Run!: Stories of Blisters and Bliss

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Allen & Unwin, 2011 - Endurance sports - 260 pages
In his follow-up to the best-selling Ultramarathon Man, world-renowned ultramarathoner Dean Karnazes chronicles his remarkable exploits and explorations in gripping detail. Karnazes runs for days on end without rest, across some of the most exotic and inhospitable places on earth, including the Australian Outback, Antarctica and the back alleys of New Jersey. From the downright hilarious to the truly profound the stories in Run! provide readers with the ultimate escape and offer a rare glimpse into the mindset and motivation of an extreme athlete, one who has 'not only pushed the envelope but blasted it to bits.'

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User Review  - MartinBodek - LibraryThing

Dean Karnazes is my running idol. He's also my writer-runner idol. His first two books were a thrill-a-sentence joyride, but somehow he hit the brakes with this one. Much territory is tread upon again ... Read full review

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User Review  - SeriousGrace - LibraryThing

Within the pages of Run! there are 26.2 stories all related to running in one way or another, one for every mile of a marathon. Sometimes a chapter was simply to express the joy of running. Sometimes ... Read full review

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Dean Karnazes might just be the fittest man in the world, wrote

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