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This blog has gone long enough without me mentioning dogs and more specifically my baby dog Basil, also known as number 1 in our family as he was our very first boy. He came into our life one snowy January evening when my husband and I drove from London to Kent to get him as…

Athens half marathon 19th March 2017

Athens half marathon information The Athens half marathon consists of two loops at the centre of Athens. It starts at the heart of the city at Syntagma square, right outside the Greek parliament. The first kilometer is downhill so try to get away from the crowd and take advantage of it. As you take a sharp…

Run the Lake December 2016

Run the Lake is in its 5th year now and is turning out to be one of the coolest and most popular races in Athens. A tough 10k race in a wonderful environment, that takes place just before Christmas. It starts and finishes at the gorgeous Vouliagmeni lake at the south coast of Athens and takes…

Athens Marathon 2016-breaking 4 hours for the first time

Living and training in Athens, you sort of can’t get out of this race. The whole running society takes part in this marathon. Anyone who applies early enough can get in, so it is the highlight of our running year. I was unable to take part in the 2015 race due to injury as well…