Fifty Places To Run Before You Die By Chris Santella

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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.


  • Format: Hardback
  • Publication Date: 20 March 2018
  • Pages: 224
  • Height: 203 mm
  • Width: 178 mm
  • Illustrations: 40 colour illustrations
  • ISBN-13 9781419729126

About the author

Chris Santella is the author of twenty books, including fourteen titles in the Fifty Places series. He is a regular contributor to the Washington PostNew York TimesTrout, and The Fly Fish Journal, and resides in Portland, Oregon. When he’s not writing, Santella can often be found swinging flies for steelhead on rivers around the Pacific Northwest or strumming guitar in his band, Catch & Release.


“A collection of incredible running courses in the world. There are marathons, 10km, and endurance runs to be enjoyed off the beaten track, or more well-known routes. Highlights include the Ultra-Trail du Mont Blanc in France, the New York City Marathon and the Grand Canyon. Interviews with runners completes the package.” The Sun

“A great present for any runner, and also good to boost motivation” Outdoor Fitness