BikeOdyssey 2023: 15 - 17 of September 2023


Notice of Race

Bike Odyssey 2022

Bike Expert and SY.F.A.GE. (Gerakas Friends Association of Sports) organize a 3-days event of mountain inter club and Open race in the region of Kato Tithorea from 16-18 September 2022, named Bike Odyssey.


The start and the end point of the race will be in Kato Tithorea, in the prefecture of Fthiotida. The route will cross Parnassos mountain.


The Bike Odyssey 3-day race is for athletes that have a Hellenic Cycling Federation card valid for 2022 and can participate male-female Elite categories, Masters with all sub-categories, as defined by regulations of EOP.

Also, there will be sportive (open) categoriew. Particularly, open categories will be: Α1(19-29), A2(30-39), A3(40-49), A4(50+). For this mtb race, the maximum number of participants is a total of 100 athletes per category. Minimum number of athletes per category is 10. In case a category is not completed, it will be integrated in the next youngest category.


All participants are required to complete the application form and statutory declaration.Registrations and declarations can be sent online (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) and can be obtained from the website

The participation fee for all categories (official and sportive/open) is 50€ for registrations until August 31 and 60€ from September 1 onwards and must be paid to the following  account number:

You can deposit the money into the bank account of 
IBAN: GR8201106620000066240077199

Caution: The athlete is charged with the bank or money transfer costs.

Participants who wish to cancel no refunds will be given.


The route has a total length of 150 km., 3,200 m elevation gains and is crossing through 7 villages of the area. There are few sections covered with asphalt, several paths while 85% of the race route is covered by soil.

The Bike Odyssey 2022 has a duration of three days. Each stage starts and finishes at the central square of KATO TITHOREA.

NOTE: The final route is terms of distance and elevation will be announced 10 days before the race.


Prizes will be awarded to the first 6 athletes in each category and the first overall in each stage. The first athlete in the general classification will win the leader's jersey (blue colour). The prizes will be awarded immediately after the end of each stage.


The race schedule will be announced soon.


Anything unexpected occurs or any claims will be settled on the spot.
If anyone come up against a mechanical problem has to repair the damage himself. In case of abandonment for any reason (mechanical failure, crash, injury, etc.) should inform the nearest judge. 


During race of mountain biking has predicted from the organization to be three water supply points for athletes at each stage.
Each athlete is required to carry the necessary food and water that will ensure the completion of the race.


See detailed regulations on the official site of the event Rules & Regulations


The organization reserves the right to amend these rules of the race without prior notice if it is necessary. In no case any change shall alter the style of the race.


It is appropriate each athlete to:

  1. Consult the weather report one day before the race to prepare suitable clothing and equipment that will select for the race.
  2. Examine the elevation profile in order to know the signs of intense climbs.
  3. Reach to the secretariat of the race in time in order to get number.
  4. Ensure to check the water supply points and calculate if there are enough of them or have to bring and his/her own liquids or foods.
  5. Have attention to the signs during the race. The mountain and the paths are quite different compared to the races in one stage or asphalt.
  6. Turn back on the route as he/she came in case he/she gets lost until he/she finds the point that was within the correct path.

We respect nature and our teammates:

  • Do not throw trash in the woods outside of the predetermined check points. The forest must be left clean.
  • Do not park cars outside the designated areas. The wheels of the car do damage.
  • Do not push our teammates when we are in our narrow point. We just ask them to make us room in a courteous manner.
  • When someone moves slowly and slow athletes who follow him, must step aside to pass the faster ones.
  • We help if we see someone to be injured or if get the wrong way.
  • Refer to the next station or judge that will meet, if injuries occur.
  • Do not abandon the race without informing first in person the organizer or the nearest judge.
  • Do not bother the timers asking for results while the race is in progress.
  • Do not move cars during the race and on the route of the race. There are athletes who still run and we deprive them the area.
  • No smoke in the woods. There is always a risk of fire.

BikeOdyssey is an 8 days XC (Cross Country) bike race across the Pindos mountain range, in Greece. Is the toughest race in Greece and one of the toughest mountain bike races in the world.


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