More About the Author
Steve Adkisson is a ninth generation Kentuckian, and for nearly four decades he has been a devoted runner. His book Juggernauts tells the story of his high school cross country team's rise from very humble beginnings to winning back to back State Championships. Upon graduation, Steve ran in college for four years and had personal bests of 3:52 for 1,500 meters, 14:20 for 5,000 meters, and 30:08 for 10,000 meters. He continues to run and compete in cross country, track, triathlon, and ultra distance trail races.
Steve has written for a wide variety of magazines and newspapers on topics ranging from banjo playing, collector cars, and insurance to fitness, injury prevention, and sports promotion. Juggernauts is his first published book and there are others currently in various stages of production.
Among his accomplishments as a runner, Steve has broken the 5:00 minute mile every year since 1973 and has completed 17 marathons including Boston, Las Vegas, Louisville, Columbus, and the Cincinnati Flying Pig. He has qualified for and competed in three Xterra National Triathlon Championships and is a three time Xterra Regional Champion. He has competed in three Ironman World Championship Triathlon qualifiers.