Team the Horizon - Explore the edge
Spartathlon 2015, Greece, Athens to Sparta, 25th to 26th of September 2015
One of the toughest foot races due to its cut off times on each stage.
250 km with a total time limit of 36 hours, from sea level the participants run up to about 1.200 meters in ever changing
weather conditions. It should be noted that each of the 75 race control points has its own time limitations and should a runner arrive later than the official closing time he or she will be
eliminated from the race.
Live coverage will be provided here:
Race details here:
Team the Horizon founder and manager Taguchi Yukimitsu is sending two Japanese elite team members to participate.
who will have to make up for an unfortunate performance at the IAU 24 hour world championchips in Italy, Torino this year due to a stomach bug.
a new promising team member.
For further info please see:
Below a picture of Takayoshi ( left ) Shigemi, Taguchi Yukimitsu (right ), my wife, my daughter and me last year in Thailand, Bangkok.
Takayoshi Shigemi participated in the 2014 edition of Relentless Endurance Run, 12 hour category as a trying to help Dr Katherine
Welch to introduce her race to the Japanese ultra running scene.
His participation was covered by NHK and you can see the coverage here, starting from 16:10.