1983: a 61-year-old potato farmer named Cliff Young arrived wearing overalls and gumboots and took a place among a field of 150 elite 20-somethings for the 543-mile run from Sydney to Melbourne. as the race wore on he pulled ahead. His strategy was simple: He didn’t sleep. he ran two or three days without rest-carried him easily into first place, beating the record time by nearly two days.At the finish Young said he’d been unaware there was a $10,000 prize; he gave it away to five other…

61 year old potato farmer beats 150 in a 543 mile run.without stopping.

Spartathlon ATHENS - SPARTA 246K. One of the most difficult and satisfying UltraMarathon races in the world because the Spartathlon revives the footsteps of Pheidippides, an ancient Athenian messenger who in 490 BC was sent to Sparta to seek help in the war between the Greeks and Persians in the battle of Marathon. According to the ancient Greek historian Herodotus, Pheidippides arrived in Sparta the day after his departure from Athens. www.pinterest.com/RunningEvents/ultra-endurance-races/

Spartathlon ATHENS - SPARTA 246K. One of the most difficult and satisfying UltraMarathon races in the world because the Spartathlon revives the footsteps of Pheidippides, an ancient Athenian messenger who in 490 BC was sent to Sparta to seek help in the war between the Greeks and Persians in the battle of Marathon. According to the ancient Greek historian Herodotus, Pheidippides arrived in Sparta the day after his departure from Athens. www.pinterest.com/RunningEvents/ultra-endurance-races/

Spartathlon ATHENS - SPARTA 246K. One of the most difficult and satisfying UltraMarathon races in the world because the Spartathlon revives the footsteps of Pheidippides, an ancient Athenian messenger who in 490 BC was sent to Sparta to seek help in the war between the Greeks and Persians in the battle of Marathon. According to the ancient Greek historian Herodotus, Pheidippides arrived in Sparta the day after his departure from Athens. www.pinterest.com/RunningEvents/ultra-endurance-races/

Spartathlon ATHENS - SPARTA 246K. One of the most difficult and satisfying UltraMarathon races in the world because the Spartathlon revives the footsteps of Pheidippides, an ancient Athenian messenger who in 490 BC was sent to Sparta to seek help in the war between the Greeks and Persians in the battle of Marathon. According to the ancient Greek historian Herodotus, Pheidippides arrived in Sparta the day after his departure from Athens. www.pinterest.com/RunningEvents/ultra-endurance-races/

Scott Jurek, ultra runner is my hero! Back in 2007, he won Spartathlon: a 246 kilometre (152.85 miles) ultramarathon race held in Greece since 1983 between Athens and Sparta.

Scott Jurek, ultra runner is my hero! Back in he won Spartathlon: a 246 kilometre miles) ultramarathon race held in Greece since 1983 between Athens and Sparta.

Kind of a blog: Spartathlon 2015

The Spartathlon has been my training focus for the entire year;

Norwegan competitor in 'Spartathlon' running race from Athens to Sparta.

Greece, Peloponnese image gallery - Byzantine frescoes on ceiling of Convent of Pantanassa.

1986 - Kis-Kiraly Erno 2ος ο Ούγκρος με 26 ώρες 07΄

1986 - Kis-Kiraly Erno 2ος ο Ούγκρος με 26 ώρες 07΄

Yiannis Kouros

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