On the run: a global guide to marathons

Travel the globe, catch the sights — and race a marathon. Long-distance tourists are seeing the world 26.2 miles at a time, and exploring the greatest cities and sites from a unique perspective in the space of three or four (or more) hours. Gershon Portnoi reports on the best and most iconic races on the circuit

Fjord Norway

Rooksana Hossenally takes an atmospheric trip through Norway’s bleakly beautiful, icy-cold ‘fjord country’ — in the middle of July