Proclamation of the 4th sports and entertainment event “Svelta” -Karavas village, Kythira-

The Mazzipetti bike shop and the Kytherian Foundation for Culture and Development (KIPA) in cooperation with the Cultural Association “Portokalia” and Kythera Trails, under the auspices of the Municipality of Kythira island, organize mountain bike and trail running activities in Karavas village, Kythira.

Date of the event: Sunday, March 6, 2022
Time/place of start/finish: 10.30 o’clock in Patrikios School (Agricultural school)

This event is dedicated to the memory of Andreas Lourantos Kontaratos, who loved sports and supported with fervor the sporting events on Kythira island.

We encourage you all to wear your masks and costumes!

Routes description:


Mountain Bike: The cycling route is e a 10.5 km loop of low technical difficulty with long downhills and short but relatively steep uphills. It consists of cobbled trails, gravel roads, concrete roads, paved roads as well as a part of the signposted route M49 of the Kythera trails.

It will pass successively through the following locations/settlements:

Karavas Agricultural School – Niochori – Karavas Agricultural School – Vagianika – Kryoneri- Stenos Kampos – Ikonostasi – Platia Ammos – Kryoneri – Vagianika – Karavas Agricultural School.

Trail running: It is a 6.7 km loop with long downhill parts and short but steep uphill sections. On the route, one encounters cobbled paths – gravel roads – concrete roads, and paved roads. 80% of the route is part of the signposted trail M49 of the official trails network ‘Kythera Trails’.

It will pass successively through the following locations/settlements:

Karavas Agricultural School – Vagianika – Kryoneri – Stenos Kampos – Ikonostasis – Astarti Estate – Dendianika – Kryoneri – Mavrogiorgianika – Amir Ali – Karavas Agricultural School.

The use of trail (running) shoes is recommended.
Feed zone: There will be two stations for running and two for biking.


Sunday 06/03 09:00-10:20 registration at Patrikios Agriculture School. 10:20-10:30 participants guidance and information
10:30 trail run 6-9 years old
10:35 trail run 10-12 years old

10:45 cycling 6-9 years old 10:55 cycling 10-17 years old 12:15 trail run adults/teenagers 13:45 cycling adults


-Those who have reached the age of 18 are eligible to participate. For minors, the completion of an affidavit of the guardian is required (provided by the organizers upon receipt).
-Use of a helmet for cycling is compulsory.
-For participation, the respective health protocols of the GGA apply.

-The use of a mask at the starting area and secretariat is compulsory.


10,00 € for the cycling

5,00 € for the running
12,00 € for participation in both sports. Payment will be made upon registration. Entries under the age of 18 are free of charge.


By email to or in person at Mazzipetti. Necessary information to be provided: Name, Age, Contact Phone, Sport.


+302736033762, +30 6972814830 and at Mazzipetti.

“Along Pedaling, Mind Playing.” -A.P.M.P.-