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Virgin Forest Trail 2017

The Virgin Forest Trail takes place from October 13-15, 2017 at the Forest of Paranesti, which is identified by its distinctive biodiversity and has been characterized as a Monument of Nature.

The races will take place at Paranesti, in the paths of the unique natural environment of Paranesti and Fracto Region, in Drama. The races of VFT include the Virgin Forest Ultra Trail, the Nature Trail Race, the Paranesti Path, the Nestos trail, and last but not least, the races Alkimi Paides Ι and II.

The races of VFT are:

• Virgin Forest Ultra Trail (total length 162km) will take place on 13,14 and 15 October 2017.
Starting time : Friday 08.00
Duration: 40 hours

• Nature Trail Race (total length 110km) will take place on 14 and 15 October 2017 .
Starting time : Saturday 07.00
Duration: 24 hours

• Paranesti Path (total length 46,2km) will take place on 14 October 2017.
Starting time : Saturday 09.00
Duration : 6 hours
• Nestos Trail (total length 10km) will take place on 15 October 2017.
Starting time : Sunday 10.00
Duration : 2 hours

• The races Alkimi Paides Ι (A.P. Ι),total length 1.200metres for the children between 10-13 years old and Alkimi Paides ΙΙ (A.P.ΙΙ) total length 2.500 metres for children between 14-17 years old,will take place on 15 October 2017.
Starting time: Sunday A.P Ι at 12.15
A.P. ΙΙ at 12.30

• The race Special VFT (800 metres) which is addressed to people with special abilities,will take place on 15 October 2017.
Starting time: Sunday 12.00

The Virgin Forest Races is held by the Municipality of Paranesti, the Region AMTH-Drama, the managing body of the Rodopi Mountain Range and under the auspices of the Greek National Tourism Organisation, the Ministry of Tourism, the Ministry of Defense, the General Secretariat of Sports, the Ministry for Macedonia and Thrace as well as the support from the office of the European Parliament in Greece.

Virgin Forest Trail 2017

13/10/2017 - 15/10/2017

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Dates: 13/10/2017 – 15/10/2017. Area: Paranesti – Drama. Place: Forest of Paranesti For further info:

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