weekend overview

This weekend was full of adventue, races and meeting up with good friends and fellow runners.

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WEARING Joanna: shorts pull and bear, shoes saucony, shirt nike

Elena : shorts h&m, shirt saucony , shoes saucony, socks mizuno

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every summer has it’s own story….

When I look back now, summer seemed to have lasted forever & if I had the choice I’d always be there in mind as those were good / carefree days.

memories from Parga, Sivota, Paxi and Antipaxi islands ...

♬ ♪ nostalgia / Yianni

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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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