London is the greenest city on the planet for its size, meaning it is just asking for you to run it. This book is your guide to exploring this runner’s playground.
This 300-page book covers almost every park, trail, woodland and waterway within London’s 32 boroughs. With over 120 London runs plus interviews, training tips, races, club info, and running challenges, the Runner’s Guide to London is the must-have guide book for all London-based and visiting runners.
Format: Paperback, full colour throughout, on forest-friendly FSC accredited sustainable paper
Size: Perfect backpack or glove box size of 198mm high x 129mm wide x 17mm deep
Page Count: 300
General Release Date: 1 July 2015
Shipping: Worldwide delivery. £6.00 within the UK and NZ, £10.00 elsewhere.
“With hidden gems and iconic landmarks a must-have guide to help you explore London’s unique urban running playground.”
– Julia Bleasdale, London born-and-bred Olympic distance runner
“We eliminated all forms of exercise from our fitness regime long ago, but this book inspires us to dust off the trainers …” – Londonist
“Living in Yorkshire but with work bringing me south most weeks I think I’ve found my new travel companion. London here I come!”
– Tom Williams, Managing Director, parkrun UK
“With its passion for running and affection for London this informative and beautiful book makes me itch to get my trainers on. I hope many Londoners will use it to discover our city and reap all the health benefits that running gives.”
– Dr Helen Walters, Head of Health, Greater London Authority
For more info, please visit runnersguidetolondon.co.uk for sample routes, London races, London park perimeter distances, and plenty of other local training resources.
THAMES PATH SAMPLE
MEET JULIA BLEASDALE
KENSINGTON & HYDE
To have a closer flick through the book, view the preview here.