia, Giannisaio (Stavros) and Messa Vouni, crossing through the Monastery of Panachrantos and towards Vrakhnou settlement. Before reaching Vrakhnou, the route turns and climbs the slope of Gerakona Mount. until outside Exo Vouni settlement where it meets the asphalt at the entrance of the Dipotamata gorge, then the stone arch bridge, the old watermills and the medieval path. From this point the athletes go up to the Epano Kastro (Upper Castle) through the old Castle gate crossing it and continuing to the village Kochylou “hanging” on the hillside, finally returning to Korthi Bay.
The 10 km Small Route of the race, starting from Korthi Bay Central Square, is initially directed towards the valley of Korthi, then turning to Kato Khones settlement and it’s beautiful fountain, continuing alongside the valley and viewing traditional dovecotes, threshing floors and cottages, crossing Alamania settlement, and uphill to Episkopeio settlement, by the chapel of the Prophet Elias, the ruins of windmills and a unique mill called “Tavlomillos” found only on Andros. The path is directed towards the picturesque stone bridge and a watermill in Episkopeio (famous from the film “Little England”). Then the route continues through Episkopeio to Lardia (Palaiokastro) settlement and returns to Korthi Bay.