Chris Russell of the RunRunLive Podcast talked with Toni (www.drusy.blogspot.com),
Glenn (www.runswithadiaper.blogspot.com), Eddie (www.eddiemarathon.blogspot.com) and Chris Duffy, part of John Ellis' Team Point Two or his "Mind of a
middle-aged marathoner" blog about finding new running routes. Some of the resources mentioned or suggested in the chatroom were:
www.goodrunguide.co.uk/ - subscription-based running trails website in Great Britain
Using a Garmin 405 and http://connect.garmin.com/signin to design a route and then navigate between waypoints along the run
or on GPS enabled cell phones try Bones in Motion application to see where you are.
www.runtheplanet.com has abandoned the old listings and now is affiliated with www.run.com.
Lots of people use www.buckeyeoutdoors.com public routes or www.mapmyrun.com
Also www.coolrunning.com and www.active.com
US routes on USATF www.usatf.org/routes/
Try Gmaps pedometer to get mileage and elevations
If you're in New York, check out www.westchestertrails.com/
Trail running - Resources
o Maps -Trails Illustrated TOPO Maps by National Geographic
o Guidebooks: Falcon Guides
o Online resources - www.trails.com, www.traillink.com and www.nps.gov
o Park rangers
o Other runners or hikers
and of course GoogleMaps; look for green places, Railroads, Rivers and lakes, trails and ovals...running tracks!
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