This article is a travel topic
Running as part of a vacation has seen strong growth in recent years. Individuals wanting to complete marathons in different cities, states, or countries can do so with the numerous marathons offered all over the world. Companies such as Marathon Tours and Travel  operates tours that take traveling marathoners around the globe.
Marathons are not the only option for running on a vacation - both endurance races and shorter distance runs are also possible. Run the World  operates interesting culture/running tours to international destinations, and allows a traveller to run, but still soak in a large part of culture, which is often missed on a marathon trip.
The Hash House Harriers  are a running club that originated among expats in South-East Asia but has since spread widely, with well over a thousand groups in many countries. They do a weekly hare-and-hounds run, followed by a gathering at a local eatery. There are frequent regional gatherings called "interhashes".
Guided running tours are a new category of adventure travel. Experienced runners take clients on great routes and allow them to maintain a running routine while traveling on business or pleasure. In San Francisco, check out American Running Guides . They bring runners all over the city and across the Golden Gate Bridge for some trail running in Marin County.
Here are some of the best places in the world for travellers to run; that is, routes that lend themselves to both sightseeing and a good jog: