As always, its that time of the year again where one looks back and recalls all those special (and not so) moments.
It’s about that time again………….. with only 16 weeks to go ………………………………..till the 35th Athens Classical Marathon 2017!!
This weekend is the Agistri Running and Swimming Race 2017 and one of our favorite races on this beautiful tiny green island with its crystal clear waters and golden sands.
What more can one ask for! An ideal weekend of running and relaxing, just one hour from the Port of Piraeus!
The event is always perfectly organized and well attended because of this.
The people of Agistri are hospitable, making the whole experience magical.
I couldn’t help but post some great pics from our experience last year.
So sorry we couldn’t make it this year ……….. but make a promise for the next one in 2018.
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.
WEARING Elena: tight ascics, shirt nike, shoes saucony, , shoes saucony triumph iso2 watch garmin forerunner 15, socks mizuno, sun glasses uvex, running belt fitletic Joanna : tight nike, top h&m, shoes sacucony, watch garmin vivofit, running belt fitletic Continue reading
Sometimes all you need is a little splash of colour !
It’s about that time again Elena Tzacha …… the worm inside you doesn’t give up, does it!
Spring is a great time to plan and register for some great races : 5kms -10kms…….and why not……………… a spring marathon!!
We have pencilled-in the following races which we hope to participate in: Continue reading
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
Soups – a nutritious and easy weeknight dinner and perfect comfort food after a difficult workout, to help relax those aching, frozen bones!!!
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”!!