Gone Running: The Adventures, Joys, Challenges, and Lessons of a Running Life

Gone Running: The Adventures, Joys, Challenges, and Lessons of a Running Life

by Jim Austin


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Entertainingly describes the adventures, joys, challenges, and lessons of a running life. Endorsements:
"An engaging and insightful read from a runner of 50+ years, who has been fortunate enough to run in many marvelous places, and smart enough to appreciate them, as well as the beauty of every single run." -Amby Burfoot, 1968 Boston Marathon Winner and Runner's World editor at large.
"I couldn't put it down. Loved every minute of it. Jim captures the sheer joy, and sometimes agony, of a running life. The descriptions of his runs, whether it be a mountain in Mexico or a 5K race in Massachusetts, are vivid portrayals of what it means to be a runner." -Hugh Weisman, Founder and Director, Chilmark Road Race.
Proceeds from this book benefit the inspirational Achilles Kids running-walking-rolling program fro children with disabilities.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781511693134
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 07/29/2015
Pages: 150
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.32(d)

About the Author

The author has written over two dozen academic books, including award winners. This book reveals Jim's other side as a life long runner who has filled his decades with enriching running and racing adventures around the world. His discoveries and joys as a runner have been fulfilling, and sharing them with others a source of delight.

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