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Monday, 10 June 2013 09:48

XTERRA Greece

The first XTERRA Greece triathlon will take place around waters and forests of Plastira Lake in Prefecture of Karditsa. 300 athletes from 18 countries will be participating in swimming, mountain biking and trail running.

It's the top sporting event in the world in the mountain triathlon and off-road sports. Typical distances are 1.5km swim, 30km mountain bike and 10km trail running. The routes are estimated at about two hours and 30 minutes and specifically swimming is 10%, mountain bike 65%, and running 25% of the total time of the race.

The race involves swimming (2 laps of 750 meters), mountain bike (two rounds of 10 km) and trail running (2 laps of 5 km) in the magnificent scenery of Plastira Lake. In Europe XTERRA is conducted in 8 countries which are the XTERRA European Tour, part of the World Championship XTERRA. All events leading to the grand final which takes place every October in Hawaii, USA.

Official webpage: www.xterragreece.com

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