For the 4th year in a row, Tinos will host the event TINOS RUNNING EXPERIENCE (tinosrunningexperience.gr) from 9th to 11th of June, that aims at consolidating the island as an important destination for sports tourism.
The event is being organized by Tinos’ Commercial & Business Association , in cooperation with the organization ALL ABOUT RUNNING, and with the support of the Regional Administration and the Municipality of Tinos.
The actual running competition will take place on Saturday, 1oth of June. The highlight of the event is the Half Marathon (21,1km), starting at 5 o’ clock from the village of Volakas, passing through Skalados, Krokos, Komi, Kalloni and finishing line in the Town of Tinos.
Besides the Half Marathon, the other races (10km, 5km, 1km, 100m) offer the opportunity to everyone regardless of age, gender or physical condition, to participate in this athletic fest. After the completion of all races there will be a awarding & closing ceremony.
4th TINOS RUNNING EXPERIENCE races:
TINOS RUNNING EXPERIENCE: Half Marathon road race
TINOS FUN RUN: 10km road race
TINOS FUN RUN: 5km road race
TINOS KIDS RUN: 1km road race for kids within Tinos Town
TINOS SPECIAL RUN: 100m for people with special needs
The previous day to the race, Friday 9th, there will be Pasta Party, as a welcome event for the participants of the Half Marathon and TINOS FUN RUN of 10km and 5km and their companions. This year it will be held at Falatados village, with the participation of the well known Greek chef, Alexandros Papandreou.
On Sunday, 11 th , the visitors will have the option to walk through one of the many trails of the island, getting in touch with nature and the beautiful landscape of Tinos.
«Our Association’s intention and goal is the establishment of this event as an annual athletic meeting on the island, attracting athletes from all over Greece and abroad, as well as people involved in Sports, developing this way an equally significant tourism sector, that of Sports Tourism. The participants will have the possibility to experience the charming and picturesque villages, the numerous museums, the beauty of nature, the amazing beaches, the culture and art of Tinos», said Andreas Tsimekis, president of the board.