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Virgin Forest Trail 2016


Paranesti, located in the Region of Eastern Macedonia and Thrace, hosts for the tenth year the Virgin Forest Trail which will be held on May 15, 2016 and on October 14, 15 and 16, 2016 in the forest paths of Rodopi Mountain Range National Park.

Virgin Forest Trail includes 7 races that take place in the Virgin Forest of Paranesti with the participation of athletes from Greece and abroad.

On May the Paranesti Path (46.2km), which is an official qualifying race for events such as the Ultra Trail du Mont Blanc, and the Nestos Trail (10km) will be held. On October the event’s programme includes the Virgin Forest Ultramarathon Trail (162km, 14-16/10), the Nature Trail Race (110km, 15-16/10) and the Nestos Trail (10km, 16/10). On October 16, 2016 Alkimi Paides I (1,000m for children 10-13 y.o.), Alkimi Paides II (2,000m for children 14-17 y.o.) and the Special VFT (800m) addressed to children with special needs will also take place.

The event is held under the auspices of the Ministry of Economy, Development and Tourism, the Greek National Tourism Organisation, the General Secretariat for Sports and the Central Union of Municipalities and Communities of Greece. It is supported by the European Commission representation in Greece and the European Parliament Office in Greece.

For more info: http://paranestivft.com/, (+30) 2524 350131

 

Virgin Forest Trail 2016

15/05/2016 - 16/10/2016
Location: MAINLAND GREECEDRAMA

Hours - Comments
Dates: 15/05/2016 & 14-16/10/2016. Area: Drama – Eastern Macedonia and Thrace. Place: Paranesti. Start. T.: 15/05: 09:00 (Paranesti Path), 11:00 (Nestos Trail). 14/10: 08:00 (VFUT). 15/10: 07:00 (NTR). 16/10: 10:00 (NT), 12:00 (SVFT), 12:15 (AP I), 12:30 (AP II).


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