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Dolihos Ultra Race - Delphi - Olympia - 255 kms

28, 29 & 30 April 2017

 

Olympians Athletic Club and Dolicho Organising Committee invite you to the 6th DOLICHO (DELPHI – ANCIENT OLYMPIA) ULTRA RACE which will be held on the 28th, 29th and 30th April 2017.


The race is 255 Km long with 48 hours time limit. The route includes 60% dirt roads, forest roads and foot paths and 40% asphalt roads, linking Central Greece to Peloponnese through Rio-Antirrio bridge. The mountainous part of the route reaches a 1.100 m altitude with a total positive ascent of +5.420 m and a total negative descent of –5.930 m.

 

 

For this purpose, friends-members of the national / international running community who believe they can come up to this extreme mental and physical challenge are invited to join the race and witness the wonderful feelings generated throughout this endurance event; feelings that only few runners can experience, few but EXCELLENT.


Applications are open since October 1st 2016 and will close on March 25th 2017.


You can visit the website www.doliho.gr for any information regarding general description of the race, detailed quality/characteristics of the race field, total/partial distances, check-points, race regulation, photos, videos, maps etc. For any other information you can contact us at our electronic address info@doliho.gr


We will welcome your participation with joy as well as with the experience of the previous two events and trust to deliver a race coming up to your expectations.

Dolicho Organising Committee

 

PROGRAMME

 

ULTRA RACE DOLIHOS DELPHI - OLYMPIA

255 KM 48 HOURS 28 - 29 - 30 APRIL 2017

THURSDAY 27 APRIL   A T H E N S
  08:30 Departure from Athens for Delhpi (178 Km)
    In front of Panathinaikon stadium city centre 10' walk form Suntagma sq and metro
  11:30 Arrival at Delphi
    Accomodation Hotel Amalia (cat. Luxe)
  12:30-14:00 Lunch
  14:30-18:00 Free time
  18:00-20:00 Briefing - English -French Delivery of athletes' numbers and race documents/gifts
  20:00-21:30 Diner
FRIDAY 28 APRIL 08:00-09:30 Breakfast
  09:30-11:00 Guided visit to the Archological site and Museum (if wished)
  11:00-12:30 Packing
    CHECK OUT
  12:30-14:00 Lunch
  15:00-15:30 Placement of personal items into bags to be delivered at check points
  16:00-16:30 Luggage to be put on board the bus
  16:30 Athletes to be transferred by bus to the race's starting point
    Photos
  17:00 STARTING OF THE RACE
    in front of the Archeological Museum of Delphi
SUNDAY 30 APRIL 17:00 FINISH OF THE RACE (official time)
    The arrival of the 1st runner is scheduled about 05:30 Sanday April 30
    The race's finishing line is located in front of the main entrance of the Olympia Archeological site where the runner receives his olive tree wreath
    He is then taken to the hotel where he ie welcome by a team of volunteers
    Medical visit 
  19:30 Awards and prizes athletes
    Luggage has been unloaded at the Holel's entrance hall
  20:30-22:00 Gala dinner
M0NDAY 1 ΜΑΥ 08:30- 9:30 Breakfast
  10:00-12:30 Guided visit to the site and Museum of Olympia (if wished)
  13:00-14:30 Farewell lunch
  15:00 Departure for Athens (350 km)
Scheduled arrival 20:00 Bus will stop twice on the way to Athens

 

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