Dravec Karlheinz

Dravec Karlheinz
  • Full Name: Dravec Karlheinz
  • ID: 5744
  • Sex: Male
  • Country: Germany
  • Nationality: Germany
  • Birthdate: 1963-11-23
Mini CV
Starting late in life with running, my first marathon was about 10 years ago. My first ultra marathon was 2013 Biel 100k. However last few years, I focused more on ultra trail running.
My previous highlights were participation in the TorTour de Ruhr (230km), the 100km IAU World Championship in Croatia, Two Oceans Marathon in South Africa, Zugspitz Ultra Trail (ZUT), Trans Alpine Run (TAR) and Race accross Germany in 2017 (1300k in 19 days).
Finaly I´m not realy one of the favorites to win the race ;-)
Race #BIB C/P Time
2021 282 Finish 32:41:52







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.