I like philosophical books, but I wasn't expecting it in this book so I was put off.
The best book I have ever read for runners and non-runners alike due to it's phsycological assessment of life itself!
Although running is obviously very much in the physical realm, Sheehan points us to its spiritual aspects.
Running does not come naturally to me, nor am I able to recall relevant quotations from secular and religious sources. George Sheehan on the other hand had both gifts. Read morePublished 10 days ago by Frank R. Claudy
Interesting philosophy but the science of it feels outdated....Not motivational to the casual runner or someone who isn't an ectomorph because he claims that mesomorphs can't run... Read morePublished 27 days ago by She
I really did love this guy and his books. There are very few chances I get to say something I did or saw or came across that literally changed my life. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Amazon Customer
Excellent read! Captures the essence of what it is to be a distance runner. More than the nuts and bolts, but the philosophy, dare I say theology, and culture of running. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Christopher J Buja
This is a book that has managed to re-align (return, I should say) my perspective on running. I had gotten away from why I originally ran in my pursuit of goals and longer... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Jason M. Doedderlein
Wisdom from a very wise man. In this age of fad diets and overbearing social media, Dr. Sheehan's words beckon us to return to the simplicity of turning within to find oneself. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Dutch Crews
Dr. Sheehan's perspectives and observations are deep and meaningful. At times, his work reads like poetry, and other times the reader is transported right into his thoughts and... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Philip T. Rodgers
One of the best book that I have read - it is a mirror to look into every date and reach for your true potential in running (& in life)Published 5 months ago by Amazon Customer