(West of Athens)

Wine Country

18th June 2017

AH3 Run 2004

Hare: Fair Cop  

Photos & web page: Mad Dog

GPS location:

 37.982009°, 23.873098°  

Elevation: 160 metres

Trail length: 4.3 km



The Trail

The track as recorded on MD's smartphone Strava application (app)


The track as recorded on MD's Garmin 305 GPS watch





Before the run





The Run

Setting off in the rain






Rear Entry outside the Ktima Argithea winery



Ktima Argithea winery and a beautiful venue for reception for weddings, baptisms, etc

See the images (click 'gallery' for many photos with colourful lighting) on their website at:



Map location of the winery and ktima


Lovely sticky mud track alongside the vineyard!




Panoramic view of the vineyard     >>>>> SCROLL RIGHT >>>>>


Mad Dog poses by the vines laden with (yet unripe) grapes



Vines loaded with grapes



The Circle

GM Mad Dog invites RA and hare Fair Cop into the circle


Not enough mud on the trail?




Returnee Mountain Goat is welcomed back



Rear entry also comes prepared for the rainy weather



Andy and Katarina have braved the weather to join us



Fair Cop



Mountain Goat with hood down



Mad Dog receives his 550 run badge (on father's day)


He doesn't realise he has again been given the tankard with the hole



The Taverna


We drive to the taverna in centre of Spata



Lots of food with beer and wine - for 14 euros each


The Helioti Brothers taverna - calling itself the "Corner of Tastes"

Address: Intersection of Anastaseos Christou & Platonos streets

Exact GPS location: 37.965411°, 23.908021°





The directions to the hash - for the record


Next AH3 [Athens Hash House Harriers] Hashing event:

Sunday 18th June – 11am

Run 2004 – Flat, Flatter, Flattest….

Hare: Fair Cop

Venue: Starting from the church of Palaiopanagia, Kantza

On Inn: tbc


From the Airport Direction.
Leave Attiki Odos at Junction 17, Kantza. Turn right, continue 50m, Look for the church on your left.

From Elefsina Direction.
Leave Attiki Odos at Junction 17, Kantza. (NOTE: This is 8.5 km before the airport turnoff). Turn right, go over the bridge, continue for 400m. Look for the church on your left.

Avoiding tolls:
Cough-up the 2.80 then follow directions above, or turn on Google Maps and use the link below, or take Lavriou Ave to the roundabout in Glyka Nera, take the Kantza exit, turn right when you can’t go straight on at the T-junction, then follow this road over the motorway, 400m beyond, church is on your left.

By Train:
Get on an airport train, get off at Kantza. Come up to the road. Turn to face the direction of the airport, and come down the road on your left. About 400 metres.


GPS coordinates For Sat Navvies: 37°58'55.33"N, 23°52'22.97"E

...or better: 37.982009°, 23.873098°

Lost? Still drunk from Skiathos? Directionally challenged?? Just plain stupid????

Call the hare: Fair Cop 6932096555