Ultra Race - Delphi - Olympia - 255 kms



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Dolihos Ultra Race - Delphi - Olympia - 255 kms

19, 20 & 21 April 2019


Olympians Athletic Club and Dolicho Organising Committee invite you to the 8th DOLICHO (DELPHI – ANCIENT OLYMPIA) ULTRA RACE which will be held on the 19th, 20th and 21th April 2019.

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 November 1st 2018 and will close on March 20th 2019.

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




 RiOlympiA  2019

                                                                1st  trail race RiOlympiA 144 kms

Following requests from friends-runners the organisation committee announces the 144 kms RiOlympiA  trail from Rio(north Peloponese) to Ancient Olympia. Total positive ascent 4598m and negative 4580m. The race will take place on the same day(s) as DOLICHOS ultra race and will follow exactly the same route as the DOLICHOS second leg from Rio to Olympia.

The start of the race will take place at 09.00 a.m.  on Saturday Aptil 20th 2019 in Rio. Maximum duration of the race 32 hours

Applications will start on November 1st 2018 and will end on April 1st 2019.

For more information www.doliho.gr


                                                             ΄΄PAME RIO 2019΄΄

                                                             3rd race from Delphi to Rio 111 kms

The Athletic club OLYMPIOI and its organisation committee invite you to the third edition of the race ΄΄PAME RIO΄΄ which will be held on April 19th and 20th 2019 following exactly the same route as the first leg of DOLICHOS ultra race.

The distance of the race is 111 kms and the duration is 16,5 hours. It includes 102 kms of asphalt and 9 kms of dirt road. Total positive ascent 825m and negative 1350m.

Runners will run a race parallel to the Korinthian gulf passing through picturesque fishermen villages and finally they will reach Rio through the Rio-Antirrio bridge.

Applications will start on the 1st of November 2018 and will end on the 1st of April 2019.

For more information www.doliho.gr and/or send an email to info@doliho.gr






255 KM 48 HOURS 19 - 20 - 21 APRIL 2019

  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 19 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
  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
    in front of the Archeological Museum of Delphi
SUNDAY 21 APRIL 17:00 FINISH OF THE RACE (official time)
    The arrival of the 1st runner is scheduled about 05:30 Sanday April 21
    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 22 APRIL 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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