Cross country: trail running the coast-to-coast route

The 192-mile route over the Lake District and Pennines is usually plodded by hikers but our writer zips across on a new guided running trip.

Julian Worker has written a number of travel books including

Travels through History : France

Travels through History – The Balkans: Journeys in the former Yugoslavia

Travels through History – Northern Ireland and Scotland

Top 10 city running tours

Do your sightseeing on foot, and have a workout while you’re at it, in some of the world’s most attractive cities – from New York to Melbourne and Barcelona

Running the South Downs Way

Jogging from Winchester to Eastbourne seemed the perfect way to enjoy one of England’s oldest trails for Martin Love. But then he ran out of steam

Usain’s bolthole: life in the slow lane in Trelawny, Jamaica

Laidback Trelawny Parish in Jamaica is the birthplace of many Olympic sprinters, including Usain Bolt, the fastest man on earth, as well as Veronica Campbell-Brown and Ben Johnson

Worshipping at the ‘high temple’ of Ethiopia’s long distance runners

If you run each level of the Meskel Square amphitheatre you will have completed a marathon. Simon Allison joined the dawn runners to attempt the feat

10 of the best Christmas and New Year’s Day fun runs and swims in the UK