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8th Xerolivado Trail Run 14km

GREECE
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About

Location

GREECE VEROIA

Date Start

Sun 15 July 2018

Date Finish

Sun 15 July 2018

Start

Xerolivado

Finish

Xerolivado

IN MEMORIAM JACEK BOKOC

The 8th Xerolivado Trail Run is organized by Veria's Running Club in collaboration with the Sports Sector of Municipality of Imathia. It will be supported by local authorities of the village, Xerolivado's and Makrochori's Cultural Clubs, Veria's Enduro Team and ERVAN.
This year’s race is dedicated to the memory of distinguished athlete, fellow human and friend, citizen of Veria, Jacek Bokoc.
Everyone is invited to this 8th summer edition, following up on the positive feedback and impressions collected from past events.
Contrary to its name (Xerolivado in Greek means dried pasture) Xerolivado is a green pasture situated at an altitude of 1230 meters surrounded by perennial pine and beech trees, in the mountain of Vermio, 18 kilometers far from Veria. Set off from Veria, follow the road to mount Seli and on the 9th km turn left for Xerolivado.

Course Description: The race is 14 kilometres long crossing through beautiful forest scenery, with minor inclination fluctuations making this race considered to be the easiest and fastest trail run in Greece.
There will be individual online timing for all participants.
Aside from the running part, Xerolivado Trail Run offers free camping in a beautiful area surrounded by perennial pine trees. This area is ideal for those who would like to strengthen ties among runners and perhaps their families. In the camping area water is available within a distance of 100m.

Food is not provided. The organizing committee will only offer "trahana" on Sunday morning, 15th of July at 6:30 a.m. Campers can also choose among a variety of outdoor activities, such horseback riding, walking in the forest, or riding bicycles. Please keep in mind mind that temperature during the night drops 8-10 degrees lower.

Accommodation suggestions in the vicinity of Xerolivado village:
Doucata in the village of Xerolivado, tel: +306978181922
Kapsalis just 8 kilometres from Xerolivado, tel: +302331044421
Lozitsi, at the Veria – Seli junction, a distance of 12 kilometres from Xerolivado, tel: +302331022327

TIMETABLE

Saturday July 14, 2018
12:00 camp preparation (12:00 to 22:00)
18:00 to 20:00 bib numbers collection (from the kiosk of the playground of Xerolivado)

Sunday 15 July 2018
07:00 to 08:30 bib numbers collection
09:00 Start of "1500m kids lake run"
09:15 Start 14 km mountain Trail Run
11:15 Light meal-barbeque for all athletes
11:30 Award ceremony

Date of Trail Run: Sunday, July 15, 2018

Start time 9: 15am from the central park of the village
Entries: Maximum number of participants is 600 runners. The registration must be made by Monday 9 July by clicking on the Registration Form online link and filling in all the details of the online form.

Participation fee. The cost for participation is 5 euros. Cancellations only until Monday 9th of July the latest in the club's e-mail: syldrover@gmail.com.
Limited number of last minute entries (race day registrations) will be accepted if the number of 600 runners is not exceeded, but please do not leave this for the last possible moment.

1500m Race for children up to 15 years old.
Sunday 09:00 am (Flat grass course)
The first 3 boys and the first 3 girls of the following categories will be awarded with medals:
1st category : up to the 3rd grade of Primary School
2nd category : up to the 6th grade of Primary School
3rd category : up to the 3rd grade of Junior High School

Medical care: Medical care will be available at the finish line and along the route of the race, as well. Private clinic Evaggelismos ambulances will be present at the finish line area as well as on route.

Catering: Water will be available on the 5th km, bottled water and isotonic beverages on the 10th km, whereas all athletes can quench their thirst at the tap nearby the finish line.

Awards:
The first 3 men and the first 3 women of the general rank will be given a special hand crafted prize, along with the winners of the following categories:
Men: 18-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55+
Women: 18-34, 35-44, 45+
The winners of the general rank are not included in these categories.
All the athletes crossing the finish line will receive a remembrance medal.
The winner of the race will be awarded with 150 €.

Bib numbers collection: Bib numbers collection will take place on Saturday July 14, at Xerolivado park kiosk, between the hours of 6 to 8 pm and on Sunday July 15 until 45 minutes before the start of the race at the same location.   

Parallel Events: A live performance by a well-known music band will take place on Saturday night.

 


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