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 →
WEARING Elena : tight salomon, hat north face, shoes saucony, watch garmin forerunner 15 / Joanna: tight asics, hat nike , windbreaker salomon , shoes asics
I don’t know if its the weather being all grey and drab or just that it has come to the point again (for this year) that we need to say …..enough….. quote …..unquote, especially after our last blog….”marathon frenzy”.
During the last weeks we are getting a lot of “friends” telling us how “wrong” it is for us to be doing two marathons a year; reminding us on the impact that this will have on our bodies……….not forgetting to add at the end………and at “your age”!!
After our successful marathon in the Athens Classical last November 2016, it is natural that we are pondering on our next one. Of course we are still living the thrill of our recent marathon and since then our training has become somewhat boring, and we long to relive the excitement!!