Google is mapping hiking trails

Runners rejoice: Google is heading into the wild to map trails across the world.

Mapping technology has gone off roading in the latest iteration of Google's Street View. The Trekker, sophisticated technology contained in a 40lb backpack, will document hikes and trails around the world. While trail runners wait for this virtual database to be collected, here are some other stories to catch up on:

Myths About Running

Eat This, Then Run

Secrets of a Marathoner

The Truth Behind Barefoot Running

World's Craziest Races

4 must-run routes in Amsterdam

Explore the city’s forests, canals, and villages on foot.

Run these bridges

Combine intervals and views with these 4 routines.