The World’s Most Famous Marathons

The World’s Most Famous Marathons

Running on 5 Continents
Language: English
Layout: 200 illustrations, four-color throughout, softcover with flaps
Pages: 224
Size: 18,2 x 25 cm/11,75 x 9 inches

Price: 14,95 €
14,99 £
19,99 $

ISBN: 978-3-8480-0831-5
This book is a marvelous guide to 30 of the world’s most famous or truly fascinating marathons. Sorted by month, you find the important venues in America, Europe, Asia, Africa, and Australia, from classics such as the New York City Marathon to the extraordinary courses like the Run Iceland in Iceland or the Two Oceans Marathon in South Africa. This lavishly illustrated volume provides the maps of all routes with their breathtaking views and architectural highlights as well as background information and valuable advice on what to eat and which clothes to wear for the event. In addition, one also finds travel tips and sightseeing locations in the area to enjoy once the marathon is over. With its wealth of substantial information and its gorgeous layout, this book is an outstanding gift for passionate runners, marathon fans, and those who aspire to become such.

Table of Contents

I Run Therefore I Am
Guiseppe Cruciani

About This Book
Enrico Aiello

Polar Night Half Marathon

Marathon History and Legends

Tokyo Marathon
Mezza maratona delle Due Perle

Clothing: Do the Right Thing

Jerusalem Marathon
Mezza maratona del Lago Maggiore
Lisbon Half Marathon

The Most Important Part of a Runner’s Kit: Running Shoes

Two Oceans Marathon
Nice Half Marathon
Paris Marathon
London Marathon
Boston Marathon
Big Sur Marathon


Italy Coast to Coast
San Francisco’s Bay to Breakers
Edinburgh Half Marathon

Nutrition and Hydration

St. Petersburg 10K


Giro del Lago di Resia

A Few Common Running in Juries (And How to Prevent Them)

Hood to Coast Relay
Helsinki City Marathon
City to Surf
Quebec City Marathon

Running Gadgets

Berlin Marathon
Budapest Half Marathon

Mountain Running

Chicago Marathon

Can Running Help You Lose Weight?

New York City Marathon

Five Commonsense Tips for Your First Marathon

Honolulu Marathon
San Silvestre Vallecana


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