Need the motivation to keep trail running? Read Filaretos story and be inspired to join him at the start line in Ohrid Ultra-Trail 2023!
OUT: Please introduce yourself to our followers.
FB: Hello, my name is Boukis Filaretos.
OUT: How long have you been running/ trail running? (why do you run)
FB: My interest in running started 6 years ago, I believe that running is one of the best sports and that's why I chose it.
OUT: What do you enjoy most about trail running?
FB: The hard terrain, or terrain changes, and those magical images that the mountains offer you are the best pleasure you enjoy every moment.
OUT: Do you have a memorable running experience/story to share with us? (or your biggest achievement)
FB: Every time I participate in a race that I manage to finish healthy, I think it's a better experience, I have participated and won several races in Greece regardless of the mileage. But I think the best distinction for me is the Olympus mythical trail 2021.
OUT: How do you stay motivated when the going gets tough?
FB: I believe that with patience all problems are solved.
OUT: What are your top three "little things" that you do to prevent injury?
FB: Warming ointment before exercise, a good warm-up, and very good stretches at the end of exercise.
OUT: If you could give a single piece of advice to less experienced trail runners what would it be?
FB: The right guidance will keep them away from injuries and in excellent physical condition.
FB: If you allow me of course I would like to say a few words about the people who support me: first I want to thank the team Tihio Race who support me in all my decisions. And he's always by my side, I also want to thank my coach Kontsantinos Giannopoulos thanks to these four years of cooperation, it makes me develop more and more every time!