Faethon Olympus Marathon takes place on the impressive mountain of myths, OLYMPUS.
1. about 44 km with 3400 of positive altitude difference
2. running about 2000 m of sea level in the biggest part of the race
3. the route follows trails, ridges, mountain picks, hillsides, alpine meadows, forest ravine
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The distance of Faethon Olympus Marathon is 44 km, with 3.600 m. height difference.
Moving for about 30 km in altitude over 2000 meters.
Crossing 10 peaks over 2000m altitude.
The route moves on ridges, alpine meadows, cut peaks, ravines, woods and old forgotten paths.
Penetrating the international hiking trails of E4 and O2, the E4 in the ravine of Stalamatias at Calvary in Skolio and Christakis and O2 in the bar until the col on station 5.
The race has 10 stations.