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About The Book

You are a runner. You know how hard it is to make time to run. So you go out at 5:30 a.m. . . . in the rain. You remember every strain, sprain, ache, and pain you’ve ever felt. You ran through it then. You’ll run through it now. You have great runs. You have not-so-great runs. You run fast. You run slow. You race for a personal best. You race just for fun. This is your time. This is your run.

This is your book.


all. things. running.

Learn how to win a race even when you finish last; the ten “destination” runs every runner should experience; what to do with your old running shoes; why listening to the right song may help you run faster; and how to run across the United States without leaving home. Featuring can’t-miss races, must-run places, tips, tricks, and words of advice and encouragement from some of the top runners today, including: Brian Sell, Bart Yasso, Colleen De Reuck, Nathan Brannen, Jeff Galloway, Suzy Favor Hamilton, Don Kardong, and many more!

About The Author

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Chris Cooper, a serious amateur in all race distances and a Boston Marathon finisher, has been passionate about running for over twenty years. He has won two city-wide road races and a duathlon in his racing career, in addition to numerous trophies and awards. Cooper holds a bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Pennsylvania State University.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Touchstone (October 19, 2010)
  • Length: 240 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781439194249

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