Janssens Bart

Janssens Bart
  • Full Name: Janssens Bart
  • ID: 4537
  • Sex: Male
  • Country: Belgium
  • Nationality: Belgium
  • Birthdate: 1978-08-08
Mini CV
Running > from 5km to 42km (marathon)
Highlights
• Athens Marathon, Greece, 2004
• Kustmarathon, Belgium, 2005
• New York Marathon, USA, 2009
• Wales Marathon, UK, 2011
• Trail Des Fantômes 32km, Belgium, 2016 (4th place)

Triathlon > short (1.5km swim - 40km bike - 10km run)
to full-distance Ironman (3.8km swim - 180km bike - 42km run)
Highlights
• Championship of the Walloon Region Belgium, 2013 (15th place)
• Ironman Wales, 2011
• Ironman Switzerland, 2012
• Ironman Switzerland, 2013 (qualification for the World Championship)
• Ironman World Championship Kona – Hawaii, 2013

Ultrarunning & trailrunning > running above 42k
Highlights
• Dodentocht 100km, Belgium, August 2001 – 2002 – 2003 – 2004 - 2005
• Loop van Vlaanderen 50km, Belgium, May 2014
• La 6000D 65km with 4,500m D+ | 4,500m D-, France, July 2014
• Ultra-Trail Des Fantômes 100km with 4,400m D+ | 4,400m D-, Belgium, August 2014
• Morenic trail 113km with 2,200m D+ | 2,200m D-, Italy, October 2014 (2nd place)
• Wings for life 47.5km, Belgium, May 2015 (13th place)
• White Rose 161.4km with 4,640m D+ | 4,810m D-, UK, November 2015 (3rd place)
• Le Grand Trail des Lacs et Châteaux 105km with 2,800m D+ | 2,800 D-, Belgium, May 2016 (3rd place)
• Gran Trail Courmayeur 90km with 6,000m D+ | 6,000 D-, Italy, July 2016 (8th place)
• Swiss Irontrail 91km with 5,400 D+ | 5,400 D-, Switzerland, August 2016 (5th place)
• Ultra-Trail Du Mont-Blanc (World Championship) 170km with 10,000m D+ | 10,000m D-, August 2016 (1st Belgian)
• La Grimace 80km with 2,000m D+ | 2,000m D-, Belgium, May 2017 (3rd place)
• 100miles Spa, 160km with 5,500 D+ | 5,5000 D-, Belgium, June 2017 (1st place)
• Tor des Géants, 330km with 24,000 D+ | 24,000 D-, Italy, September 2017, (1ste Belgian, 57th place overall)
Race #BIB C/P Time
2018 191 Finish 33:52:25
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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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