6th Coastal race WAVE running

The 6th WAVE running race from Keramoti – Avdera to  is to take place on July 27, 2019.  It is considered a special event, on a European level, due to the exceptional natural surrounding where it is conducted.

Key objectives of the event are to highlight the natural biodiversity and cultural wealth of the area, to support ecotourism and sports tourism.

The WAVE running contest consists of three races : 5km, 10km and 28km, which are conducted on the sand, along the coast, giving the athletes the opportunity to race while enjoying the sea breeze of the Thracian Sea!

he 28km sandy beach, the waves, the riverside  (riparian) forest as well as the estuary of Nestos River all compose the ideal conditions for a unique and exhilarating race! The relatively steep coast, the stability and the cohesion of the wet sand enable running even barefooted!

Race Description

28km – Demanding and unique

Starting point: Keramoti 
End: Avdera
Start time: 19.00

A race that requires training on the sand, especially if you want to run barefoot. Starting from Keramoti you are going to cross a picturesque 28km route, through the National Park of Eastern Macedonia & Thrace. 

There will be 8 support stations. There will be 3 suport stations will distribute isotonics, energy bars, bananas, watermelon, cakes, chips.
It is possible to transfer the athletes’ clothing and shoes from the starting point to the finish point. 

Refreshment Stations:

  • KAAY 3o km
  • Monastiraki 6ο km (food station)
  • Limanara 9km
  • Nestos Mouth 12ο km (food station)
  • Foni Amerikis 16o km
  • Erasmio 19ο km (food station)
  • Mangana 23ο km
  • Laspias 26 km

Time limit at the 14th km : 2:45’
Total time limit of race : 5 hours 

10km – Just a taste of the 28km race

Starting point – End:  Avdera
​Start time: 19.30 

Enjoyable and unique race without special requirements. It is part of the route of 28km. With steady tempo and proper stamina control, you can pleasantly run it!
There will be 2 support stations. Time limit: 2 hours

5km – A race for everyone

Starting point – End : Avdera
​Start time: 18.30

Popular race which is ideal for every physical level. Any older than 12 years old can participate. Suitable for beginners or for runners who want to try running on sand. We encourage you to participate without shoes, as the sense of freedom you will experience is unique!
There will be 1 support station.

Time limit: 1 hour 

500m -Children 4-12

Avdera
​Start time: 19.15

Children up to 12 years will have the opportunity to participate in a race designed especially for them. Young runners take off your shoes and come enjoy a unique race!

Age Categories 2019

28km – Men
General category: 
1st, 2nd, 3rd

To 20 years old: 1st
21-39 years old: 1st, 2nd, 3rd
40-49 years old: 1st, 2nd, 3rd
50+ years old: 1st, 2nd, 3rd

28km – Women
General category: 1st, 2nd, 3rd

Barefoot
General category: 1st, 2nd, 3rd

10km – Men
General category: 1st, 2nd, 3rd

To 20 years old: 1st
21-39 years old: 1st, 2nd, 3rd
40-59 years old: 1st, 2nd, 3rd
50+ years old: 1st, 2nd, 3rd

10km – Women
General category: 1st, 2nd, 3rd

To 20 years old: 1st
21-39 years old: 1st, 2nd, 3rd
40-49 years old: 1st, 2nd, 3rd
50+ years old: 1st, 2nd, 3rd

5km – Men
General category: 1st, 2nd, 3rd

To 20 years old: 1st
21-39 years old: 1st, 2nd, 3rd
40-49 years old: 1st, 2nd, 3rd
50+ years old: 1st, 2nd, 3rd

5km – Women
General category: 1st, 2nd, 3rd

To 20 years old: 1st
21-39 years old: 1st, 2nd, 3rd
40-49 years old: 1st, 2nd, 3rd
50+ years old: 1st, 2nd, 3rd

WAVE running is organised in cooperation with Hellenic Tourism Organization (EOT), the Municipality of Abderon, the AMG Region, the UNESCO Con-Ect, the Nestos-Vistonida-Ismarida Management Body, the OEBE of Xanthi and the TRIMORE Multisports Tour.

Site: [email protected]

FB page: https://www.facebook.com/WAVErunningRace/

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/waverunning_/?hl=el

-Αθλητικό t-shirt
-Μετάλλιο
-Ηλεκτρονική χρονομέτρηση
-Σταθμοί υποστήριξης ανά 4- 5km
-Μεταφορά συμμετεχόντων στην αφετηρία των 28km
-Φωτογραφικό υλικό 
-Ατομικό γεύμα

1. Με την συμπλήρωση της αίτησης συμμετοχής, οι δρομείς δηλώνουν αυτόματα ότι συμμετέχουν με προσωπική τους ευθύνη και ότι η διοργάνωση δεν ευθύνεται για καμία σωματική βλάβη και κανένα πρόβλημα υγείας που μπορεί να προκύψει κατά τη διάρκεια των αγώνων και της εκδήλωσης. Αν γνωρίζετε ή έχετε την υπόνοια ότι πάσχετε από κάποια πάθηση πριν δηλώσετε συμμετοχή συμβουλευτείτε τον γιατρό σας.

2.Τα πνευματικά δικαιώματα της φωτογράφισης & κινηματογράφησης των αγώνων ανήκουν στη διοργάνωση. Με την συμπλήρωση της αίτησης συμμετοχής, ο αθλητής αποδέχεται αυτόματα τον παραπάνω όρο και έχει γνώση ότι θα δημοσιευτούν φωτογραφίες & βίντεο, όπου μπορεί να προβάλλεται το πρόσωπό του, χωρίς να του ζητηθεί άδεια.

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Event Details
  • Start Date
    July 27, 2019 19:00
  • End Date
    July 27, 2019 21:30
  • Status
    Expired
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    Παραλία Αβδήρων – Κεραμωτής
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