Countdown for the 8ο International Triathlon and Open Water Swimming Race

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Saturday 07 and Sunday 08 May, at Katerini Beach

 

Countdown for the 8th “almiraMAN”
International Triathlon and Open Water Swimming Race

 

The time is counting down for the start of the 8th “almiraMAN 2022” – International Triathlon and Open Water Swimming Race -, which is being held at Paralia Katerini, by APS TRIAS in cooperation with the Municipality of Katerini, OPPAP and the Regional Unity of Pieria, under the auspices of the Holy Metropolis of Kitiros, Katerini and Platamonos.

Over 500 athletes from all over the world and thousands of visitors will be welcomed by the hospitable Katerini Beach this weekend, 7 & 8 May. The races will be held on the shores of the “Mediterranean Village 5* Hotel & Spa”, on roads closed to vehicular traffic.

The race includes two race distances. There will be live coverage of the races by livecoverage.gr

 

 

 

The race includes two race distances: almira FAST (750m swimming – 20 km cycling – 5km running) and almiraMAN (1.9km swimming – 90 km cycling – 21km running) for individual and team entries. There will be live coverage of the races by livecoverage.gr

 

 

There will also be an exhibition and parallel events, such as children’s races and activities, making this event a great celebration of sport with the participation of all ages.

The #almiraMAN is a Triathlon race which has been held with great success since 2014 and attracts both domestic and international participants. It is a highly challenging event that started from the love and passion of some people for sports. It takes place on the beach of Katerini with a view of the Thermaikos Gulf and the imposing Olympus dominating the landscape.