The race has the starting and finishing lines in Molyvos village, and runs along paths and cobbled roads. The altitude reaches 110 m.The paths are pleasurable and take the athletes through a tunnel of natural beauty.
Molyvos village in Lesvos Island where the race takes place, is 65 km far from the center of Lesvos. There is direct access to the race tracks and paths. Athletes will stay in hotels in the region. There are many catering businesses near the place of the race.
The race Lesvos – Molyvos Urban MTB XCO C1 Race is organized under the rules of the UCI, and the specific rules are mentioned in this guide.
Class – Categories
For the Lesvos – Molyvos Urban MTB XCO C1 Race only the following categories are allowed:
UCI XCO – C1 Men/Women Elite, Men/Women Junior
UCI C1 XCO: Men Elite XCO – 4,1km x 7laps
Women Elite XCO – 4,1km x 6laps
Men Juniors XCO – 4,1km x 6laps
Women Juniors XCO – 4,1km x 4laps
The participants can register using the following ways: Online. Online registration closes 31st May 2019
Entry fees for Elite MEN/WOMEN and Juniors MEN/WOMEN categories:
20/12/2018 – 28/2/2019: 60 €
1/3/2019 – 30/4/2019: 70 €
1/5/2019 – 1/6/2019: 90 €
Refund policy: 30% if you cancel your participation until 20/5/2019. After that date there will be no refunds.
Registration of the riders (with distribution of Race number plates and timing chips) can only be done at the Registration office which will be at Conference Center of Molyvos during the following working hours:
8th June 2019 17:30 – 19:30
History of the Race
On Lesvos, many M.T.B and National Caps of MTB have been organized. The organization committee is “The Molyvos Tourism Association” and Co-organizer is the Hellenic Cycling Federation. The race takes place around Molyvos village, where the Molyvos Urban MTB XCO C2 Races were held in 2018. Technical Manager of the race is Mr John Pattes, who was the organizer of “Hellas Salamina Island MTB XCO” races in Salamina in 2014, 2015 and 2016 (Categories of races C2, C1, S2, S1), and technical manager of AlterBikeTours Sparti MTB C3 Race and Sparti Peter&Pauls MTB C2 Race in Sparti in 2017 and of Lepanto MTB XCO C2 races, Marathonas MTB XCO C3 race, Molyvos Urban MTB XCO C2 races, Kos Island MTB S2 Stage Race, Attika MTB S2 Stage Race, Attika MTB S2 Stage Race vol 2 in 2018.