This book is a warm, fascinating, human introduction to the sport of ultramarathoning. You'll find out what it's like for the stars, like Ann Trason and Tim Twietmeyer and Ian Torrence -- and also what it's like for average runners who decide to run through The Wall. In ultramarathoning, ordinary people can discover the extraordinary within themselves.
A great book, amazing stories, I read this book a few months after I started running and it really inspired me, I loved the stories of the people that run more than 26. Read morePublished 2 days ago by Andreas Michaelides
This book has great, inspirational stories about runners, their successes and failures. Why not? It the lows that you learn and growPublished 6 months ago by Rightwing Patriot
This book was written for anyone interested in running an ultra marathon. It really gets you pumped-up about hitting the trails.Published 13 months ago by andrew goodenough
I have made a goal for 2014. I am going to sign up for my first 50 mile race. I know that I may find myself experiencing a variety of emotions and problems though my training and... Read morePublished 17 months ago by Minnesota Road n Trail
I love how simple and earthy this collection is. It makes me feel like I am sitting by a fire listening to ordinary people talking about extraordinary things. Read morePublished 23 months ago by Andrew Highsmith
Really enjoyed reading this. Very motivational to train for an ultramarathon. Hearing everyone's stories just lets you know its a dream you too can accomplish.Published on February 3, 2013 by cnr
Enjoyed reading this book, gave lots of info if anyone is considering an ultra run. Good book to readfor any runner.
This book took a feat such as ultramarathoning, which many would view as unfathomable, and made it seem attainable. Read morePublished on February 15, 2012 by kmmrtb