The Rise of the Ultra Runners: A Journey to the Edge of Human Endurance

Adharanand Finn (Author)
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Product Details

Price
$27.95  $25.71
Publisher
Pegasus Books
Publish Date
May 07, 2019
Pages
272
Dimensions
5.9 X 1.2 X 9.1 inches | 0.8 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9781643131351

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About the Author

Adharanand Finn is the author of Running With the Kenyans, which was shortlisted for the William Hill Sports Book Award. He is an editor at the Guardian and a freelance journalist. He currently competes with the Torbay Athletic Club in Devon, U.K., where he lives with his family. Follow him on Twitter at @adharanand.

Reviews

Documenting 18 months of training and 10 ultramarathon finishes, Finn leaves no stone unturned in his journey to understand ultra running. Any reader who has wondered about his or her own limits will revel in Finn's stories of the grit and determination it takes to finish one of these races.-- (05/17/2019)
Finn explores what drives an endurance athlete to travel by foot across desolate miles day and night on steep terrain, enduring extreme and even life-threatening conditions. A vivid memoir sure to resonate with marathoners and all interested in ultrarunning.
Finn penetrates some of the most fascinating running communities across the world to learn from and train with the individuals that shape them. From Oman to Colorado, Finn offers a vivid glimpse into one of the world's fastest growing and most mind-boggling disciplines.