Last Sunday 25th February we ran our first relay doing the 11km Lycabettus Run – 5,5kms each.
A lovely race with its many uphills however as each loop was 2,75kms it somehow did not feel so difficult. Everyone says that The Run the Lake race has the most steep uphills but I don’t think that they have done the Lycabettus!! Not as scenic however it has its own story to tell as a race!
Thankfully the participants were only 1100 as if we were more, I don’t think that the event organizers could manage much more. Continue reading →
Over one milion Greeks rallied in the streets of Athens to protest against the government’s proposal over the name Macedonia. This dispute has lasted decades, governments have changed however still not resolved. Continue reading →
This weekend’s long run was very exciting as we were at “that point” again……. the point of 30kms!! It shouldn’t be so challenging as it is only 2 kms more than last Saturday however it is the idea of having to complete a long run that has a 3 in front!!! Continue reading →
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.