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In Once a Runner, John L. Parker, Jr. masterfully captures the collegiate running experience while following his main character Quenton Cassidy.
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.
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 was delighted that I stumbled on this treasure. Anybody who has ever been part of a cross-country team or a distance track runner in high school or collage can identify with... Read morePublished 3 days ago by Jason Page
If you have never read it, and you are a runner, read it. This my second reading after five or six years left me less charmed.Published 14 days ago by Amazon Customer
If you have a love for running, you will love Quentin Cassidy. Fantastic story,interesting characters and a race scene to send your heart pitterpatter.Published 26 days ago by jeriann severson
Cult classic amongst runners. As a former college runner, I thought this book did an excellent job of capturing the competitive running experiences. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Christopher Ogle
Took me a while to get into this book. So glad I stuck with it, turned out to be a great read!Published 1 month ago by Lea D. Rumbolo
This book is the equivalent "Rocky" story for runners.
Sure, it may not have the most flawless execution in terms of story and character building, but it does a great... Read more