interesting Races throughout Greece leading up to the Classical Marathon

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For the months of July to October 2018 there are many very interesting races / events throughout Greece which are worth participating and we thought to mention some of the more “eye-catching ones”! 

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running mayhem in Athens last Saturday June 23rd

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Last Saturday June 23rd we had the SNF RUN in view of the Summer Nostos Festival Events held at the Foundation and this particular “race to the future” has been held on the same day – 23rd of June – since the inaugaration of the Cultural Center 4 years ago.

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the route of truce 2018 a bridge over 1623 year old!!

On Sunday 25th April 2018 I had the privilege of running the “ROUTE OF TRUCE”  which was a 50km (specifically 49.9km!) trail from Ancient Ilis to Ancient Olympia, sponsored by the FEDERATION OF OLYMPIA, NATO, OPAP, LEGEA, AUTOUNIT POULAKIS, THE HELLENIC ARMY………….. and the list goes on. Continue reading

Christos Mitsikas – marathon runner, bronze medalist and painter

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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

Agistri swimming and running 2017

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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.

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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.

Star’s rendevous with Poseidon

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.

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easter weekend and running

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Easter at long last – this is a perfect time for a l-o-n-g weekend break.  We are all so tired from the long winter months behind us, with the tiring rains, snow, and not forgetting cold.

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