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He began running ultra-marathons early in his running career, his first belong a 50-miler in 1982. In time he would run ultras ranging from 31 miles to 135 miles. In 2002, Scott ran 129 miles in the U.S. National 24-Hour Championships and won the masters national championship. In 1992 he ran 280 miles in six days, from the west side to the east side of the state of Georgia, to raise money for charity. --This text refers to an alternate Paperback edition.
I could not put this book down and consider it one of the best books I've read to date.
Overall, the quality of inspiration that one could derive from reading this book is stupendous - the quality of writing does not quite match up as often.
If you are not a runner this book will take you inside the minds of some of the sport's most accomplished members.
Lots of good stories. Some more well written than others, but definately worth the read. If you are a runner, or just curious about badwater, no doubt you will enjoy this book.Published on October 6, 2012 by Ann Thibodeau
I could not put this book down and consider it one of the best books I've read to date. I am struggling to find other books on running that are as engaging as this one. Read morePublished on October 2, 2012 by joeyjodes
This book has a great deal of information about the race, but be warned. Once you read it you might plan to do an ultra. Read morePublished on September 21, 2012 by Scott J
Well, I love to run and I love to read about running. This book totally simulates the Badwater race (length, boredom). Some serious patience and endurance is required to finish it. Read morePublished on May 16, 2012 by Stephane Rodriguez
This book documents both first hand & Ludwig's accounts of racers & their crew that competed in the 2003 badwater ultra. Read morePublished on May 5, 2012 by @souvikstweets