While some “concerned friends” may try to convince you that it’s not very clever to run many kilometers and marathons over the age of 50, it has been proven that running is a safe, healthy exercise for people of any age, whether you’re new to running (as it’s never too late to start) or a veteran runner!!!
The Poseidon Athens Half Marathon is one of our favorite races – even though it is a little longer than a normal half marathon, the route is breathtaking as it goes along the Athens South Riviera coastline.
There is an old Greek proverb that says a second may bring upon more “trouble” than that of a whole year (or something to that effect)!!
Last Thursday, while running, and just when I was admiring the beautiful sunset and thinking how lucky I was to be living in such a blessed part of Athens; by the sea, fresh air, “wide pavements” – it just took a milisecond for me to land head first into a gutter off one of those “wide pavements”!!! Continue reading →