Running Hot

Running Hot

by Lisa Tamati, Nicola Mccloy
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Running Hot by Lisa Tamati, Nicola Mccloy

The Badwater Ultramarathon through Death Valley in the United States is one of the world's toughest races. In 2008, Lisa Tamati was the first New Zealand woman to compete in the race, running alongside such legends of the sport as dean Karnazes and David Goggins.

But Lisa's story is so much more than that one race. At the age of 19 she suffered a crippling back injury and was told she should give up running. She took that as a challenge and, with her Austrian boyfriend, went on to run, walk and bike her way across thousands of kilometres of Europe, Scandinavia and Africa before taking on the ultimate challenge - an unassisted crossing of the Libyan Desert.

What happened in that desert would change the course of Lisa's life and instil in her a love of desert running. Running Hot is a story of a life lived to the max, complete with challenges, setbacks, heartbreaks and triumph.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781877505096
Publisher: Allen & Unwin Pty., Limited
Publication date: 05/01/2011
Pages: 252
Product dimensions: 5.10(w) x 7.70(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Lisa Tamati has completed most of the world's toughest endurance races. Nicola McCloy has written several books, including Whykickamoocow.

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