Miraggio Kassandra Run
Miraggio Thermal Spa Resort announces the launch of 2 international half-marathons ‘Miraggio Kassandra Run’, which will take place in May and October 2019 in Kassandra Penninsula, Halkidiki, Greece. The route lies through the picturesque Kanistro area along the Aegean coast, in a path full of olive bushes and pine trees which crosses a unique 19th century church of St.Nikolaos.
Within their visit to Greece, the route was tested and evaluated by Olympic Champions from Russia Anton Shipulin and Alexander Legkov. “We checked all routes near Miraggio on foot and by bikes as well. The location around Miraggio is unique, - shares his impressions Anton Shipulin. – Every morning, leaving the hotel we had a variety of options, we checked all directions and discovered the most spectacular places”. “The route goes up and down, which allows to practice, besides, the resort includes fully equipped sport facilities - adds Alexander Legkov, - all the above mentioned combined with the tremendous panoramas, render Miraggio the ideal facilitator of a marathon or half-marathon for about a 1 or 5 km run. The distance is suitable!”
It should be mentioned, that Miraggio Thermal Spa Resort has all facilities for a comfortable stay as well as for professional workouts: several pools with thermal and sea water, fully equipped gym, decks for yoga and Pilates, unique aqua-bikes and experienced instructors for individual and group trainings. Moreover, the hotel offers wide a wide variety of relaxation and recovery options. The SPA center of Miraggio with its own thermal spring, by the way, one of the biggest SPAS in Northern Greece, offers a wide range of services and treatments, as well as specially developed packages, combining sport, relaxation and healthy nutrition.
The Olympic Champions were accompanied by the athletic director of Miraggio Kassandra Run Dmitry Mizgulin and the President of Russialoppet Georgy Kadykov. In the result of a test run, an agreement was signed, stating the partnership between Miraggio Thermal Spa Resort and Russialoppet. “A lot of participants can be comfortably accommodated and offered everything they need for the event, - says Georgy Kadykov. – Russian skiers and runners will for sure appreciate the resort”.
It is worth mentioning that Cronwell, the operating company of Miraggio Thermal Spa Resort, has been cooperating with Russialoppet since 2013 and supports the annual «Yugra Ski Marathon». From now on, the mutual projects of Cronwell and Russialoppet will be implemented on the Aegean Coast.