Fifty Places to Run Before You Die

Running Experts Share the World's Greatest Destinations



ISBN: 9781419729126 Category:

Chris Santella


Fifty Places to Run Before You Die is a beautifully illustrated collection of the most exhilarating running courses in the world. Featuring a balance of popular races (marathons, 10Ks, and endurance runs) and scenic trails off the beaten path, as well as interviews with accomplished runners and leaders of respected running organizations, this book divulges the details that make each venue unique – and plenty of tips for those who aspire to run there. Readers will discover events and courses both national and international, including the Ultra-Trail du Mont Blanc in France, the New York City Marathon, the Vancouver Sun Run, the Grand Canyon, the Dolomites in Italy, and the Great Ocean Road Marathon in Australia. Fifty Places to Run Before You Die is an essential travel companion for runners of all levels seeking to conquer new terrain while breaking personal records.

Additional information

Weight 844 g
Dimensions 18.4 x 21.3 cm
Publisher name ABRAMS
Publication date 1 March 2018
Number of pages 224
Format Hardback
Contributors Foreword by Thom Gilligan
Dimensions 18.4 x 21.3 cm
Weight 844 g


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Chris Santella is the author of more than a dozen other titles in the Fifty Places series. A freelance writer and marketing consultant based in Portland, Oregon, he contributes regularly to the New York Times and

Thom Gilligan is the CEO and founder of Marathon Tours & Travel, a company that arranges running excursions around the world. Named the top specialist in running-related travel by Condé Nast Traveler magazine nine times, Gilligan has also been featured in Runner’s World, the Wall Street Journal, and Travel Agent magazine.