Month: September 2017

Cyprus, Hotel Reviews, Travel

Hotel Review: Grecian Park Hotel, Ayia Napa, Cyprus

Occasion Veronica’s parents were visiting from the U.S., so we made a last-minute reservation at the Greican Park Hotel for a one-night stay to enjoy the area and the well-known hotel. Location The Greican Park hotel is located in the popular Ayia Napa district of Cyprus, which is essentially the Ibiza of Cyprus. Luckily, the …

Training, Weekly Training Logs

Weekly Training Log: 9/11 – 9/17, 2017

Long Run This week’s long run consisted of another group training run organized by the Buff Troodos Ultra team. Last week, we did one loop of the 80k race and I did a second loop on my own. This week, the training run was that same second loop (but I didn’t do any extra this …

On The Run, Travel

On The Run: Beirut

First things first about arrival: when arriving in Lebanon, the border agent in will ask about whether or not you have travelled to Israel, but simply visiting the country does not preclude you from entering Lebanon. Just be truthful about why you were there (to visit a friend, travel, etc.) and everything should be fine. Also – …

Training, Weekly Training Logs

Weekly Training Log: 9/4 – 9/10, 2017

Long Run PEAK WEEK! Yes, this was my longest and hardest training week of the cycle, and it ended with a crazy 32-mile/52km run on the course of my upcoming race, the Troodos Mountain Ultra. Part of this session was a training run put together by the race organizers. They are doing runs on three …

Training, Weekly Training Logs

Weekly Training Log: 8/28- 9/3, 2017

Long Run This was a bit of a de-load week, and as such my “long” run was just an easy 10-miler along the boardwalk in Tel Aviv, Israel (we were visiting for a friend’s wedding). Although the views were great, it was incredibly humid outside. When I returned, I was so drenched in sweat that …

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