In 2015 I was blessed to return to the Spartathlon for the 3rd time. For me it was the greatest honor and the culmination of yet another year. I first ran Spartathlon in 2013, then returned in 2014. The exact same race, two very different experiences. In 2013 the race went well and while having some challenges as anybody else in the race,
I finished well. The 2014 was a different experience as I raced with a severely injured leg. While the race lacked the “first time experience” it forced me to approach it differently and to experience the same amazing emotions at the finish line although having taken a different path….