RacingThePlanet: Greece 2025 takes place from 30 March - 5 April 2025.
RacingThePlanet: Greece 2025 is part of RacingThePlanet’s 4 Deserts Ultramarathon Series which has been named by TIME magazine as one of the Top 10 Endurance Competitions in the world.
During the race, competitors must carry all mandatory items in their backpack – see equipment list. The average pack weighs 9 kilograms / 20 pounds.
Competitors are required to pass through up to 30 checkpoints throughout the seven-day race before crossing the finish line. Each checkpoint is around 10 kilometers / 6 miles apart.
Approximately 20% of competitors run the entire course, 60% combine running with walking, and 20% walk the entire course. The fastest completion time is expected to be around 24 hours and the slowest around 70 hours.
Up to 150 competitors representing more than 40 countries will compete in RacingThePlanet: Greece 2025.
More than 50% of competitors are expected to have completed a previous RacingThePlanet / 4 Deserts ultramarathon, with 50% joining for the first time.
During RacingThePlanet: Greece 2025, competitors, volunteers and staff are expected to consume more than 25,000 liters / 6,600 gallons of water over the seven days of the event.