LEONIDIO FUN RUN
Sunday 4th May 2014
Leonidio, Arkadia, Peloponnese
37° 9'59.14"N, 22°51'32.07"E
Stock photo from previous year showing The Bookmaker on the right
Early birds on the beach outside the Apollon hotel in Tyros- Clitoria & Captain Sumo
ARRIVING IN LEONIDIO
Posing by a statue - Doggie Style, Clitoria & Captain Sumo
A tower in the scenic village
Impressive rocky cliffs dominate the village
The youngsters line up for their 2 km race
The hard-working organizers register the runners and give out the number bibs
>>>>>>> Panoramic view of the spectators and village square >>>> SCROLL RIGHT >>>>>
Village officials give short speeches before the race begins
View from the other side of the street. The youngsters are waiting to start their race.
The two motorcyclists are ready to follow the runners and report any problems.
Almost time to start the race!
Another view with the rock cliffs
Meanwhile, the hashers gather in the square - having driven over in separate cars from Tyros
Oxymoron & Dozy Bitch have come as supporters
And now it's the start of the adult 5 km race
Fiery Twat and Mad Dog can be seen at the front on the left...
and Captain Sumo, Knob Goblin and Fishy Dangler behind them.
The spectators wait for the runners to return
The first runner to arrive has a time of 17 mins and is a long way ahead of all the others.
First hasher to arrive is Captain Sumo
Then Fiery Twat
Next - Knob Goblin
Next - Rear Entry
Next - CU Huw
Next - Fishy Dangler
Next - Knob Goblin's visiting friend Quinn
Next - Coke Dealer
Next - Crystal
Next - Mad Dog
Next - Rocket Socket
And finally - Mountain Goat (still suffering from a knee injury)
The Winners - by gender and by age group
The spectators look on as the winners are announced by name
Knob Goblin - 1st and Crystal - 3rd in their age category
Fiery Twat - 1st in her age category (44 -to- 71)
Group photo after the event
FT suggested this excellent taverna (a little way further down the coast) and led us there in her car.
Arriving at the taverna
The food was excellent & more than we could eat for 15 euros / head
Driving back to Tyros after lunch
Old windmills high up on the rocky cliffs
A long way up to carry bags of corn for grinding
Fine views out to sea on the road back to Tyros
Back in Tyros
On the beach outside the hotel - the sea is cold but some hashers go for a quick dip & dry-off in the sun
Then it's time to take advantage of the fine afternoon and also get-in some sunbathing