The Region of Western Macedonia, in the context of the celebration of their anniversary 200 years since its Revolution 1821, organizes, in collaboration with the runner George Zachariadis, dedicated to the Western Macedonian Fighters.
The route of 300 km, which the runner will run, concerns points-stations in the history of our place but also of the whole Nation.
This action honors the heroes of our region and their contribution to the Greek Revolution, the Macedonian Struggle, the Balkan Wars and the First& World War II, thus paying a minimal tribute and gratitude to their sacrifice and struggles.
Route: 16the May
Ptolemy – Pisoderi, Florina (birthplace of the Kasomouli family, fighter of his Revolution 1821), village of Melas Siatista (place where he gave his life for the freedom of the Macedonian land, the Macedonian warrior Pavlos Melas).
17the MayKastoria, Siatista Kozani, village of Emilianos, Grevena (at the monument of the pillar of Macedonian Hellenism, Metropolitan of Grevena Emiliano Lazaridis).
18the MaySiatista Kozani, Shoot of Eordea (to the statue of Ioannis Farmakis, his hero 1821), witness villages : Kleisoura of Kastoria, Lechovo, Florina, Mesovouno-Pyrgi-Ermakia Eordea, Ptolemy.
Building of Pontian Hellenism Ptolemaida, finish at the monument of the fighter of Pontic origin Alexandros Ypsilantis, memorial prayer for the victims of the Genocide of the Greeks of Pontus.