The Great Grete Waitz: Inspiration, Hero, Champion-the Woman Who Transformed Running (Google eBook)

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In The Great Grete Waitz, Runner's World has published the magazine's first e-book original, a moving tribute to the humble marathon legend who changed the landscape of running forever. The editors of the magazine have gathered a collection of the best stories about Grete from the last 30 years, providing a revealing glimpse into the "quiet queen" who won the New York City Marathon an astounding nine times, helping to turn the event into a worldwide phenomenon. The Great Grete Waitz is an unforgettable, across-the-decades portrait of a truly pioneering spirit who changed the sport of running forever.
  

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Review: The Great Grete Waitz: Inspiration, Hero, Champion--The Woman Who Transformed Running

User Review  - May - Goodreads

Ok. I will never be like Grete Waitz. However, this is a solid book if you're training for a marathon and want a little inspiration. She's pretty amazing and this book has nuggets of gold for anyone who wants to know what it's like to run that fast. Read full review

Review: The Great Grete Waitz: Inspiration, Hero, Champion--The Woman Who Transformed Running

User Review  - Goodreads

Ok. I will never be like Grete Waitz. However, this is a solid book if you're training for a marathon and want a little inspiration. She's pretty amazing and this book has nuggets of gold for anyone who wants to know what it's like to run that fast. Read full review

Contents

GRACED BY GRETE DAVID WILLEY
7
RUNNERS WORLD GOLD MEDAL EXCLUSIVE DAVE PROKOP
37
FEMALE RUNNER OF THE QUARTER CENTURY MARC BLOOM
55
THE PIONEER AMBY BURFOOT
62
QUIET QUEEN AMBY BURFOOT
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