The Holy Trail 12 Legendary Trails You Should Run

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Rik Merchie

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Lannoo Publishers
Territory: World excluding Belgium, The Netherlands, France, Switzerland & Scandinavia
Size: 260 mm x 200 mm
Pages: 240
Illustrations: 200 colour, 50 b&w
Name of series: The Challenge

RRP £29.95

  • 12 world famous trail races for those willing to go to the edge
  • Down-to-earth testimonies with stories of good will, running facts, gags and human interest
  • For the experienced trail runner, mountain sporter, curious sportsman and music lover

For those willing to go to the edge, for those who love to run close to the sky, here are some of the world's most challenging and beautiful running trails and races. Twelve trails are covered in depth, and many more are included. From Norway to South Africa, Hong Kong to Colorado, and Switzerland to Columbia, these profiles are accompanied by travel information, as well as stories from those with experience on these trails, whether talking about the music they run to, or the good will shared among fellow runners.

Rik Merchie has worked as a teacher, documentary filmmaker and freelance editor for Belgian national television. In 2012 he wrote Hitchhiking Everest (in French) also published by Lannoo.