Ano Melissia Outdoor Theatre - before the hashers arrived



Mad Dog and Doggie Style throw strings of Mardi Gras beads down to the hashers






Running up the hill from the theatre


>>>> Panoramic view taken along the trail >>>> Scroll Right >>>>

Mount Pendeli straight ahead, Mount Parnitha on the left


Heading down to the (almost) dry river bed



In the river bed - some mountain water run-off from a recent rainfall


Long-abandoned charcoal kiln from times when cooking over charcoal was common in houses and the mountain was forested


Song check for the runners



Jacket Off leads the runners in a hash song



View towards Mount Imittos


Rim Job heads off down the trail






Getting near the end





Here comes Rim Job, carnival top in hand as the sun had warmed us up



Mad Dog rolls in


Our visiting harriette


Here comes Pussy Basher


Then our visiting hasher and Rear Entry


Four of the walkers resting after their 'additional' walk'


Pussy Basher celebrates St. David's day (patron saint of Wales) with a Welsh flag and a leek (Welsh national vegetable)




The visitors buy Athens Hash T-shirts


Time for a group photo


ANIMATION - GROUP PHOTO - Watch what everyone does


A fun photo wearing jolly nose-masks


ANIMATION - GROUP PHOTO - Watch what everyone does






Tender Vittles introduces the hare - Mad Dog with Grandaughter Violet







Pussy Basher with his leek and flag



Pussy Basher with Leanover and Doggie Style


Mad Dog is accused


Tender Vittles and Mad Dog get down-downs for missing the Karaoke night







Jacket Off


Coke Dealer




Rear Entry


Tender Vittals




Sebastian plays with the streamers








From Pussy Basher's Garmin watch

Note the extra distance he ran at checks


From MD's iPhone SE Strava app


Strava recording projected on Google Earth satellite image


Elevation profile of the trail generated on GPS Trackmaker


Location map showing the Northern Suburbs and Mount Pendeli


Map for the walkers - giving them the opportunity to parade in costume across St. George's square



Date: Sunday 01st March 2020 @ 11am aka 11.00hrs
Run: 2110-ish
Hare: Mad Dog
Venue: Ano Melissia - Open Air Theatre - At the Northern end of Iroon Polytechniou Street.
On Inn: Magginas [also known as Mageenas..] Taverna….

This Sunday is the last day of Carnival and traditionally the big celebration.
So try to wear something carnivally like a hat, a wig or a mask (or a costume if you like).
(Hint: Available in stores like Sklavanitis or Jumbo)
Those with caricature faces come as they are :-)
We will have a run / walk round Melissia and amuse the locals.
The ON-INN will be at Mageenas Taverna - right next to the Open Air Theatre.
We will distribute some Mardi Gras beads as before.

Ano Melissia - Open Air Theatre - At the Northern end of Iroon Polytechniou Street. (Next to the well known Mageenas Taverna)
From the South:
Follow Kifissias Ave northwards towards Maroussi and at the Maroussi square & Germanos building on the left, turn RIGHT for Melissia, (see small sign for Melissia in Greek). Carry on up this road (Odos Pendelis ...changing to Democratias further up) until you come to a hairpin bend. After the bend, the shop (right) and kiosk (left) continue on up until you see a large BP petrol station on your left (just before you enter the centre of Melissia). You need to turn LEFT here but you can't (legally). You must turn Right and go round the grass island (as the sign indicates) in order to turn left. Continue on up the hill (this is 25th March street), passing the Amelia Fleming hospital on your right and continue STRAIGHT on, through the traffic lights at the cross roads (when green!).
Continued Directions for all routes >>>>>
Continue straight and pass the big Eleftherias square (Ano Melissia) on your right and then St. George's church on your right (Note: the road has now become 17th November street).
After passing the church just continue on this road (after a while it will curve to the right) and shortly you will come to the taverna area (you will see a bus stop on the left). Park around here or turn right and go down and park around or behind the Theatre / playground area.
From Kifissia / Ekali / Politia etc:
Come the back way on Harilaou Trikoupi street towards Ano Melissia, passing Kefalari square on your right. Continue on straight, then round the Left, Right and Left bends and continue straight again (sign posted for Melissia, Stavros, Airport, etc). When you arrive at the (usually busy) T-junction in Ano Melissia, turn LEFT onto 17th November street (NOTE: At this junction, most of the traffic will be turning right). Now see Continued Directions ABOVE.

GPS location: 38° 03' 54.05" N, 23° 50' 31.47" E

-or- easier 38.064787, 23.842081

GPS above
PLUS CODE Blah blah blah
LINK Lalalalaaaaaaaaaa……

Lost? Directionally Challenged??

GPS not working or you don’t know even what it is? Just plain stupid???

Call: the Hare: Mad Dog 6932 511339

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