In Thassos we organize one of the bigest cycling event in the Balkans, the THASSOS CYCLING WEEKEND. It takes place every last weekend on April the last 10 years with more than 400 participants from many diferent countries!
The oldest race is the MTB-THASSOS CUP, a 58 km mtb experience with +1800,15km of singeltracks in the mountains of Trikorfon (825m) in the aeria of Theologos.
The last years, a unique ultra race for the Greek standarts has taken place in the island of Thassos. The great ULTRA THASSOS MTB CHALLENGE 120 (UTMC 120).This is one day, point to point race of 120km(+3800m).An mtb day adventure in the highest peaks of the island!A journey to discover your own limits!
For the Road bike cyclists we have one of the most famous race in Greece, the TOUR OF THASSOS with 200 participants every year.The race completes a 93km (+1500m) tour around the island passing through traditional villges,olive trees and beautifull beaches.
Every September a new Trail Running Race is taking place in the village of Theologos. The YPSARION TRAIL RACE. A technical trail running race with lots of positive altitude (1800m) in 28km.The race climb from Theologos to Ypsarion Peak (1204m),downhilling to Potamia village and climb back to Theologos from the 2km old stony path of "Kangelia".The start and the finish line is on the traditional village of Theologos.
For more information about the races and participations you can chek our racing site: www.mtb-thassos.com We hope to see you join our races in the next seazon!