Dejaeger-Braet Luc

Dejaeger-Braet Luc
  • Full Name: Dejaeger-Braet Luc
  • ID: 5687
  • Sex: Male
  • Country: Belgium
  • Nationality: Belgium
  • Birthdate: 1957-06-29
Mini CV
Race #BIB C/P Time
2019 8 Finish 35:16:43
2018 7 Finish 34:31:59
2017 160 Finish 32:05:49
2016 161 Finish 32:19:12
2015 95 Finish 33:01:01
2014 47 Finish 30:37:43
2013 161 Finish 31:32:02
2011 124 Finish 30:34:31
2010 95 Finish 31:44:00
2009 247 Finish 31:52:31
2008 223 Finish 31:21:39







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.


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