September’s and October’s Events in the Saronic Islands



Mark this date! Sep 22: Poros Triathlon
Test your stamina and strength—or just turn out to watch athletes compete in the Poros triathlon—a 2k swim in the open sea, 10k cross-country run, and 25k cycling.
This year’s event takes off from Monastiri beach and routes (subject to slight changes) are posted at http://x-poros-gr. If you can’t join them, help them, volunteers also needed. Contact info@x-poros or call 6946506331 for information.

Mark this date! Oct 14: Spetses Mini Marathon
Spetses hosts its 2nd annual mini marathon with choice of two routes—a 26k race around the island or a 5k fun run in the town. Parallel events include a swimming competition and children’s run. Check spetsmarathon.com for information.

Mark this date! Sep 20-23: Aegina Fistiki Fest
Aegina celebrates its pistachio crop with a three-day festival of food and entertainment. Check www.aeginafistikifest.gr for program details.

Mark this date! Oct 20-27: Catamarans Cup International Regatta
Even if you don’t sail, catamarans are a sight to behold as they set off from Aegina on a week-long race to Alimos marina via Poros, Porto Heli, and Nafplio in the 3rd annual regatta.




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