|Start||20-21-22/10/23 08:00||21-22/10/23 07:00||21/10/23 09:00||22/10/23 10:00||22/10/23||22/10/23|
|Positive Altitude||6.889m||4.675m||1.930 m||-||-||-|
|Negative Altitude||6.425m||4.675m||1.930 m||-||-||-|
|Asphalt||6.454m (3.9%)||5.123m (4.7%)||3.765m (8.2%)||-||-||-|
|Dirt road||39.687m (24,4%)||11.605m (10,6%)||6.050m (13%)||-||-||-|
|Path||116.510m (71,6%)||92.967m (84,7%)||36.452m (78,8%)||-||-||-|
VIRGIN FOREST ULTRA TRAIL (V.F.U.T)
|Station||Distance||D||First||Last||Path||Dirt road||Asphalt||Exclusion Time|
|1||Paranesti - Porcel - Vounoplagia (Church)||12.908||12.908||865||465||81||09:21||150||10:30||8.875||2.945||1.088|
|2||Vounoplagia (Church)- Silli||6.186||19.094||465||215||45||10:06||100||12:10||5.755||431|
|3||Silli - Filakio Pagalou||8.010||27.104||545||149||75||11:21||120||14:10||6.154||1.856|
|4||Filakio Pagalou - Zarkadia||8.537||35.641||30||865||45||12:06||100||15:50||4.920||3.050||567||16:00|
|5||Zarkadia - Platanovrisis Lake - Alikioi||20.816||56.457||750||475||176||15:02||270||20:20||20.071||633||112|
|6||Alikioi – Antero (exit path)||4.219||60.676||570||60||45||15:47||90||21:50||4.219||22:00|
|7||Antero - Gioumourlou – Charadra 14||16.000||76.676||385||210||125||17:52||180||00:50||16.000||01:00|
|8||Charadra 14 – Piramides 148 – 147 – 146 (0,5) – – Frakto (Construction site)||16.241||92.917||866||679||150||20:22||270||05:20||11.427||4.814||05:30|
|9||Frakto – Likolakas - Achladorema - Farasino||18.104||111.021||258||987||145||22:47||270||09:50||14.604||3.500|
|10||Farasino - Pefki - Zarkadia||16.789||127.810||735||995||135||01:02||270||14:20||14.772||2.017||14:30|
|11||Zarkadia -Oxia -Prasinada||12.758||140.568||1.075||470||180||04:02||270||18:50||9.246||1.502||2.010||19:00|
|12||Prasinada - -Silli||4.394||144.962||260||150||40||04:42||90||20:20||3.400||994|
|13||Silli - Porcel -Paranesti (Train station)||17.674||162.636||160||705||120||06:42||210||23:50||13.052||2.376||2.246||24:00|
|TOTAL||162.636||6.964||6.425||22:42||39:30||116.510 (71,6%)||39.687 (24,4%)||6.454||40 HOURS|
NATURE TRAIL RACE (N.T.R)
|Route- Station||Distance||D||First||Last||Path||Dirt road||Asphalt||Exclusion Time|
|1||Paranesti - Porcel - Vounoplagia (Church)||12.908||12.908||865||465||81||08:21||150||9:30||8.875||2.945||1.088|
|2||Vounoplagia (Church)- Silli||6.186||19.094||465||215||43||09:04||90||11:00||5.755||431|
|3||Silli - Filakio Pagalou||8.010||27.104||545||149||63||10:07||90||12:30||6.154||1.856|
|4||Filakio Pagalou - Zarkadia||8.537||35.641||30||865||50||10:57||80||13:50||4.920||3.050||567||14:00|
|5||XZarkadia - Platanovrisis lake - Alikioi||20.816||56.457||750||475||150||13:27||265||18:15||20.071||633||112|
|6||Alikioi – Antero (exit path)||4.219||60.676||570||60||45||14:12||90||19:45||4.219||20:00|
|7||Antero (exit path) – Anterorachi – Moma||12.726||73.402||320||385||95||15:47||150||22:15||12.726|
|8||Moma – Poligefiro - Zarkadia||7.419||80.821||120||380||41||16:29||90||23:45||6.674||24:00|
|9||Zarkadia -Oxia (Afchenas) - Silli||11.200||92.021||850||235||105||18:14||240||03:45||10.521||112||567||04:00|
|10||Porcel – Paranesti (Train station)||17.674||109.695||160||705||110||20:04||170||06:35||13.052||2.376||2.246||07:00|
PARANESTI PATH (P.P.)
|Route- Station||Distance||D||First||Last||Path||Dirt road||Asphalt||Exclusion Time|
|1||Paranesti (Train station) – Nessos - Porcel Tholou||5.539||5.539||240||135||21||9:21||50||9:50||2.909||1.900||730|
|2||Porcel - Vounoplagia (Church)||7.369||12.908||625||330||51||10:12||80||11:10||5.966||1.045||358|
|3||Vounoplagia (Church)- Silli||6.186||19.094||465||215||41||10:53||75||12:25||5.755||431||4.00|
|4||Silli - bypass Οξιάς -Silli||9.499||28.593||440||395||56||11:49||110||14:15||8.770||729|
|5||Silli - Porcel||9.751||38.344||80||585||50||12:39||90||15:45||8.835||916|
|6||Porcel – Paranesti (Train station)||7.923||46.267||80||120||42||13:21||75||17:00||4.217||2.376||1.330|
Throughout the course of all the races, there will be adequate and clear signaling, with reflective fluorescent signals of the event special for each match. You will meet:
- Marking (project ribbons white - red) every 50 m approximately
- Floor markings on ledges of stone or tree trunks or wood, to indicate difficulty
- Telephone signs in places where there is a mobile telephony signal
- Information signs at each Refueling Station, about the kilometers you covered from the beginning of the route, its altitude differences next section of the route (positive ascent and descent measures respectively) and the kilometers to the next Station.
- Track and direction signs: On routes where the course of the four races is common, there will be signs with the name of the respective games. On a route where the course of the race is unique, the signal will indicate only that race
- Phosphorescent reflective signals on all signs, suitable for night and fog
- Signs characteristic of the race and reflective paint light in dark and difficult places
- Traffic signs, warning of the difficulty of the ground / danger of the crossing point or prohibiting the crossing
- Course information signs
- Turn right / left
- Reflective light signals to assist in adverse weather conditions (fog, rain) or at night
|Date of Birth||Before 2003||Before 2003||Before 2005||Before 2005|
|Finish of the race||1 mountain >80km or 1 asphalt >100km during 2020–2023||1 mountain >40km or 1 asphalt >80km during 2020–2023||1 mountain/asphalt >20km||-|
The registration process starts in June 2023 and lasts until the completion of the maximum number of athletes of each race as detailed mentioned above and in any case until 31 August 2023.
Runners of all races must fill in the online registration form on the website of the event www.paranestivft.com
Upon completion of each registration and after checking the prerequisites for each match, the Organizing Committee of the Organization will announce the approval of the application for participation of the athlete.
5.1 PAYMENT FOR PARTICIPATION IN THE MATCHAfter the approval of the registration application, the athlete pays the corresponding amount for each race, in the bank account: Piraeus Bank, ΙΒΑΝ: GR 940171 1960 0061 9613 6336 405, Beneficiary Municipality of Paranesti The deposit receipt must include the name of the athlete and the reason for the deposit "participation in the race………». The copy of the deposit will then be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org. The cost of participation for the races is as follows: V.F.U.T. 162km 70€, N.T.R. 110km 55€, P.P. 46km 45€, N.T. 10km 10€
5.2 COMPLETION OF REGISTRATIONWith the notification of the deposit of the participation amount in the event, the registration of the participant is finalized. It will then be sent by organization and the confirmation of the participation of the athlete. A deposit made by a person who is not included in the list of approved athletes does not imply his participation in the race.
Cancellation of the athlete's participation is done only for health reasons (which must be certified with official documents of a public hospital, which will to the event) by September 1, 2023. Upon receipt of proof of serious health reason, an application will be sent by the event refund to the athlete, where by signing it will be returned half the amount of the registration. It is not refundable after this date the amount of the registration.
In case the event, due to extreme or adverse weather conditions (snowfall, storm, strong winds, flood) or other unforeseen events and for the safety of athletes, volunteers, cancel or stop the race, no refund of the registration fee is provided.
In case the athlete does not take part in the race while he / she has paid the registration fee, he / she will receive all his / her eligible souvenirs by post registration file, after the end of the games.
The athletes are identified in Paranesti at the secretariat, presenting their police or service ID or passport. Only then will he receive his participation dossier, which will include his number as well as those products provided by the event.
The submission of the files for each match will start and will last according to the schedule that will be announced in time by the organization.
The event will provide catering during the race, first aid if needed, provision of insurance, medal to the finishers, diploma (electronic form available after the end of the games on the website of the event), prizes to the winners, souvenirs of the organization to the participants. Especially for the runners of the VFUT and NTR races, hospitality, prerace pasta party and light lunch after the races.
Athletes have the following obligations
- Be aware of regulations
- Respect the environment
- Do not have external support
- Have a bib entry number
- To have mandatory equipment
Every athlete is fully aware of their intention to take part in a mountain (with some very remote - inaccessible areas) race, as well as stress - stress that will inevitably put his body. He also takes personal responsibility to fight prudently and responsibly and not to put himself in objective danger. Every athlete, submitting the application, already knows based on recent medicine examines whether his health condition allows him to compete in a long-term endurance race in a mountainous environment. If a doctor of the event or a member of the volunteers of the rescue teams, diagnose a serious danger that does not allow the further continuation of the effort of an athlete, then this athlete is obliged to stop the race and hand over his number to the person in charge of the Station.
The athlete must complete and sign the relevant responsible statement. Click here to open the responsible statement
Mandatory equipment (ONLY FOR THE RACES VFUT AND NTR)
- running backpack with liquid bag / container of at least one liter
- waterproof jacket
- aluminum blanket
- elastic bandage
- emergency whistle
- two head lenses with spare batteries
- a second technical t-shirt
- food equivalent to a minimum of 1000 calories
- mobile phone with charged battery. Your call number must be stated when registering for the event. The European dialing number emergency is 112. On the bib that will be granted to the athletes will be written the phone number of the event.
- personal feeding cup
- The organization depending on the weather conditions may require additional mandatory equipment, such as gloves, hat, long technician leggings or waterproof pants.
Upon receipt of the registration dossier from the secretariat, the organization will check the above necessary equipment. The file will not be served registration with the athlete if any of the above materials are missing.
The organization can check this equipment at any (not known in advance) point of the route. Absence of even part of the equipment imposes the exclusion of the athlete.
11.1. OPTIONAL EQUIPMENT
- hemostatic spray
- GPS device
- printed description of the route
- hiking poles (with covered edges)
- long leggings or waterproof pants
- windproof technical t-shirt
- second pair of socks
(ONLY FOR THE RACES VFUT AND NTR)
During the registration of the athlete, he / she will be given two plastic bags, with a capacity of 30 lt (drop bag), on which the participation number of the athlete will be written. In them he can place the materials - equipment that he can pick up at the 2 central stations (for the VFUT & NTR matches) and Zarkadia (for the VFUT match) either to supplement or to replace the mandatory or optional equipment. The transfer of these bags to the above stations will be the responsibility of the organization. Installation is prohibited in bags of sharp, fragile objects or sticks. In the same bag they will be able to reposition the materials that the athletes will leave, to transferred back to Paranesti again in charge of the event, to a specific venue to be designated.
In the registration file there will be the participation number, which is unique for each athlete.
This number must be visible throughout the race on the front of the body or in another visible place, in order to Ease of identification of the athlete by the volunteers of the event upon arrival at a station or at a recording - control point. The way of fastening of the number on the athlete's clothing is of his own choice and responsibility. The event will provide the athletes with the means to secure it.
The coverage of the athlete's number is allowed in case of bad weather or cold, but it is mandatory to show it at the checkpoints, in order to record its passage.
Loss of the number results in the exclusion of the athlete from the race and for this reason we ask your attention to its secure fastening.
On each entry number (BIB) there will be a bar code for the electronic recording of the passing times of the athlete from each station and at the finish. The bar code is returned to the event at the finish.
|Accommodation with overnight||20-23/10||21-23/10|
|Prerace pasta party||☑||☑||-||-|
|Post race meal||☑||☑||-||-|
|Move to the station due to abandonment||☑||☑||☑||☑|
|Participation number bib||☑||☑||☑||☑|
|Prize and souvenirs to the distinguished||☑||☑||☑||☑|
The technical briefing of the athletes will be carried out by the technical team of the games, for each race separately, according to the program of the event. which will be announced soon. Especially for 2023 we will follow the foreseen health protocols (for Covid19) that will be valid that year period.
Throughout the stay of the athletes / three in Paranesti, from October 20, 2023 at 12:00 am and until the end of the games event, information will be provided by the Secretariat of the race on issues of the event.
The athletes are provided with the possibility of medical support under the responsibility of the event, from the start of the race until the end of the event.
In particular, the Paranesti Health Center will provide its services if needed.
There will be a first aid kit at each station and rescue volunteers will provide the necessary first aid.
There will be a first aid kit at each station and rescue volunteers will provide the necessary first aid.
During the race there will be safety teams (brooms), which following the last runners, will offer help to athletes who will face an emergency or leave between stations. Athletes who go beyond the prescribed time limits can not continue their effort. If they decide to proceed at their own risk, the organization has no responsibility to support.
Given the difficulty of the fights it is recommended not to continue their fight, even at their own individual risk.
Special security personnel will be transported by vehicles of the event to the sections of the route located on rural or forest roads, to offers assistance to athletes who need one, or in order to transport them in case they leave the race. Security teams will wear the costume of the event (most likely) and the security vehicles will wear insignia or will be vehicles of the Municipality of Paranesti.
There will also be road signs at certain points along the route.
All athletes and accredited volunteers at the event will have insurance coverage from an insurance company.
The movement of the athletes / three from their reception area to the secretariat of the race for the receipt of their participation file to the venues their hosting and by them at the starting point at the specified time, is done with care and means of the event.
Athletes who will give up their effort at any point, are transported to Paranesti with care of the event (but will have to wait, since the distances from Paranesti, the quality of the roads, the time and the weather can bring significant delays).
Athletes are only allowed to support support teams at points and stations designated by the event, where the presence of spectators is also allowed.
Drivers, accompanying athletes and spectators must be very careful and sparing in their movements with vehicles, so as not to endanger the safety of the athletes / three at the points where their course coincides.
Athlete support teams can offer assistance, but do not interfere with volunteer work at the stations. refueling and always with the permission of the Head of the Station. He will also indicate their position in the space, so as not to complicate their work station volunteers.
Spectators will also be able to be informed about the position of the athletes / three on the track in real time, at the secretariat or by live retransmission of their effort from the relevant link.
There will be Food Stations and Checkpoints as defined in the technical race table at the beginning of the regulation. At the Food Stations Athletes are provided with the energy and moisturizing supplies provided by the event. At the Central Stations of Anderos and Zarkadia (for the VFUT and NTR races) will be provided to athletes full meal.
Select race food:
The times of the athletes will be recorded manually and electronically at each Station and at the finish.
In addition, there are defined points with timeout limits for each race, as defined in the respective technical tables, for reasons protection - safety of the participants and smooth running of the race.
The recording time of the athlete in each station is defined as the time of arrival at it.
Any athlete who has passed in time and before the time limits of exclusion from all checkpoints and stations and has completed the effort Arriving at the finish within the time limit of a valid finish, as defined by the event, is entitled to a medal.
The races are completed within the set time limit and the athletes, who may still be at some point along the route, will stop delivering their number to the next gas station or checkpoint and with the responsibility of the event will be transferred to Paranesti. The athletes they will be ranked in the finish line based on the time of their performance and the point they have reached and are not entitled to a medal.
No athlete is allowed to continue the race after being eliminated in places where there are timeouts. The Athletes should show understanding and comply with the instructions of the event. The persistence of continuing the fight with his / her own responsibility athlete carries risks both for the athlete himself / herself and for the members involved in the event. In case of non-compliance h reserves the right to exclude him / her from the next event.
- During the control, during the route, by the authorized persons of the event (Judges-Auditors), it was found not to bring the one explicitly mentioned by the organization mandatory equipment
- It pollutes the route by throwing garbage or other objects
- Assisted during the route by third parties (indicative: transport by vehicle, escort on the route during the race, transport of the backpack of third parties)
- Demonstrates unsportsmanlike behavior towards athletes, escorts, volunteers, members of the Race Committee, judges-auditors, members of the Organizing Committee. Does not provide assistance to a suffering athlete, and does not comply with the rules of the match and the instructions of those authorized by the organization of people
- He does not pass through all checkpoints
- He does not carry its number throughout or part of the route.
Every athlete has the right to object for any serious reason within one hour of the end of the race.
Objections can only be submitted by the same athlete and only in writing to the secretariat.
The objections are examined and decided by the race committee of the event, which responds in a short time, publicly and finally.
The Competition Committee, in order to assist its work, may at its discretion invite and examine authorized members of the organization such as judges, auditors, volunteers or athletes involved in the case under consideration.
- Men's category
- Women's category
Ages Men Women 20-35 M20 W20 36-50 Μ30 W30 51+ Μ50+ W50+
- To the first three (3) men
- In the first three (3) women
- To the first three (3) men athletes and to the first three women (3) athletes of each age category
- Change the set start time
- Cancel the race (in this case there will be an alternative route of shorter distance)
- Modify part of the route
- To extend the time limits of acceptable termination, as well as the time limit of exclusion at the designated station, after an emergency or (mainly) due to bad weather and problematic terrain.
The event has the right to complete and finalize and even modify the rules of the race, which will be done in a timely manner for information of those interested.
The organization and the bodies that make it up are not responsible for any damage to health, physical injury or death of an athlete, therefore the athlete submits and signs a corresponding responsible statement. Each of them knowing the difficulties of the race and the dangers from the mountain environment and adverse conditions that may prevail in it, participates at its own risk, having submitted to the event a relevant medical certificate.
Daily from July 15, 08:30 - 14:00: VFT Secretariat Ms. Eleni Tsepidou tel. 6988 224581.
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