Thursday, April 16, 2009

RRT26: Where can I run?

Chris Russell of the RunRunLive Podcast talked with Toni (,
Glenn (, Eddie ( 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: - subscription-based running trails website in Great Britain
Using a Garmin 405 and 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. has abandoned the old listings and now is affiliated with
Lots of people use public routes or
Also and
US routes on USATF
Try Gmaps pedometer to get mileage and elevations
If you're in New York, check out

Trail running - Resources
o Maps -Trails Illustrated TOPO Maps by National Geographic
o Guidebooks: Falcon Guides
o Online resources -, and
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!

[Click here for Runners Round Table - Episode 26]