Mick Thwaites Runs Spartathlon 2017
Bionic Runner Ambassador Mick Thwaites is running in the Spartathlon Ultra Marathon on 29 - 30 September 2017. Spartathlon is a historic 246km ultra-distance foot race that takes place in Greece. The race is run from the foot of the Acropolis in Athens to Sparta.
Mick from Brisbane Australia is a seasoned ultra athlete having been placed on the podium twice at the Badwater race in Death Valley, USA as well as having run over 400km twice in 48 hour track races, in the process setting the furthest distance run in the world over 48 hours in the last six years.
Mick is number 339, and you can follow his progress here.