The Cyclades Trail Cup was established as an umbrella for the efforts of individual organizers in the Cyclades, for the creation of a series of trail running races with a common vision. The objective of the races is to promote the location in which they are held, and develop sports tourism as a whole. In year 2017, the Cyclades Trail Cup already includes six races, in Naxos, Amorgos, Syros, Andros, Donousa and Tinos.
Regulations and Point System
In order to participate in the Cyclades Trail Cup Championship you need to finish 4 out of 6 races. The championship begins on 1st January and ends on 31st December. If a race has more than one course, the point system will only count for its main event.
Points will be awarded to the first 75 finishers of men and 75 finishers of women. The point system goes as followed:
The 1st finisher receives 100 points
The 2nd finisher receives 90 points
The 3rd finisher receives 82 points
The 4th finisher receives 76 points
The 5th finisher receives 72 points
The 6th finisher receives 70 points
The 7th finisher receives 69 points
The 8th finisher receives 68 points
The 9th finisher receives 67 points
The 75th finisher receives 1 point
To become the Cyclades Trail Cup Champion you need to collect as many points possible.
*If there are 6 races, you must finish 2/3= 4 races. Only the sum of the best 4 races will count. You can participate in all 6 races but only your best 4 points will count.
Champions of the Cyclades Trail Cup will be the 3 first men and women of the all categories. There will also be age categories for men and women as followed: ages 18-28, 29-38, 39-48, 49-58, 59-68 and 69+.