The Good Run Guide is your companion to the great running to be found in some of the most scenic locations in England and Wales. It’s one to take with you wherever you might steal an opportunity and hit the ground running. Whether spur of the moment or planned well in advance this book is a real winner. Plenty of discoveries lay ahead.
Running is a great way to keep fit, stay healthy, relieve stress and experience new places. The Good Run Guide is your companion to the great running to be found in some of the most scenic locations of England and Wales.
Run through the stately grounds of Chatsworth in the Peak District; traverse Hadrian’s Wall on the Scottish Border and visit the breath-taking castles of coastal Northumberland. Explore coastal coves in north Cornwall; summit Pen-y-ghent in the Yorkshire Dales or escape the hustle and bustle of the city along the banks of the Thames.
Experienced runners Louise Piears and Andy Bickerstaff, two of the founders of the Good Run Guide, the UK’s leading independent running website, have hand-picked 40 of their favourite runs.
Ranging in length from 3.4 to 10.7 miles (5.4 to 17.2 kilometres), there are routes for runners of all ability and fitness levels, on a range of surfaces.
Each run features details of the run distance, the flat equivalent distance, difficulty, hilliness, climb rate, terrain and other useful information so you know exactly what you’re undertaking before you set off. There is also a bespoke map, annotated with route descriptions and key route features, to aid navigation.