The Runner's Bucket List

The 500 most epic runs, races and adventures around the world

John Brewer
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The best organised runs around the world and epic places to run on solo or group adventures.

Taking readers on an exciting journey around the world, The Bucket List: Run contains 1,000 entries detailing the world's best races, routes and locations to run, alongside impressive full-colour photography and race stats. Written by running experts from around the world and categorised into run type: road, trail, mountain, desert, snow/ice, multi terrain, urban, multi-day, night, team/relay, festival, and novelty, this is the go-to guide for any runner. Containing helpfully plotted continent maps as well as easy to use month-by-month race finders, the races are also indexed both by type and location, for easy navigation.

Whether planning a 5k charity fun run in your local park, your first marathon, a solitary off-road adventure in the Atlas Mountains or an extreme round-the-world ultramarathon challenge, this book is a treasure trove of inspiration for anyone who wants to run. Suitable for runners of all abilities and packed with atmospheric and inspirational photography, The Bucket List: Run provides all the information and practical advice you need to enjoy the best and most unusual running experiences around the world.

Author bio:

John Brewer is Deputy Vice Chancellor at Buckinghamshire New University as well as a Professor of Applied Sports Science. An acknowledged expert in endurance running and elite sport, he has been a competitive runner for over 40 years, having completed numerous races over various distances, still actively taking part in both off-road and road racing events. He has completed the London Marathon on 20 occasions, and in recent years has acted as a coach and mentor to a number of celebrities undertaking the London Marathon course.

John has published many academic papers on endurance sport and sports nutrition, and is the author of five books, including Run Smart (Bloomsbury 2017), Running Science (Ivy Press 2018), and Sport in 30 Seconds (Ivy Kids 2019). A regular contributor to Trail Running and Running Fitness magazines, he has written for many running magazines and websites, and also wrote the official London 2012 Training Guide to Athletics: Track Events. John is a former Board Member of UK Anti-Doping, and a strong advocate of clean sport. He has appeared regularly on TV and radio, and in the written press, providing views and insights into a range of sports science and sports related topics.

Category: Other books
ISBN: 9781922351180
Publisher: Murdoch Books
Imprint: Pier 9
Pub Date: September 2021
Page Extent: 320
Format: Hard Cover
Subject: Travel & holiday