Book Review: America’s Best Places to Run

Running expert, Jeff Galloway has teamed up with his son, Brennan, to take you through 55 of the most gorgeous trails in the United States. Brennan captured their beauty with his camera while Jeff gave special information on the running trails.

America’s Best Places to Run enhances the running experience by offering access to very special running routes. This book gives a preview of the scenery with directions to the start and special instructions to enjoy the area.  In addition to the more than fifty trails and half-dozen race venues reviewed in this book it also  includes tips on training for trail running, dealing with elevation, running uphill and downhill, terrain issues, and endurance, and time-tested suggestions for preparing for each trail.

ZReaders will learn about trails from the Grand Canyon to Walden Pond, and from Florida’s Blue Mountain Beach to Yosemite National Park, and from the Illinois Prairie Path to Texas’ North Shore Trail.  These are the 55 trails that could be on any runner’s bucket list.  They are organized into five regions including: West, Midwest, South, Mid-Atlantic, and New England/New York. This beautifully illustrated book will take runners from the urban environments to seaside delights and challenging mountain passes.  It is all here in Jeff & Brennan Galloway’s collection of scenic, historic, and amazing places to run.

Olympian Jeff Galloway has run for over 50 years and still runs a marathon about every month. He’s coached over a million runners to their goals through his retreats (in several of these locations), clinics at events, individual consultations, running schools, and books.

Brennan Galloway was a track and cross-country athlete at Colorado College, has produced two documentaries, and continues to run almost every day, finding new and interesting trails wherever he goes.  He traveled over 50,000 miles to document the various trails with photographs.


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