The term Journey runner refers to people who undertake a long journey for personal reasons and not commercial though are often fund raisers for particular charities such as Paula Duncans recent hike along the Great Divide.
Planning a run
The Goliath Expedition Karl Bushby's Record breaking attempt to walk around the world with unbroken footsteps. It will take over TEN years to complete and will cover over 36,000 Miles across four continents, 25 countries, crossing a frozen sea, six deserts, seven mountain ranges in one non-stop journey.
Marathon365 Richard Bottram is running a marathon distance everyday for a year. 365 marathons in aid of Cancer research and direct support. Richard began his odyssey on July 30th 2006.
Where's Dean Dean Karnazes, having just completed 50 marathons in 50 days in 50 days finishing at the NYC marathon, is running back to San Francisco.
Paul Staso has completed a solo run across the United States between June 23 and October, 20, 2006
Paula Duncan has finished solo-hiking 1200km of the Great Divide Trail from the Canada-USA border at Waterton (in Alberta), to Kakwa Lake Provincial Park (in British Columbia) raising money for Child Haven International
Serge Girard Frenchman running from Tpkyo to Paris starting 18th December, 2005. A journey of 19300 km and taking an scheduled 276 days.
David Horton Sets new record on the Pacific Crest Trail
Jonathan George Williams Run Willy Run is the site of this 26 year old living his dream.
Run Across The USA Youthful Matt and Brandon are running/walking across the USA
Bjorn Suneson plans to run from Chicago to New Orleans starting 7th July 2005 Updates on this site
Achim Heukemes, the great German Runner has crossed Australia in 43 days and change. Set new record.
Bruce Johnson Crossing the USA from Feb 1st 2005
John Wallace III Westport, WA to Tybee Island, GA Approx. 3800 miles. Read Johns newsletter on this site
Nick Baldock Ran across the US to raise money for theJosie Russel Trust
Journey runner Matt Chico and his wife Laura finish bike/run across the USA
Jesper Olsen Bidding to be the first authenticated runner to circle the globe. Updates on this site
World Harmony Run Global relay Running 11,000 miles in 4 months in the US and 8 months 45 countries in Europe plus Anzac, Canadian, Russian legs.
Sue Norwood is running the 2175 miles of the Appalachian Trail from Georgia to Maine
Bobbys Run Bob Brown is running from The Portugese Atlantic to the Russian border
Dave and Scott traveled 3,150 miles on foot from Sea Bright, NJ to Florence, OR
The FAT MAN WALKING.com Steven Vaught is walking across the U.S. "to lose weight and regain my life!"
A more complete list of Crossers can be found at [Run across America]
The Ultimate list of Crossers can be found at [Seejohnrun.com]