Christopher Willie David

Christopher Willie David
  • Full Name: Christopher Willie David
  • ID: 4659
  • Sex: Male
  • Country: Malaysia
  • Nationality: Malaysia
  • Birthdate: 1981-10-20
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I was born, raised and live in Malaysia.
I have been running for almost 6 years, seriously for about 3 years.
Favorite running distance is the 100km and 12 hours timed event.
Race #BIB C/P Time
2017 253 Finish 34:57:59
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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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