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'An uplifting and inspirational journey through raw emotion' RAYNOR WINN, bestselling author of The Salt Path
After coming terrifyingly close to suicide, Jake Tyler was determined to take back control of his life from the clutches of depression.
With only a pair of walking boots and a backpack, he left his home town of Maldon a
NEW YORK TIMESBESTSELLER .A world-class runner and four-time Olympian shares the life lessons he's learned from each of the twenty-six marathons he's run in his storied career.
"An athlete whose wisdom and lessons aren't just for runners."-The Washington Post
When Meb Keflezighi-the first person in history to win both the Boston and New York City marathons as well as an Olympic marathon medal-ran his final marathon in New York City on November 5, 2017, it marked the end of an extraordinary di
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When four-time Olympian Meb Keflezighi ran his final marathon in New York City on November 5, 2017, it marked the end of an extraordinary distance-running career. Meb will be remembered as the only person in history to win both the Boston and New York City marathons as well as an Olympic marathon silver medal. Meb's last marathon was also his 26th, and each of those 26 marathons has come with its own unique challenges, rewards, and outcomes for him. Through focused narrative, Meb describes key
Written by author and journalist Steve Smith, Trail Blazer – My Life as an Ultra-distance Trail Runner recounts the life story of this intrepid sportsman, from his experiences as a rudderless party animal to becoming a world-class athlete, and includes details on his training regimes, race strategies and aspirations for future sporting endeavours.
After years of watching Kenyan athletes win the world's biggest long-distance races, the author sets out to discover what it was that made them so fast - and to see if he could keep up. He moved to Iten, Kenya, the running capital of the world, and started investigating. Was it running barefoot to school, the food, the altitude, or something else?
Focuses on the Tarahumara, a mysterious tribe of Mexican Indians, who live quietly in canyons and are reputed to be the best distance runners in the world. This title tells their story while asking what the secrets are to being an incredible runner.
In 1982, having sold his jazz bar to devote himself to writing, Murakami began running to keep fit. A year later, he'd completed a solo course from Athens to Marathon, and now, after dozens of such races, he reflects upon the influence the sport has had on his life and on his writing.