We fall under the category of runners that want their ribboned medal at the finish line. This “hunk of bling” represents our achievement, and rewards our effort!!On the other hand, there are runners that feel that “the bag of goodies” we get upon enrollment and the medal at the end is boring and just adds an extra cost to the race. Continue reading
Monthly Archives: June 2016
our program for today
05:40 breakfast – 2 slices of bread with 2 tablespoons of super energizing pre-run peanut butter spread snack/ (see our run story of June 15) for those that haven’t put it in your daily diet yet!!!
6:30 time for our run……… day 2 of yesterday’s training plan done 1hr and 05 mins later!!
10:30 one granola bar
13:00 a poor lunch at the office…….. to consist of yoghurt, fresh fruits, topped with honey and walnuts
16:00 definitely need a dose of chocolate ………. Sadly only dark choc!!!
19:00 dinner …. A huge summer salad and a juicy steak……….slightly rare!!
Then as commonly said…..e a r l y to bed ……… e a r l y to rise ……
P.S. don’t forget to drink at least 2-3 ltrs of water
one week training plan
one of our best runs ever….back to the present after the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Run
Yesterday we ran the 6Km – Running into the Future organized in celebration of the new Foundation Cultural Center in Athens.
“metamorphosis” at the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center (SNFCC)
Can we become, literally, different people?
Can we change our mind, our feelings, the way we think and exist in the world?
The answer is, unquestionably, yes. Continue reading
how the heat can mess up your training!!
It was Hot – Hot – Hot over the past weekend and even though we woke up early and were out of the house by 6:40 a.m, our only goal was to complete the mileage.
today is Friday and weekends=Long Run Days!!
Some good tips that we were told to help us do a long run now that summer has set in are:
poseidon challenge 2016
For all of us planning to run in the Athens Classical Marathon on 13th November we have good news………registrations have opened for the Poseidon Challenge Half Marathon on Sunday 2ndOctober 2016 (register here http://www.poseidonchallenge.org/)
The Ancient Temple of Poseidon
super energizer and pre-run snack
…………….tip from Nikolaos Skoutaris
This is a great super snack before a run (on bread if you want), or straight from the jar!!!