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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marathon frenzy

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After our successful marathon in the Athens Classical last November 2016, it is natural that we are pondering on our next one.  Of course we are still living the thrill of our recent marathon and since then our training has become somewhat boring, and we long to relive the excitement!!

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Greece at the 2016 Summer Paralympics

Greece will participate in the upcoming Paralympics Games in Rio between the

7 September to 18 September 2016,  by sending 60 Athletes to compete in 12 sports.

Events to include: Archery, Boccia, Cycling, Power Lifting, Sailing, Shooting and Wheelchair Tennis.

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Good Luck Greece – “Pame Ellada” 

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