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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.
Enjoyed the book because I run.
The story would not flow unless you feel the emotion of the character. The ending was good, even if it was predictable. Read more
The wife loves the book even though so doesn't understand all the weird things that ring 100% true if you've ever run college track.Published 25 days ago by charles wilkins
An absolute must for competitive runners. I remember reading this in high school before my senior year on the cross country team. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Samuel C. Pence
Good book recommended to me by a friend who is also an Ultramarathoner.Published 1 month ago by SamDelro
Of interest to runners. A little choppy in parts, but overall, I enjoyed this book.Published 1 month 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 2 months ago by sportsmom in book club