North: Finding My Way While Running the Appalachian Trail

North: Finding My Way While Running the Appalachian Trail


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ISBN-13: 9780316433792
Publisher: Little, Brown and Company
Publication date: 04/10/2018
Pages: 320
Sales rank: 28,589
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.30(d)

About the Author

Scott Jurek, one of the greatest runners of all time, has claimed multiple victories in the historic 153-mile Spartathlon, the Hardrock Hundred, the Badwater 135-Mile Ultramarathon, and the Western States 100-Mile Endurance Run, which he won a record seven straight times, among many others. He has been named a National Geographic Adventurer of the Year and one of Sports Illustrated's Fittest 50. The New York Times bestselling author of Eat and Run and a main character in the book Born to Run, Jurek has been featured in the New York Times, CNN, USA Today, Wall Street Journal, TIME, and ESPN Magazine. A passionate vegan, he lives in the mountains of Boulder, Colorado with his wife, Jenny, and daughter, Raven.

Table of Contents

Prologue 3

Chapter 1 Give and Take 5

Deep South

Chapter 2 Live What You Love 27

Chapter 3 Wabi Sabi Masterpiece 43

Chapter 4 This Is Who I Am, This Is What I Do 57

Chapter 5 Never Bet Against the Champ 80


Chapter 6 It Never Always Gets Worse 99

Chapter 7 Southern Hospitality 114

Chapter 8 Nickels and Dimes 130


Chapter 9 Rocksylvania 151

Chapter 10 Running Through the Sticks with My Woes 169

New England

Chapter 11 Nasty 189

Chapter 12 Vermud 203

Chapter 13 Special Forces 220


Chapter 14 Dancing with the Genie 243

Chapter 15 The Hundred-Mile Nightmare 254

Chapter 16 Down to the Wire 270

Chapter 17 The Greatest Mountain 279

Epilogue 283

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North: Finding My Way While Running the Appalachian Trail 4.8 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
Anonymous 10 months ago
What an amazing accomplishment & their grace through it all is an inspiration.
Anonymous 11 months ago
I started running after reading Scott’s first book. Thanks Scott
Anonymous 11 months ago
As excellent read that revealed the determination, resources, and commitment required for a superhuman accomplishment. The view from the two principle participants was unique and all-encompassing. A story of suffering and triumph that consistently made me want to lace up my shoes and go run.
Anonymous 9 months ago
Straight awesome