The original marathon course is no joke: it has 14 miles of serious hills, lots of opportunity for crosswinds and headwinds, and thousands of years of history to back it. Starting in the breathtaking foothills of Marathon, the first twenty miles of the course are a progressive climb, finishing with the last six miles of
LITTLE CHOO-CHOO RUNNING THE ATHENS MARATHON.
If you think you can, you can. Such, a simple concept in theory, but not one often applied well by those who know its’ truth, but today, this will be my mantra. As I partake in the Athens Classic Marathon today, 2,501 years after the first messenger, Pheidippides first ran the 26.2 mountainous miles to
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There is nothing like exploring a new foreign city. Experiencing Athens today was a mesmerizing masterpiece of an experience. The streets spiral in unexpected directions, the sounds of Greek spill out from seemingly everywhere, and the mountaintops peek through rows of buildings, all under the close and shadowing watch of the Acropolis. Athens, the