Koutstaal Jonathan

Koutstaal Jonathan
  • Full Name: Koutstaal Jonathan
  • ID: 5063
  • Sex: Male
  • Country: Netherlands
  • Nationality: Netherlands
  • Birthdate: 1978-08-16
Mini CV
Limburgs Zwaarste 100k trail 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2019
Winschoten 100k road
Olympus Mythical Trail 100k
Rodopi Ultra Trail 100 miles
Échappée Belledonne Traversée integrale 144k trail
Petite Trotte à Leon 2017, 2018, 2019 trail
Baanultra Steenwijk 100k track
120 van Texel
Stadtoldendorf 24hr track
Bello Gallico 100 miles trail
Race #BIB C/P Time







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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