Is it okay to run with a cold!


This is one of the most common queries for this period – is it okay to run with a cold.  Especially after the Holidays where we have gone out more and dressed less!!

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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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Agistri swimming and running 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.

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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penciling-in upcoming races this spring

Spring is a great time to plan and register for some great races :   5kms -10kms…….and why not……………… a spring marathon!!

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unforeseen …… yet”in the program”

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