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

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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

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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”!!

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