101 Inspirational Stories of Energy, Endurance, and Endorphins
Baker & Taylor A collection of 101 true stories from runners of all abilities, from rank beginners to Olympic marathoners, discussing why they love running, how running fits into their lives, the benefits of running.
Baker & Taylor Beginning and professional runners share a variety of anecdotes, lessons, and personal experiences from their intensive training and participation in running events and long-distance marathons.
Simon and Schuster You&;ll be motivated by these 101 inspirational running stories from a wide collection of authors, from elite Olympians to casual joggers, including co-author Dean Karnazes. Dean says Chicken Soup for the Soul helped him reinvigorate his passion for running... and life!
Read ultramarathoner Dean Karnazes&;s inspiring story about leaving the business world to follow his dream and becoming one of the most famous runners in the world. And then read about his best race ever... with his 10-year-old daughter. You&;ll also read stories from runners at every level, from beginners to stars, about starting out, staying motivated, running with family and friends, even running in exotic locations. Get energized by runners training for 5Ks and runners training for 100-milers, including:
Runners World&;s Mark Remy on the camaraderie of running
U.S. National Team marathoner Josh Cox on running 30 miles without water and the miracle that saved him
Triathlete Magazine&;s Matt Fitzgerald on persevering during the Boston Marathon in honor of his father
Amputee Lindsay Nielsen on running the New York marathon two months after 9/11
Ultramarathon champion Roy Pirrung on how running saved him from smoking, drinking, and overeating
Scott Maloney, who was declared brain dead after a fall, but ran the Boston Marathon two years later