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One day I will run that 5K and when I feel like quitting I will pick up this book and think of my fellow runners pounding the pavement and keep going!
I thought this was a great book, John Parker does a great job of not only bringing you into the life and world of a track runner, but he tells it is a great narrative.
Some parts of the book dragged on for awhile and other parts seem to be irrelevant but as the story unfolds each detailed piece of information is important.
An absolute must for competitive runners. I remember reading this in high school before my senior year on the cross country team. Read morePublished 11 days ago by Samuel C. Pence
Good book recommended to me by a friend who is also an Ultramarathoner.Published 18 days ago by SamDelro
Of interest to runners. A little choppy in parts, but overall, I enjoyed this book.Published 19 days ago by J. P. Gregoire
I am a retired professional singer and was amazed, beguiled and delighted to read about the vicissitudes of the professional athlete in this compelling and completely wonderful... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Kristina Jones
My college runner son asked for this book, and then the rest of my family read it too. We all loved it, with all of us at differing levels of running and interest in track. Read morePublished 1 month ago by sportsmom in book club
One of the best books in a while. The writing is excellent and while I could guess the result, I maintained interested and looked enthusiastically to reading more.Published 2 months ago by Lon
After reading it, I can tell why thus book is one of the most acclaimed running novels ever written. It perfectly outlines the feelings of a great race.Published 2 months ago by Jonathan Breckheimer