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ROUTE

The Olympia Rally 2024 will be held at territory of Elia for all days long!
Start and finish point will be Olympia central place, and all the routes and tracks will be done close in Elia, Messinia, Achaia, Arcadia territories, in Peloponnese prefecture and municipality.
Enjoy this new Rally with NEW destinations, NEW town, NEW tracks!
Our bivouac will be held at Olympia
The plan for this year: 

Our bivouac will be held at the center of Olympia

1st day the afternoon is the 85kms prologue near the town, near Olympic Stadium, and later the evening the ceremonial start will take place in the central place of Ancient Olympia.
2nd day we ‘ll ride north, around the Foloi Forest, one of the most beautiful forests in Europe! Then we go a round to Pineios River and Lake for about 235kms with tough navigation skills
3rd day we ‘ll move to the sea of Xylokastro, the 1st part of the Marathon Stage. Through Erymanthos mountain, to Kalavryta and Helmos Ski center, and then to Ano Trikala and Karya Villages. 310kms pure rally routes!
4th day, we ‘ll go south back, the 2nd day of Marathon Stage. From Zemeno to Doxa Lake, and then to Ziria Mountain, to follow Ladonas River to Foloi, Lalas, and finally Olympia. 280kms!
5th day, is also a long day, 280kms, to Gortynia, beautiful Karytaina village, and Nemouta waterfalls.
6th day is the Epilogue, at Lake Kaiafa, Samiko beach, Krestena and Smerna villages for 140kms.

The evening, the ceremonial prize giving will take place at the central place of OLYMPIA, and we close the event with a big Party

We ‘ll be glad to join us at OLYMPIA Rally Raid, for its 1st edition 2024

Total length of the race: 1350 km

20 May 2024 | 1st Stage 50kms, 1 Liasion 3 kms, SSS1 Labyrrinth 47kms

21 May 2024 | 2nd Stage 235kms, 1 Liasion 6kms, SS2 Pinios 220kms, 2 Liaison 6kms

22 May 2024 | 3rd Stage 305kms, 1 Liasion 6kms, SS3 Kalavryta – Xylokastro 295kms, 2 Liaison 8kms

23 May 2024 | 4th Stage 265kms, 1 Liasion 15kms, SS4 Ziria – Ladonas River – Olympia 240kms, 2 Liaison 6kms

24 May 2025 | 5th Stage 300kms, 1 Liasion 10kms, SS5 Gortynia – Nemouta 280kms, 2 Liaison 10kms

25 May 2025 | 6th Stage 135kms, 1 Liasion 8kms, SS6 Kaiafas – Skerna 115kms, 2 Liaison 10kms


TRACK – NAVIGATION

In Olympia Rally 2024, navigation through entire stage will be made with Road Book. You can ONLY use GPS as a Compass.

GPS are allowed ONLY in a Special Class with modified route, at Rally Challenge Class and Adventure Ride

The GPS tracking and logging device by My-Track GPS Systems, will be given to the competitors by the organization.

This system will be used for tracking competitors’ position and taken for tracking speed competitors in any speed limit zones.

The Route will remain secret until the road book is distributed to the crews on 20:00 of the day before the stage.

Road Book of Olympia Rally 2024, is in standard A5 format for Cars, and in 145 mm wide in roll for Bikes and Quads.

Relative distance note from the previous tulip – note!

Official Road Book is in English.

For at least ten participants from a nation, Olympia Rally Organization will make the description in their mother tongue.

Minimum unit distance is 10 meters and participants must to calibrate their computer the day before the stage in a defined distance given by the organizers.

It is absolutely forbidden to go in the opposite direction of the route and it is not allowed to go off the track. This incurs a penalty.

The route is divided in connection section “liaison” and timed section “special”.

In the liaison section competitors must follow the route with a defined average speed and an exact target time.

The special section is to be covered in the fastest time possible and the sum of all special sections of all stages will define the winner.

Any penalties will be added to this time.