Sunday 11.00 am

21st September 2014


(Paralia Marathonos)


Run 1881

Trail length

5.4 km

Mad Dog

Starting location:

38° 06' 20.67" N,  23° 58' 43.63" E

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The Trail



Before the run


The Run and Walk

This photo has been PhotoShopped. Can you spot the deliberate mistake?



Nea Makri - a short distance from the Marina











The Circle









On After at the Beach









The directions to the hash - for the record


Date: Sunday 21st September @ Time: 11.00 am

Run: 1881

Run type:  Beach Hash at Scrubber's beach (Scrubbeach)

Venue: Paralia Marathonos  - Near Nea Makri 

Hare: Mad Dog

On Inn:  Picnic on the beach

Bring: Swimming cozzies, sun block, and a picnic lunch

(or - buy lunch at Cantina on beach - e.g.  club sandwich with chips in a box, etc.)

Available: Sun beds, umbrellas, shower; decent toilets (can use for changing)
(Note - Facilities free but they hope you will buy something from the Cantina)




Starting from Marathonos Avenue - at the junction with Leof. Dionisou mountain road in Nea Makri

(See below for directions to get to this junction with Marathonos Ave.)


Continue north along Marathonos Avenue in the direction of Marathon for 1.9 km


(You will pass the brown sign for the Sanctuary of the Egyptian Gods on your right and then an AVIN petrol station on your left).


Turn RIGHT at the sign for Paralia Marathonos into Fidippidou street

(There are traffic lights and a small slip road here.  CAREFUL Don't miss this turning!!).


Continue along this street for 550 metres (it has a left-hand bend after 220 metres)


Turn RIGHT at  the narrow Alamanas Street  (there is also a sign saying "Ocean View)


Continue down Alamanas Street for 470 metres and turn left through the gateway into the parking area.


We meet somewhere in this large car park.




(A) Coming from Halandri / Vrilissia / Melissia:
Get on Leoforos Pendelis (the road which goes up from Vrilissia to Pendeli Village)
Ignore signs left to NEA Pendeli on the road up to Pendeli
Eventually you come to (Paleio) Pendeli village
Follow the road through the village.
(Do not take the first few turnings to the right)
Eventually you will come to a large open area
(many tavernas here - particularly on the far side)
Look for a road (Skoufou) to the right signposted to Nea Makri
Follow this road out of the village
As you leave Pendeli you pass a sign on your left for the 
Christos-Olympia taverna  (light blue-green with picture of mountains)
You are now on the mountain road to Aghios Petros.

The road will rise in elevation for a few km then start to fall as the sea comes into view.
After a few more km and some sharp bends you will come to a T-junction.

Turn right towards Nea Makri and the sea.
Immediately you will pass the Panorama restaurant on your right.
Continue to the bottom of the hill.
You arrive at Marathonos Avenue at the T-junction & traffic lights at Nea Makri.


(B) Coming from the centre of Athens:
Take Kifissias Ave. northwards through Kifissia, Erythrea, Ekali, etc.
Turn right after Ekali at the signpost for Dionysos / Nea Makri.
Continue up and over the mountain and then descend down the other side to the bottom.
You arrive at Marathonos Avenue at the T-junction & traffic lights at Nea Makri.



For Sat Navvies: 38° 06' 20.67" N,  23° 58' 43.63" E

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