Sport Events

Sport Events

Veria hosts numerous sport events of national and international interest. The most popular events are:

Rally Filllipos

A car racing event is being organized for the past 20 years by the Car club of Veria on tracks of Vermio Mountain.

Philippos Road Race

A medium-distance road race (15 km) organized for charity, every year in December, honoring King Phillip II; the race starts from the archeological site of Aigai and the finishing-line is set at the Town Hall Square of Veria.

Vrillitos International Handball Tournament

The international handball tournament Vrillitos is being hosted every year in Veria, welcoming young athletes from Greece and the rest of Europe.

Mountainous Running Race in Ksirolivado

The “Ksirolivado Mountainous Race” which is considered to be an easy level race (14.5 km) among a forest area of astonishing landscape, with small uphill-downhill differences and many spots with paths that make runners feel more comfortable.

50 km cycling on mountainous roads of Vermio (Ksirolivado-Seli)

Every August, the famous Vlachochoria of Macedonia, Seli and Ksirolivado, are connected through a cycling route highlighting their common cultural tradition and their common geographical identity which is Vermio.

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