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Spetsathlon 2016: Participation Is Victory

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The 4th year of the Spetsathlon athletic event promised an even more integrated experience for both the participants and the spectators. On the weekend of May 13-15 2016, the island of Spetses welcomed for another year the elite of the triathletes as well as the majority of the sports fans who were prepared for the famous Spetsathlon.
Spetsathlon 2016 was co-organized with Communication Lab, organizer of the Spetses mini Marathon and Gold Tourism award winner in the category “Strategy & Innovation” for the Lengthening of the Tourist Season of Spetses, and the Hellenic Triathlon Federation, whose expertise in international events along with three internationally certified judges guaranteed the flawless organization of the races.
This year’s Spetsathlon’s slogan was “Participation is Victory.”
The three-day event took off on Friday with the 1st Twilight Charity Run, an initiative by Holmes Place, which is the wellness partner of Spetsathlon 2016. The earnings by the participants will be donated to the foundations of ELIZA, Make-A-Wish, Theotokos and ELEPAP.
On Saturday, the 1,000 meter swimming race took place at the beach of Agios Mamados and the Cycling Tour of Spetses during which participants covered a distance on 25 kilometers.
On Sunday, May 15th, the event was at its peak as the most popular event, the triathlon races took place. The event closed off with the award ceremony.