Cande Patrick

Cande Patrick
  • Full Name: Cande Patrick
  • ID: 4650
  • Sex: Male
  • Country: French Polynesia
  • Nationality: French Polynesia
  • Birthdate: 1957-01-20
Mini CV
2010 "Comrades (89Km-Afrique du Sud)
Diagonale des Fous (163km/9643m dénivelé-Réunion)"
2011 Les Foulées de la Havane(77km/5étapes-Cuba)

2013 TransRockies Run (193km/6étapes-Collorado-USA) - 50km de Tahiti
2014 Défi 100km Brasserie de Tahiti (2ème-9h55mn)
2015 "The Track (522km/ 9 étapes-Australie-3ème)

2016 "Ultra ASIA Race (160km/4 étapes-Vietnam-2ème)
Sakura Michi (Spartathlon Japonais-250km)
XTerra Trail Tahiti (43,6km- 16ème-4h21)"
2017 World Marathon Challenge (7marathons/7jours/7continents)
Race #BIB C/P Time
2017 174 Finish 31:10:24







Described as the world's most grueling race, the Spartathlon runs over rough tracks and muddy paths (often it rains during the race), crosses vineyards and olive groves, climbs steep hillsides and, most challenging of all, takes the runners on the 1,200 meter ascent and descent of Mount Parthenio in the dead of night.
This is the mountain, covered with rocks and bushes, on which it is said Pheidippides met the god Pan.

Spartathlon is the event that brings this deed to attention today by drawing a legend out of the depths of history. The idea for its creation is belongs to John Foden, a British RAF Wing Commander. As a lover of Greece and student of ancient Greek history, Foden stopped his reading of Herodotus' narration regarding Pheidippides, puzzled and wondering if a modern man could cover the distance from Athens to Sparta, i.e. 250 kms, within 36 hours.