Looking to add more physical activity to your schedule this summer? Maybe you just want to explore new trails and running routes. The Fun on Foot series shares maps, information and ideas for running and walking in American cities.
There are 4 different books available:
Fun on Foot in America’s Cities is a good book for people who travel for work or pleasure that find themselves in different cities, looking for a place to run or walk. Includes maps & details of top running, walking trails in New York, Boston, Chicago, Washington, San Diego, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Seattle, Philadelphia, Minneapolis, Dallas, Denver, Indianapolis and Atlanta. 388 pages. Retail $20.95, or buy from website for $11.99.
Fun on Foot in New England covers the most enjoyable runner and walker routes around Greater Boston, the Massachusetts shore, and major centers throughout New England. Boston region coverage includes Boston, Brookline, Cambridge, the Charles River, Gloucester, Lexington, Lynn, Medford, Newton, Quincy, Somerville, Swampscott, Waltham, and much more. Major centers in
the other New England states are also covered. There are trail maps with mileages, public transit, restrooms, and other items of importance to runners and walkers.
Philadelphia Running and Walking: A Guide for Athletes and Fitness Seekers is for people who live in or visit Philadelphia and who run or walk or want to get outdoors on foot more. For the committed athlete it points to new and interesting training routes and events. For the less committed jogger or walker it provides motivation and know-how to get outdoors more and improve fitness.
Fun on Foot in New York covers over 80 trails in the NY area.
These books are written by Warwick Ford with Nola Ford. If you are looking for maps only, you can download some for free, and others for a small price from the website.
About the Authors
Warwick Ford and Nola Ford are Australian-raised Canadian-Americans with a passion for running and other outdoor activities. They have lived in the U.S. since 1996, mainly in the Boston and New York City regions in the non-winter months. In winter they migrate west to the Colorado Rockies. They are both active marathon runners. They are keen travelers and have always enjoyed exploring unknown places, both urban and rural, on foot. In their Fun on Foot books they share the results of their explorations of major US cities with others, with a view to helping both local residents and visitors get out on foot more and enjoy the region more. Warwick’s degrees include a Ph.D. from the University of Toronto.
You can purchase these books from the online store for a discounted rate, compared to retail prices.
I was not compensated for this post. The sponsor offered a book as giveaway during ‘The Adventure Starts Here’ Blog Bash event.