We are very happy to announce the La Sportiva Cyprus Mountain Running Series 2017. The aim of the Series is to promote an active and healthy lifestyle through mountain running, getting to know Cyprus wonderful nature, promoting environmental awareness, promoting the sport across Cyprus as well as to support Cyprus' mountain runners. We would like to encourage the organization of more trail running events from other organizers and we are ready to include all trail running races that will be organized in Cyprus as soon as organizers wish to! Up to now 6 races approved to join. The races are:
1. Akamas blossom trail running festival by Cyprus Trail Runners - 12.2
3. Sun! Lysos Run! by World Wide Village Project and Andraz Renko - 30.4
4. Papoutsa peak race by Cyprus Trail Runners - date to be announced
5. La Sportiva Cyprus vertical feat by David Simpson and Get Out - 5.11
6. Stavrovouni FIT & FUN Challenge by Sergio Nikolaides - 10.12
Runners participating at the La Sportiva Cyprus Mountain Running Series races will be awarded points on a sliding scale if they finish in the top 10 in the individual races. At the end of the series, the runners (female and male) with the most points will be declared La Sportiva Cyprus Mountain Running Champions of 2017 and will each receive a pair of La Sportiva mountain running shoes. Runners-up will also be awarded other attractive La Sportiva & Buff sportswear products.
La Sportiva is an Italian brand that produces the world's finest shoes for mountain activities (mountaineering, rock climbing and mountain running).
Runners must do at least four of the Series' races to be eligible for the championship award. If runners do more than four races, their best four results will count towards the championships.