“Beautiful. From the top of the world to the bottom, it captures the 'extremes' in foot races—from the hottest to the coldest, the wettest to the driest, the highest to the lowest. In addition, authors Kym McConnell and Dave Horsley capture the human spirit through the athletes’ experiences.” —Scott Jurek, UltraRunning Magazine's Ultrarunner of the Year for four years
“If you are a runner, adventure racer, ultrarunner, or interested in extreme events, this book is for you. . . . [It] does a great job of showing you popular events and enough information.” —John Vonhof, author, Fixing Your Feet: Prevention and Treatments for Athletes
"Comprehensive route information, maps and contact details, plus sumptuous photography, make for an impressive package.” —Independent on Sunday
"A beautiful book, with every page loaded with stunning photographs that will make the avid or aspiring adventure runner lust for more vacation time and travel funds . . . a great gift for any ultrarunner or serious outdoor adventure junkie." —ultrarunning.com
About the Author
Kym McConnell has run an extreme marathon on every continent including ultra-distance races in the Himalayas, Amazon, Antarctica, and Sahara. He is the author of Tibet Overland.