“Welcome to Greece… Welcome to Crete… and its highest mountain Psiloritis, where Zeus was brought up.”

Run in Zeus’ steps

Τhe non-profit company “Race Psiloritis” is organizing the seventh international sporting endurance event called «Psiloritis Race», with a threshold of 250 athletes from Greece and abroad. The entries for the 11th international mountain trail race, Psiloritis Race officially  ends  at 12th of May 2020.

The «Psiloritis Race» will take place on a length total of 50 km. The race will start at 7:00 a.m. on Sunday, June 7, 2020 from the site Anogia, Rethymno, Crete.

Those interested they can apply and participate by completing an online application.

With your participation either as athletes, as volunteers or spectators, we invite you to join us and experience in person the Cretan hospitality.

Run in Zeus’ steps

Certification of the International Trail Running Association for the runners of the Psiloritis Race 5 points

Map of the route Anogeia- Peak (Timios Stavros) – Anogeia



The course evaluation for Psiloritis Race from ITRA.

  • Distance: 50 km
  • Altitude difference ascent: 2521 m
  • Altitude difference descent:2521 m
  • Mountain level: 5
  • Finisher points: 370