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Best places for workouts in Athens

If you want to do more than just going out for an easy run there are some good options available.

Track runners might like Panathenaic Stadium and those looking for a hill workout can go to Lycabettus Hill.

Panathenaic Stadium

400m track
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Lycabettus Hill

Very hilly gravel/dirt running spot
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Summer running in Athens

Summers in Athens get very hot. June through August often sees temperatures of around 38°C100°F . It might be wise to do your training early in the mornings or on a treadmill indoors. The temperature in the warmest month of July is normally around 3086 to 36°C96°F at noon and 2373 to 27°C81°F at 6 AM.

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Highly rated places to run in Athens

Panathenaic Stadium is a popular place to run in this area.

Your favourite running surface in Athens

For those who like to run on soft surfaces, these are recommended: Lycabettus Hill and Ethnikós Kípos.

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Great running spots in Athens

Ethnikós Kípos | Lycabettus Hill

Running tracks in Athens

Panathenaic Stadium | Track | Synthetic track

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Weather in Athens

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