Put on your running shoes â itâs time to hit the road, the trails and the great outdoors.
In this comprehensive runnerâs companion, youâll find 50 of the worldâs greatest running routes â from short city runs and must-do marathons to cross-country trails and challenging ultras â plus a further 150 courses around the globe to satisfy runners of all abilities.
Each run is accompanied by stunning photos and a map and toolkit of practical details â where to start and finish, how to get there, where to stay and more â to help you plan the perfect trip. Suggestions for similar runs around the world are also included.
Organised by continent, Lonely PlanetâsÂ Epic Runs of the WorldÂ takes runners past giraffes, zebras and rhinos in Africa, along courses the length of Vancouverâs Stanley Park Seawall in the Americas, offers spectacular views of Hong Kong from Victoria Peak in Asia and jogs along Romeâs Tiber River in Europe, while inviting athletes to push themselves to the limit in Oceaniaâs Blue Mountains Ultra.