Running at Lurgan Park, Northern Ireland

At the beginning of June we visited my husband’s family in Northern Ireland and specifically Lurgan, “a small grim town outside Belfast”, a description of his hometown that had originally appeared in the Boston Globe some years ago that my husband humorously used when introducing himself to me. I had however been there before and…

SNF run 2017: running to the future

On Friday 23rd June 2017 the 3rd SNF Run organised by the Niarchos foundation took place in homage of Olympic day. The race that started just before 9pm, included 2 distances, that of 6km and 10km. Both races started at the iconic Panathenaic Stadium where the first modern Olympic games were held in 1896, at…

Nafplio Energy triathlon

The Nafplio Energy triathlon took place on Sunday 11th June 2017 and was organised by the Greek triathlon foundation in collaboration with the municipality of Nafplio. The races that took place were: Olympic distance triathlon (1,500m swimming, 40km cycling and 10km running); sprint distance triathlion (750m swimming, 20km cycling and 5km running). One could do…

Fields of Life Stormont fun run

The Fields of Life Stormont fun run that took place this year on June 3rd, is an annual 5k and 10k race organised by the Fields of Life charity that works in East Africa, trying to improve people’s lives with educational, water and enterprise projects. All funds raised from the 2017 race will go towards helping give…