Photos & web page: Mad Dog
Screen shot from Strava runner's app website
Garmin 305 GPS track added to Google Earth Pro application image of Loutsa
The hare's triple "F" false trail at the start of the run
The 7 runners set off along a coastal path
A quiet lane
"Someone has removed my check" says the hare Fair Cop
Anna keeps up with the pack
Signs of Spring
We pass some nice summer houses
A sea of flowering weeds make for a nice running experience
Proof that the hare did make some checks
Fair Cop takes a snap of Mad Dog running
A winter blue sky
More wild flowers
Posing for a photo by the beach
Another section of the run follows the coastline
Fair Cop and Mad Dog decide to stop for a beer while the unsuspecting pack head for a dead-end false-trail
Cheers! says Fair Cop
Mad Dog also enjoying a little refreshment rest during the run
Adrianos joins us but declines a beer
Rocky shoreline and a crystal-clear sea
Can this really only be March?
Loutsa's little marina
Fair Cop's and Wet Dream's pad for coffee
The directions to the hash - for the record
Next AH3 [Athens Hash House Harriers] Hashing event:
Sunday 5TH March 11am
**DOUBLE WHAMMY - 2 runs this week **
Runs 1986 & 1987
AH3 join the PAPHOS Marathon run
Venue: Cyprus J
get on a plane .
AH3 invade LOUTSA
Hare: Fair Cop & Wet Dream
On Inn: Christina taverna
you can join the select few who will be enjoying Fair Cops exquisitely crafted trail in the picturesque and sporadically rubbish-free seaside paradise that is Loutsa! As an added bonus, the on-inn will be at the ever popular Christina Taverna.
DIRECTIONS for LOUTSA:
From Attiki Odos,
exit 16 (Rafina) . at the end of the motorway, turn right past Smart Park and Attica Zoo, head for Spata.. Turn left at the lights, up the hill with Voi & Noi on your left. Across the lights, pass AB on your right, then turn left at the lights. Follow this road for several km, past the back gate of the airport, through the outskirts of Loutsa, and down to the coast. Then follow the directions below
Avoiding Attiki Odos?
Coming out of Athens on Mesogeion, immediately after passing under the Attiki Odos , take the right turn to Spata. Follow the signage all the way into Spata, , where there are signs for Artemis/Loutsa. From there, follow directions as above.
From the South
Get to the Airport, go past the turnings for arrivals and departures, and head for the exhibition centre and technical area. Keep going past the speed bumps, past the sign that says No access beyond this point, and dive confidently out through the checkpoint. It will open.
At the traffic lights, turn right, and you are on the main road into Loutsa. Stay on this road down to the sea and follow the directions below.
When you reach the sea, turn right at the lights.
Follow this road, past MY MARKET and another couple of kilometres. You are looking for the REVOIL petrol station on your left. From the garage, about 300m, a couple of bends, until you reach a few shops on your right. Turn sharp left before the bicycle shop (PODHLATA GT DYNO).
Hash signs (HHH) lead to the Christina Taverna.
It will take you at least 30 minutes from Mesogeion, 20 minutes from the Attiki Odos exit , or at least 15 from the Airport
For Sat Navvies: 37°57'1.23"N 24° 0'48.63"E (or 37.950234°, 24.013552°)
Lost ? Confused ? Just plain stupid ? So whats new!!
either go home or call the hare: FC 6932 096555