“Funny, wise and warm. Lace up, girls!”—Kathrine Switzer, author, Marathon Woman. “Motivates, inspires, and celebrates what it means to be a female athlete. It reminds and prepares us to be the best version of ourselves.”—Christie Pearce Rampone, former captain, US Women’s National Soccer Team
No matter how hard it is to get out the door, it's on the road that we meet our strengths and weaknesses, have the space to contemplate our hopes and dreams and ultimately find what makes us happy. Not every workout is an epiphany. Instead, each time out on the road—no matter how much of a battle it was to get there—is an exercise in getting to know ourselves a little bit better. It’s on that road that we learn our strengths and weaknesses, ponder our hopes and dreams, and ultimately discover what makes us happy.
For women who draw even a portion of their strength from being active, Run Like a Girl 365 Days a Year serves as a Book of Days. It's practical, inspirational, and personal, with a dash of the existential and neurotic, it’s a fresh take on the popular thought-a-day books, geared toward women athletes.
Containing 365 entries for a full year of running inspiration, Run like a Girl 365 Days a Year revels in the joys we discover as we greet our athletic selves each new day, and confront the obstacles thrown in our way by the world, by our bodies and, most importantly, by our minds. Some of the topics include balance, body image, the battle of the sexes, sisterhood, and aging.
Light-hearted, honest, and authentic, Run Like a Girl 365 Days a Year is an inspiring daily reminder of every woman’s strength and potential.
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About the Author
Mina Samuels is a writer, performer, athlete, citizen, and enthusiast. Her previous books include, Run Like a Girl: How Strong Women Make Happy Lives, The Queen of Cups and The Think Big Manifesto, co-authored with Michael Port. She has written and performed two one-woman plays: Do You Know Me? and Hazards, as well as written an ensemble play, Because I Am Your Queen. She lives in New York City and Truckee, California.