out with the old … in with the new

As always, its that time of the year again where one looks back and recalls all those special (and not so) moments.

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Greece at the 2016 Summer Paralympics

Greece will participate in the upcoming Paralympics Games in Rio between the

7 September to 18 September 2016,  by sending 60 Athletes to compete in 12 sports.

Events to include: Archery, Boccia, Cycling, Power Lifting, Sailing, Shooting and Wheelchair Tennis.

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Good Luck Greece – “Pame Ellada” 

from greenhorns to running freaks

Our mania started a couple of years ago while on summer holidays we came about an announcement pinned on a tree in the local town square stating that there would be a 5km race for a specific charity.

First thoughts were 5ks, piece of cake; we are on holiday, it will be fun – Let’s participate …. all in …..100%, and for a good cause too!!!

The afternoon of the race, without much thought as to what we were wearing, we gathered in the town square, enrolled and got our bib numbers!!!  Excited and looking around sneakily to see what the competition was like as now we also wanted to win.  The idea of holiday fun turned to pure competitiveness once we saw the trophies and medals lined up!!! Continue reading

letter to our Non Runner Friends

 

There have many countless of articles of what it is like to live with a”runner” this is why I would like to write about what it is like to live with a person who doesn’t understand your “love for running”!!!

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Here goes…………..

Dear Non Runners,

After a lot of thought and desire to not hurt anyone’s feelings, I want you to take a little time and read our “thoughts on paper”.

Yes I know, it may become truly weary…. even drab, listening to someone constantly boring you stiff on how much they ran, which part of their body hurts, how their next training schedule should be like…….the list goes on – I know I have said the same things a million times to the same person.  But what about the importance of sharing in your partners’ achievements, even if it is with one ear, then “bravely” changing the subject… we will get the picture and love you more for “listening” so hard!!!!!  Turning a deaf ear is so easy and anyone can do it!!

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being strong is being fearless

In a Runner’s World, one thing is given and essentialeach workout needs to be seamless and each effort continual.”

Run2Stars, our first write up for My Trending Stories and we are very fortunate in having the below article written by a professional Greek ultra marathon runner – Zinia Sanoudou.

Wise words from an expert!

For the “believers” therefore, abstinence from action for a small period of time, following an injury, can bring about pessimism and melancholy!

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run2stars …..so proud of being part of “my trending stories” New York’s group of dynamic and elite bloggers!!

My Trending Stories is a website seeking to inform readers about the latest news and events occuring globally and Run2Stars has been invited to participate!
Of course, A SPECIAL THANKS to all our followers on FB, Instagram and on the blog who have supported Run2Stars since we (tag elena and Joanna) started our idea of launching an Amateur Runners’ Blog generated by our love for running…. not professionally …. just simply…. running!!!

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