Marathons of the World, Updated Edition

Complete Guide to More Than 50 Events on Seven Continents

Marathons of the World, Updated Edition

By:  Jones, Hugh
James, Alexander

Product ID:  00174
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Fox Chapel Publishing


7.5 X 9.7 in
176 pg

SPORTS & RECREATION / Running & Jogging


Legendary marathoner Hugh Jones presents the ultimate guide to the world’s top 50 marathons, with expert analysis and stunning photography of each event. 


Author Biography

Hugh Jones is a five-time English Marathon Champion who has won marathons in London, Oslo, Stockholm (twice), and Reykjavik. Now a sports journalist, he is editor of Distance Running Magazine and secretary of AIMS, the Association of International Marathons and Distance Races. Hugh is one of four international measurement administrators for track and field’s world governing body, the International Association of Athletics Federations. He regularly measures the London, Berlin and Olympic Marathons, as well as many others around the world. His other books include The Expert's Guide to Marathon Training and How to Run: From Fun Running to Full Marathons.


Alexander James is one of Britain's leading lifestyle journalists. A former senior writer and travel editor at Men’s Health magazine, his articles on health, travel, and nutrition appear in Cosmopolitan, The Times, The Guardian, iVillage, Metro, Marie Claire, and Esquire. His radio features have been broadcast on BBC radio and LBC radio. Alex’s marathon experiences include the Great North Run from Newcastle upon Tyne to South Shields UK, and the Vancouver Marathon, Canada.