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The Athens Marathon – The Authentic, Report and Films

Trek and Run were supported during this 2014 event by; Gore Running Wear - http://www.goreapparel.co.uk/ Helly Hansen - http://www.hellyhansen.com/ Airia Running Shoes - http://www.airiarunning.com/ Push Nutrition - http://www.pushnutrition.eu Garmin Action Cameras - https://buy.garmin.com/en-GB/GB/outdoor/action-cameras/virb-elite/prod119594.html The Hera Hotel, Athens - http://www.herahotel.gr/ The New Hotel, Athens - http://www.yeshotels.gr/ First of all, here’s a film that I made whilst running (sky filming is by Victor Milenkovic) to give you an idea of both course and atmosphere. And here’s another film, edited by Victor, giving a more aerial view of the event. The films will give you a great idea of what the…

The Athens Marathon; The Authentic, #2

Words by Laura Kimberley, photos by Lamia Hossain When we were offered the opportunity to attend the Athens Marathon, in true history geek mode I was completely ecstatic. This was the marathon. It was where Pheidippides, a messenger from the Greek army, ran from Marathon to Athens to give news of the Greek victory against the Persian invaders. I was so excited to be able to visit this city which had sparked much of my love for History and Mythology as a child and although I wouldn’t actually be running…

The Athens Marathon; The Authentic – 2014

by Dave Sherman  (photographs by Lamia Hossain and Dave Wise) After completing my first marathon in October 2012 I realised I’d found a new love in long distance running and I wanted to complete more (obviously this was before the delayed onset muscle soreness had kicked in)… 10 marathons later I decided it was time to complete my first Marathon abroad and of course, what better place to run my first overseas Marathon than the place where it all started… the historical home of the Marathon… Athens, Greece. In 490BC…

The Athens Classic Marathon, Greece

This review is written in English and French. Please scroll down the page to read the French. Ce test est écrit en Anglais et en Français. Descendez en bas de page pour lire la partie en Français. First of all, here’s a film of the event, it’ll give you an idea of what to expect from the route. Part 1, by Dave Wise I did it, I took part in the marathon!! Not any marathon, but THE marathon! Yes, THE marathon… I don’t mean any disrespect to the other marathon…