(A bit SE of Athens centre)
AH3 Run 1818
Hare: The Bookmaker
Google elevation: 219 metres
Trail length: 6.74 km
The Bookmaker's trail went counter-clockwise (view from 1.9 km up)
Altitude profile of the trail
View from 12.5 km up showing the equestrian centre and race track
Before the run
Yes, it's carnival season in Greece
The hare and a falsie (marked with a very neat "F")
Spring is Sprung (almost)
The circle commences
The hare's down-down
Visitors from Finland - Captain Sumo's sister and her husband
Rocket Socket entertains our visitors
Captain Sumo with Alethea and Doggie Style
Doggie Style shows off her tail
RA Fair Cop
Clitoria tries different hats
Super jester hat
GM Mad Dog in his sombrero
Our Hash Cash Wet Dream takes a break from pouring the beers
Good to the last drop .... The Bookmaker
Mountain Goat with Formosa Flyer
Alethea, Doggie Style, and Mad Dog
Captain Sumo demonstrates the Viking meat-eating technique
Sotiris souvlaki taverna in Markopoulo
12 euros each including tip
Kokoretsi, pork giro, pork chop + starters, beer, red and white wine etc.
The directions to the hash - for the record
BTW: It’s still Carnival period so funny dress is acceptable and encouraged!!!
Take the Attiki Odos as if going to the Airport Follow the signs to Markopoulo.
i.e. do NOT take the turn off right to the airport.
Continue along this road towards Markopoulo (& Lavrion)
You pass a Tyrokameio on your right (Cheese Emporium)
As you approach Markopoulo there are 2 sets of lights.
Do NOT take the first set or the second set 200 meters later.
Keep going towards Lavrion and pass a LIDL on your right.
Zzero your odometer as you pass LIDL.
1.8 km later there is a junction with traffic lights.
(signposted for the Olympic Equestrian Centre & Racetrack)
Turn left here as if going to the Equestrian Centre or racetrack**
*2.2 km down this dual carriageway there is a junction
(this is where a small road crosses the road to the racetrack).
Turn RIGHT here and continue along this small road.
Follow this road for 5.6km. Parking is on the right on the grass.
**There will be cardboard signs marked with black arrows starting from the turnoff to the racetrack*
GPS directions to the starting place: 37° 50.792'N 23° 59.307'E