Ultra Race - Delphi - Olympia - 255 kms

Route Description For The Attendants

ROUTE DESCRIPTION FOR THE ATTENDANTS

1.    DELPHI-ITEA


Attendants follow Delphi-Itea main road until they arrive at the 1st supply station at 11km where they await for the athletes.

2.    ITEA-PIGADA-GALAXIDI-AGIOI PANTES

 

From Itea up to the 4th supply station in Agioi Pantes at 39.4km, the attendants follow a common route along with the athletes except for 2 differences. First, outside Galaxidi the attendants pass under the main road’s bridge and then turn left unlike the athletes who turn left before the bridge. Second, just at 36.4km where the 3 tunnels are, the attendants do not enter the side-way road like the athletes but they keep moving straight.

3.    AGIOI PANTES-ERATINI-AGIOS NIKOLAOS

The attendants follow the same route as the athletes until a point outside Agios Nikolaos where the athletes turn left while the attendants continue straight for 200m where they enter a right side-way road. 60m afterwards they turn left through the main road’s underpass and after 160m course they meet the coast road where they turn right until they arrive at Agios Nikolaos supply station at 57.9km

4.    AGIOS NIKOLAOS-SPILIA

From Agios Nikolaos supply station and for 9.600m the athletes and their attendants follow the same route until the athletes turn right into a path while the attendants continue straight for 720m where they enter the right side-way road, make a u-turn and 280m afterwards they head right, pass under the main road’s bridge and after 680m they arrive at Spilia supply station at 67.9km

5.    SPILIA-MARATHIAS

From Spilia supply station and for 3400m the athletes and their attendants keep a common course. Then the athletes turn left before the main road’s bridge in order to enter the main road while the attendants continue straight, pass under the bridge and then they turn left in order to meet the main road and follow once more a common course with athletes until Marathias supply station at 77.4km

6.    MARATHIAS-MONASTIRAKI

800m after Marathias supply station the athletes continue straight on the coastal dirt road. On the contrary, the attendants move slightly right onto the asphalt road and 800m afterwards and having crossed a dry river’s bridge they meet a fork where they turn right, pass under the main road’s bridge and after 360m they enter the main road where they follow the athletes’ course for 3700m. At this point the athletes turn left down a dirt road while the attendants continue straight for 800m where they enter a right side-way road, pass under the main road’s bridge and at once turn left where 400m afterwards they join the athletes for 1km until they arrive at Monastiraki supply station at 85.6km
7.    MONASTIRAKI-NAFPAKTOS

From Monastiraki supply station and for 7.4km the athletes and their attendants follow the same course. Then the athletes turn left towards Mornos River. On the other hand, the attendants continue straight on the asphalt road until they pass under the main road’s bridge and 2100m after the separation point(from the athletes) they turn left, go under Mornos bridge straightforward to Antirio and after 4900m they meet the athletes again and escort them to Nafpaktos supply station at 97.5km.

8.    NAFPAKTOS-RIO

Leaving Nafpaktos station behind,  the athletes move on the coast road while their attendants move straightforward. After 600m they meet a traffic light where they turn left and keep moving for another 300m until they meet the coast road where the athletes are. At this point they turn right and 3800m afterwards they enter Itea-Antirio main road. After 700m they meet a fork where they turn right unlike the athletes who go straight. When they meet a traffic light, they turn left in order to join the athletes and follow their course. 3.5km after the last traffic light we mentioned before, the athletes turn left down to Antirio. On the contrary, their attendants continue straight for 400m until they meet a traffic light where they turn left. After 700m they meet the athletes again, pass under Rio-Antirio main road’s underpass, turn left to enter the bridge’s road and at the end of it they turn left where 200m afterwards, they arrive at Rio supply station in front of the HOTEL APOLLON.

9.    RIO-POURNAROKASTRO

Leaving Rio station, the athletes head towards next station in Haradro area but the attendants cannot access the route directing them to Haradro supply station nor the station itself. Instead they will have to go directly to the coming station in Pournarokastro using the following route. 100m after Rio station the attendants turn right following Athens-Patra road sign. Just 1km afterwards they turn right following another road sign to Patra-Pyrgos. After a 1700m course, they meet a fork where they turn slightly left towards Pyrgos moving on the National Patra-Pyrgos highway. After 8.5km course on the highway and more specifically in exit No 3, they take the right exit road. They continue for 2900m and when they meet an intersection they turn right towards super market Carrefour. After 300m, they meet a junction where they turn right up following the road sign towards Neo Souli (Aristotelous street). After 2200m they turn left and 100m later they turn right up. 800m afterwards, they meet a crossroad where they go straight for 500m and at the next crossroad they go straight as well following Karyas street. After 400m they turn left up and after another 500m they arrive at Elekistra Village. At the village’s square they take the 2nd road on the left and 3900m afterwards they arrive at Pournarokastro village at 131.6km

10.    POURNAROKASTRO-KEFALOVRYSO

From Pournarokastro station the attendants go backwards to Elekistra and 5100m from the supply station, in Karya Street, they turn left towards Souli-Mira. After 6500m they meet a new crossroad where they turn left towards Mira-Mizeika (there is a road sign). After 1800m they meet another crossroad where they turn left towards Kefalovryso-Harmateika (there is also a road sign). After 2700m course they arrive at Kefalovryso supply station at 138.7km of our route and in an idyllic location with a small waterfall.

11.    KEFALOVRYSO-MIRALI

From Kefalovryso station and for 4600m the attendants follow the same route as the athletes and then the athletes go left down the cement road towards the next station in Latseika and later in Mirali. The attendants continue straight following the asphalt road towards Mira and the next station in Mirali. After a 4100m course from the separation point from the athletes and moving on a road which has now become dirt road there is a fork where the attendants turn right. After a 5400m course they re-enter asphalt road where they turn right to Mirali. After 7500m on the asphalt road, they meet the athletes who come from Latseika station. After a 3200m common course with the athletes above Mirali village (at the point where there is a water spring) the athletes head left down into a trail while the attendants continue straight where 1700m afterwards they meet a crossroad where they turn left and after 700m they arrive in Mirali village at the 16th supply station and at 154.6km of our route.

12.    MIRALI-VALMANTOURA

100m after leaving Mirali (at the exit of the village) the athletes turn left down following the dirt road while the attendants keep moving straight on the asphalt road. After 600m there is a crossroad where they continue straight. 2400m afterwards they meet another crossroad where they turn right towards Halandritsa. After 200m once they cross the bridge, they turn left down and 700m later they meet a fork where they go left. (there is a road sign) After a 5300m course, from which the last 2400m are along with the athletes, the attendants arrive at Valmantura station at 161.9km of the route.

13.    VALMANTURA-KALOUSI

From Valmantura and for 3000m the athletes and the attendants follow a common course apart from 2 cases where the athletes go into trails and re-enter the asphalt road. At this point (in 3km), there is a fork where the athletes go right downwards Neochori while the attendants go left upwards Elliniko. After 3600m, at the crossroad, attendants turn right (there is a road sign). 1400m afterwards they meet the athletes coming from a path and after a common course for another 1400m they arrive at Kalousi supply station at 170km.

14.    KALOUSI-ALPOCHORI

From Kalousi station attendants go backwards Valmantura. At 8400m from the previous station and just 700m before Valmantura they turn left following the road sign towards Prevedo and Agia Eleousa. After 2400m they arrive at Agia Eleousa and 4300m later at Prevedo reaching the main road where they turn left. After 3900m, they move carefully slightly left, towards Alpochori (road sign). They move for 3300m until they meet a crossroad where they continue straight (also road sign). 3900m afterwards once they cross Teorea river’s bridge ,they turn right up and 200m later they arrive at Alpochori supply station at 178.8km

15.    ALPOCHORI-KALENTZI

From Alpochori and for 1750m the attendants move along with the athletes. Just outside Spartia the athletes head left into a dirt road while the attendants continue straight, pass Spartia village and after 3500m they meet a cross road where they go left towards Erymanthia. After 1400m they meet a new crossroad and continue straight entering a smooth bypass dirt road (due to works that take place on the right side of the road) and 2350m afterwards they re-enter the asphalt road where they turn left towards Kalentzi. After 1150m they meet a new crossroad where they go left up and 1100m later they meet another crossroad which straightforward leads you to Koumperi-Drosia, a route that attendants must follow when they will leave Kalentzi towards the next station. Yet, at this point since Kalentzi station comes first, they have to turn left where 1300m afterwards they arrive at the 20th supply station in Kalentzi village and just at 187km.

16.    KALENTZI-DROSIA

Leaving Kalentzi, the attendants follow the opposite direction and 4300m afterwards, they meet the crossroad we mentioned above where they turn left towards Koumperi-Drosia (road sign). After a 5500m course they arrive at Koumperi. At this point and for 1300m they follow a common course with the athletes up to Drosia village supply station at 194.0 km.

17.   DROSIA-SKIADAS

600 meters after Drosia station the athletes head left into a dirt road while the attendants turn right onto the asphalt road to Kato Drosia and after 3700m they meet the intersection of Patra-Omvria main road where they turn left. After a 5800m course (just at AVIN gas station) they turn left towards Skiadas village, where after 2700m they arrive at Skiadas supply station just outside the village at 203.8km

18.    SKIADAS-ZIREIKA

From Skiadas station the athletes go straight. On the contrary, the attendants take the way back for 2700m until they meet again the intersection of Patra-Omvria main road. They turn left towards Karpeta. After 2km they pass through Karpeta and keep moving straight towards Agia Triada where they arrive after 3400m. They continue their course for another 1900m until they arrive in Kapeli. Leaving Kapeli and for 2000m the attendants go along with the athletes. Then the athletes turn right into Foloe’s forest while the attendants continue straight on the asphalt road where 3400m afterwards they reach Panopoulos village. Heading rightwards they meet a fork and they take the left road towards Pyrgos (road sign). After 1000m they reach the point where the athletes come out of Foloe forest. Here is Zireika supply station at 218.9km.
 

19.    ZIREIKA-PEFKI

Leaving Zireika station, athletes and attendants follow a common course for 1500m. At this poit the athletes move leftwards into a dirt road towards Erymanthian gorge while the attendants continue straight following the motorway to Pyrgos. After 7700m, once they cross the bridge, they meet a crossroad where they turn left towards Agia Anna-Pefki. After 1500m they meet a fork where they turn left and after 3.3km course and having passed Ag.Anna, they meet another crossroad where they go left. 3100m afterwards they find the point where the athletes exit the gorge and moving for 1000m along with the athletes they arrive at Pefki supply station at 226.5km


20.    PEFKI-KRIONERI

From Pefki station athletes and attendants continue straight on the asphalt road. After 500m they meet a crossroad where they head straight and after 3100m the athletes turn right into a dirt road towards next station while the attendants continue straight and 400m later they enter Nea Persena village. After 7300m course (and having met on their left a big part of Foloe’s forest) there is a fork where they go straight. After 8200m at the exit of Lalas village they turn right and at once left. 1500m later there is another fork where they go right. 1400m afterwards, just before they enter Lasdika village, there is a new fork where they go left into a dirt road. After 300m they meet another fork where they go right and 4600m afterwards they re-enter an asphalt road and 1800m later they arrive at Krioneri supply station at 242km where they meet the athletes who arrived there from Palea Persena and Neraida stations.

21.    KRIONERI-KLADEOS-OLYMPIA

Leaving Krioneri, and for 1800m athletes and attendants move along on the asphalt road. Then the athletes turn left into a path while the attendants continue straight. After 1700m there is a crossroad where they turn left. 1km afterwards they meet on their left the dirt road which is followed only by the organization’s escort cars until they meet the athletes who move on the path. On the contrary, the attendants continue straight on the asphalt road and after 3km they meet a fork where they go straight. 4km afterwards they find a crossroad (at Pelopi village) where they turn left and at once left again. After 3900m they enter Ancient Olympia and once they pass on their left Hotel Amalia, they turn left towards Magiras (road sign). They continue straight and once they pass Koskinas and Magiras villages they arrive at the last supply station before finish point at Kladeos village at 249.3km where they meet the athletes. Then they take the way back towards Ancient Olympia where they rejoin the athletes at the finish line at the archaeological site of Olympia.
 

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