1st RUNNING RACE POLYGYROS RUN CHALKIDIKI 2017

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 1st RUNNING RACE POLYGYROS RUN CHALKIDIKI 2017

 

 The Physical Education Office, the Armed Forces Reserves Club of the Prefecture of Chalkidiki, the Youth Club of Polygyros, the AO Polygyrou, and the EPAL Polygyrou, in cooperation with the local unions of the Municipality of Polygyros, are organizing the 1st Running Race Polygyros RUN Chalkidiki 2017 to promote and spread the sporting spirit and the promotion of natural beauty of the local area.

 

Includes 2 Races:

 1.   Mountain - City RUN Race 15 km.
 2.   5.2 km Running Race or Dynamic Walking

 

 The Races will be become under the following Terms and Conditions:

 

 The Races will take place on Sunday 27-8-2017.
 The Start and Finish for the 2 Races will take place in the Town Hall of the Municipality of Polygyros.
 The Start for 5.2 km will be given at 9.00 in the morning and the Start for 15 km will be given 15 minutes later, at 9.15.

 

 

 

 GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF 15 KM RACE

   The 15 km race has a total positive elevation of 444 m, without any technical difficulties, and includes 9.6 km of a earthen forest road without difficulties, at the mountain Tsoukalas, near the city Polygyros and 5.4 km of asphalt inside and outside of the city and is aimed at middle and senior runners. The route is beautiful and overlooks the whole of Chalkidiki, Kassandra, Sithonia, Mount Athos, Holomontas and Olympus. Right to participate in the 15 km race has all the runners over 18 years of age and runs on their own responsibility, accepts and agrees with the terms and conditions of the Race.

 

 For the 15 km race there will be 3 water and isotonic stations. The 1st station will be at the  5,3 th km near the chapel of Agios Ilias, the 2nd station will be at 9 th km near Stavros chapel, and the 3rd station will be at the 13 th Km. At the Finish there will be water, juices, bananas and traditional buffet .

 

 For the 15 km race, there is a 2 hour and 30 minute Finish time limit. After the deadline, ie after 11.45, the 15 Km participants will have no entry coverage and should continue from the roadside at their own risk.

 The cost of participating in the 15 km race is 10 euros and is paid upon submission of the Application Form.

 

 

 

 

 GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF 5,2 KM RUNNING RACE OR DYNAMIC WALKING

 The 5.2 km of Running Race or Dynamic Walking  is aimed at beginners, or experienced 5 km runners, students, hikers, club members (not necessarily sportsmen) and generally anyone wishing to participate in a running event, or even walking dynamically. It includes 4 km of asphalt inside the city and 1 km of earthen nature road.

 

 Everyone, even minors 12-18 years old, has the right to participate in the 5.2 km Race, provided they are declared under the responsibility of their guardian, who will sign the responsible statement on the application form, at the day of the Race.

 

 All participants in 5.2 Km, including minors' guardians, should accept and agree with the terms and conditions of the Race.

 

 For the 5.2 km race there will be 1 water station at chapel Panagia at the 3rd Km.  At the Finish there will be water, juices, bananas and traditional buffet.

The Finish time limit is 1 hour. After the deadline of 1 hour, ie after 10.00, the 5.2  Km participants will have no entry coverage and should continue towards the Finish on the pavement, because from the same final  street line (at Polytechniou Street) the first 15 km runners will run towards the finish, from the same way. At the finish there will be water, juices and bananas.

 

 For 5.2 km Race - or Dynamic Walking, the cost of participation is 5 Euro and is paid upon submission of the Application Form. For students aged 12-18, participation at 5.2 Km is free of cost.

 

 

 

 

 REGISTRATION - PARTICIPATION

 The Registration-Participation  Application will be Electronically - Online directly from this website or Handwritten.

 The electronically Online Registration Form, you can find at the beginning and at the end of this website. The online application must include all required details and after confirmation should be sent, by clicking Finish.

 

 Handwritten Registration and Participation Applications will be available at the store ACS Polygyros tel 2371024177,  at the Gum Fitness Eyzin Ntalamisios Ilias tel 2371023996,  at the Cafe-Hotel Marelia tel 2371025088 and at the Cafe Bar SENSO tel 2371022362.

 

 Online and Handwritten Registration Applications will be made no later than 24-8-2017 at 15.00.    After this date and time, the entries are closed.

   A minimum number of applications for participation in both races can be completed handwritten and deposited at the race secretariat, on the day of the races, on Sunday morning at 7.45 - 8.45 hours , paying at the race secretariat and the corresponding Participation fee. The secretariat closes at 8.45.  If the Application is not filed, the participation is not considered valid.  

 

 

 

 MISCELLANEOUS TERMS AND CONDITIONS

 All participants at 15 km and 5,2 km should have been examined recently by a doctor and will fill out the relevant statement in the application form, which will assume responsibility for any medical event during the race. For the 12-18 year olds, their guardians assume their responsibility by signing the relevant form in the Application Form, at the day of the Race.

 The Races will be covered by Disaster Response Team, with rescuers, vehicles, volunteers and medical support.

 

 The maximum number of participants in the two races is 800.  Once the maximum number of participants has been reached, the entries are closed and any participation after that is invalid.

  In the case of cancellation of your participation, please let us know by sms, at +306944831115, stating your name and your intention to cancel your participation.

 

 All participants, in order for their participation to be valid, should be placed on a visible spot on the front of the body, the Participation Number (BIB). The attendance and receipt of the Participants' Numbers will take place at the Start of the race from 07:45 to 08:45. The race's secretariat will close 15 minutes before the Start, that is, at 08:45, so runners are kindly requested to arrive on time and not later than 08:15.

 

 Participants' personal items will be handed over at 8:45 am at the latest, in a special venue where they will be held until they are received. You do not allow items of value to be stored, such as mobile, money, etc., and the organizers are not responsible for any loss.

 

 Participants agree to the free use of their name and their image by the organizers, the media and the sponsors of the event.

 

 

 The Awards will take place at 12.30.

 In the 15 km race will be awarded the first 3 men of the General Ranking and the winners of the 19-39 Men's Age Categories, also 40-49, and 50+.

 The first 3 Women of the 15 km General Ranking will also be awarded.

 On the 5.2 km Race, will be awarded the first 3 Men and the first 3 Women of the General Ranking.

 All runners who finish will receive a medal.

 

 

 If the Organizers deems it necessary, they have the right to change the date of the Games, or to modify the route or start time, or change the terms and conditions of the races. Participants will be notified in time.

 

 

 

 DETAILED ROUTE DESCRIPTION OF 15 KM RACE.    View MAP of 15 Km
 It starts from the Town Hall uphill at the beginning of Harilaou Trikoupi Street, turns to Iroon Square and continues to Polytechniou Street, entering the old road Polygyros - Paleokastrou, running 1,7 km of asphalt. It continues uphill by a dirt forest road for the next 2.8 km. Then the wooded dirt road descends for the next 800 meters, where we meet the first feeding station in Agios Ilias (Ayios Ilias is at a distance of 5.3 km from the start).  We continue on a smooth, pebble forest road for 2.5 Km and we go out on an asphalt road. We continue uphill on the asphalt road for 1.2 km and meet the second power station at the small church Stavros (the small church of Stavros is at a distance of 9 km from the start). From there we go back to a dirt forest road and soon we start to descend from the dirt road for the next 3.6 km. From there we meet the asphalt and continue for the last 2.4 km through the city on Asclepion Street, we descend from Harilaou Trikoupi street, then we turn to Iroon Square and go down Polytechniou Street, until the Finish at the City Hall.  

 

 

 

 DETAILED ROUTE DESCRIPTION OF THE 5.2 KM RACE.   View MAP of 5,2 Km
 It starts from the Town Hall and runs along the pedestrian walkway to the Six Vrises. Then we ascend from Odyssea Elyti Street to Asklipiou Street and continue towards the park opposite the 1st Primary School.  Then we head down from Gerakina Street to the Polygyros Municipal Theater and then head for Poligiros Stadium and continue towards Panagia Churches. From there we continue on a dirt road for the next 1 km and climb to the Indoor Gym. From there, head over to Iroon Square and continue straight to Polytechniou Street, towards the Finish at the City Hall.

 

 

 

 To Fill out and send the Electronic Online Form - Application Form, click HERE or at the top of the Web page.