Spartathlon training, history, crewing and general advice articles.


Press Articles

Reuters (2014) Legends, Sandals & Sweat

CNN (2014) Spartathlon – The Worlds Toughest Race?

Mens Running UK (2014) Spartathlon – Bucket List Race

The Economist (2012) Lunacy of a Long Distance Runner

Telegraph (2011) Spartathlon – The Worlds Toughest Race?


Training Articles

Rune Larsson – How to run the Spartathlon

James Adams – What I know about running the Spartathlon

Paul Ali – The Road to Sparta 2013 Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4

Mark Woolley – How to Train for the Spartathlon


Other Spartathlon Related Articles

BBC 2018 (Audio), What are the Limits of Human Endurance

BBC 2018, The Secrets of Endurance Athletes

Guardian 2017 The 24 hour race “It’s a battle with your Mind”

Louis Waterman-Evans (2013) Following the footsteps of Pheidippes (Note 5mb PDF download)

Alan Young (2007) Crewing

Peter Foxall (2000) The History of Spartathlon and everything