A modern athlos through the traces of a legend
Aethlios is the first king of Ilis in the area of Olympia, son of Zeus and Protogenia. After Hercules, it is reported that Aethlios continues and protects the Races at Olympia.
From his name there will originate the wordsathlete, athlos … to define for ever the endeavour of man to overcome his natural powers
OLYMPIAN RACE 2016
Starting on Friday, 20th May 2016 at 14:30, Ancient Stadium of Nemea
Finish on Saturday, 21th May 2016, no later than 18:30, Ancient Stadium of Olympia
Total length of race 180km, 28hrs duration, non stop.
62 Km Race
This year (2016) for the first time will take place alongside with Olympian Race and with
common start and route 62 Km race. The race will follow the route from
the Ancient stadium of Nemea to Levidi and will have a duration of 10 hours.
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