HARD SUN TRAIL RACE
27 / 10 KM
27 / 10 KM
HARD SUN TRAIL RACE 27KM & AGISTRAKI TRAIL 10 KM
The HardSun race consists of two stages. The HardSun trail race route is 27 km long. and 936m. positive altitude difference. The Agistraki trail race route is 10 km long. , 367μ. positive altitude difference and is designed for athletes with less experience in mountain running.
Athletes participating in the HardSun trail race 27km will have the opportunity to get to know the whole island of Agistri. They will admire its beautiful beaches, they will cross the alleys of its settlements, they will be impressed with the rich vegetation of the island. After the completion of the race they will have formed a complete image of him and will have filled their soul and mind with beautiful images.
HardSun trail race 27 km description
Distance: 27 km with 96 meters elevation gain
Runners who participate in the HardSun trail race 27 km, will have the opportunity to see the whole island of Agistri. They will admire the beautiful seaside of the island, they will run through the villages’ alleys and they will marvel at the island’s lush vegetation. By the time they cross the finishing line, runners will be able to tell that they have seen the whole island and will carry in their heart and mind unique images.
Race’s starting point is at the front of Copa Cabana café. The runner will head towards Skala port and the first 1,170 meters of running will be on paved road.
A slope will lead the runner to the first trail at an area called Skliri. Up until 2.3 km, the trail will be narrow and at some point, the runner will find a small part of paved road for 450 meters. Up until 8.3 km, the road is unmade with many uphill parts. The first replenishment station (CP1) is at the 8.3 km at Agia Varvara chapel. Afterwards, the runner will head to the unmade road with the slight slope and will reach Dragonera beach where at 11.6 km will run on the beach. At the beach’s end a narrow trail of about 1.5 km will lead the runner to Pachas which is an area at the 13 km of the race.
*Replenishment stations (CP 1/2/3) will operate as checkpoints too.
THE RACE OF 27KM IN GPX & STRAVA
At this point, the runner will turn right and for about 500 meters will run on a paved road towards Limenaria. There is the second replenishment station (CP2) at 13.5 km. Next is a slope that is expanding for 2.3 km and the runner will be on an unmade road and a forestland up until the 25.5 km. The runner should keep in mind that at 21.3 km is the third replenishment station (CP3). Exiting the forestland, the route will lead the runner to the alleys of the picturesque village of Metochi. Turning left and going downhill, the runner will find the beach at the area of Potami. The remaining 500 meters is for the finishing line which is at Copa Cabane café. The runner who reaches the finishing line will have completed the route of 27 km.
Agistraki trail race description
Distance: 10 km with 367 meters elevation gain
Agistraki trail race is for the runners who are not very experienced in mountain races. The route race is amazing! The runners will get at the mountain top through secret trails under the pines, will learn about the island’s culture and will admire the ancient settlements. It is a promising route with a marvelous view!
Race’s starting point is at the front of Copa Cabana café. The first 1,000 meters is of paved road. More specifically, the first 200 meters is towards Skala’s central square.
The runner will turn right to a steep slope that leads to Metochi village and will run in its alleys.
An uphill route in the forestland for the next 3 km will take him to the one and only replenishment station (CP) located at an area called Moires 5 km after the beginning of the race.
The next 2.2 km are a slope downhill towards Agistri Fire Department which is at Megalochori.
Turning right to the unmade road, the runner will find a slope for 1 km at the end of which is Agioi Theodoroi chapel at the 8.3 km of the route.
Η ΔΙΑΔΡΟΜΗ ΤΩΝ 10KM ΣΕ GPX & STRAVA
There begins the final descent through a 1 km trail towards the area of Potami. The runner should take the downhill slope to the beach that is a paved road. The remaining 500 meters is for the finishing line which is at Copa Cabane café. The runner who reaches the finishing line will have completed the route of 10 km.
* The Replenishment station (CP) will operate as checkpoints too.