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The Lure of Long Distances

Why We Run

by Robin Harvie

Hardcover, 273 pages, Perseus Books Group, List Price: $24.99 |

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The Lure of Long Distances
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Why We Run
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Robin Harvie

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Book Summary

An ultra-marathoner discusses his obsession with long-distance running, which culminated in his participation in the oldest and toughest footrace in history—a nonstop 152-mile race from Athens to Sparta.

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