by Robin Harvie
Hardcover, 273 pages, Perseus Books Group, List Price: $24.99 |
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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.
May 19, 2011 Running, that most punishing and solitary of sports — seems to have one of the most devoted followings. Author Liz Colville recommends three new books that are joining the canon of long-distance running tomes, each with a unique perspective on what all those miles can do to for an athlete.
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