After the publication of Jules Verne’s Around the World in Eighty Days in 1873, travelers everywhere were challenged to see if the imaginary feat could actually be done. Though it wasn’t until November 14, 1889, that two women, a reporter and a journalist, would set off in opposite directions in a race to beat the eighty days and each other.
Running races in your own area is a great way to support local charities while working out, but sometimes you just need to run away – a total change of scenery. Consider a Destination Run! Plan a vacation around a race in an area you want to visit.