by Dean Karnazes
Hardcover, 280 pages, Penguin Group USA, List Price: $19.95 |
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Presents the story of a marathon runner, as he describes the conditions that must be endured during competitions whose distances extend hundreds of miles and discusses why he is driven to participate in such an extreme sport.
March 30, 2005 To most people, a marathon represents an epic physical challenge, a draining test of one's conditioning, such as the 26.2-mile Boston Marathon. Then there are athletes like Dean Karnazes, who has run for 262 miles straight. He has written a new book, Ultramarathon Man.
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