The Theagenios Ultra Running 100K is a race 100 km around the the Thassos Island. The race has a purpose through the physical and spiritual probation of participants, honor the ancient athlete and twice Olympic winner Theagenes of Thasos. The Young ThasSian was crowned Olympic winner in 480 BC (75th Olympics) in boxing and in 476 BC (76th Olympics) in pankration. He was winner also three times in the Pythian Games, nine in Nemea and ten in Isthmia, sometimes in boxing, sometimesin pankration.Apart from the strength sports the Theagenes won at least once the Dolιchos running race 3.600 m., in honor of Achilles. Total has reportedly around 1400 wins.The race will be a criterion for participation in Spartathlon.In the coming days will follow analytical all the race details in Facebook and our site www.mtb-thassos.com.
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Information about the event is available in : English Greek