The Jordan Trail takes you through the meditates of an ancient landscape. Along the behavior, youll discover the best operating gasoline in the world
Running and travelling can be the perfect partners- whether that’s an early morning exploratory jog on a business trip-up or a dedicated holiday built around a multi-stage race. New roads, backdrop and challenges can help enliven one’s love of running, while ensure the world on foot offerings an enhanced perspective.
For me, the steps up to the Mtatsminda plateau outside Tbilisi and the colonial racecourse in Mumbai at sunset stand out as all-time favourites; the chaotic streets of Lagos are similarly memorable, but for different reasons. To avoid frustration, I now wing everywhere with a pair of trainers in my hand luggage. But in the early stages of November I, alongside Jordanian athlete Mohammad Al-Sweity, took the combination of pour or travelling a stair( well, a few actually) further by jogging the Jordan Trail, a new 650 km( 400 -mile) itinerary stretching the entire length of the country.
Here are five reasons set out above the experience might appeal to everyone from weekend walkers to elite ultra-runners…
1 It’s one long sightseeing tour
To say that the Jordan Trail passes some interesting places would be an absurd understatement. The trail is steeped in history, spanning some of the oldest constantly used tracks in the world; this is, after all, part of the fertile crescent where civilisation first developed.