The 15th International Ultramarathon Festival Athens 2020 takes place at the ex-Olympic Games Athens 2004 installation at Hellinikon (basketball arena) on a 1km asphalt loop.
Featuring a multitude of events including the world’s first 5,000 km race, the festival starts January 10th with the 72 hour at 16:00 and the 48 hour and the 6 day events start at 18:00.
January 11th sees the 24 hour option. January 16th sees the start of 1000, 3000, 4000, 5000 km and 1000 mile races, The 2000 km starts February 2nd.
The 5000 km race finishes March 16th.
Participants for the 5000 km which was inspired by the Self-Transcendence 3100 mile race in New York include:
Cleberton Souza Oliveira 40 (BRA)
Takasumi Senoo 36 (JPN)
Adrian Bontiu 31 (ROM)
Pawel Zuk 44 (POL)
Nicolae Buceanu 40 (ROM)
Yang Huang Lan (F) 40 (TPE)
Denis Orsini 45 (FRA)