Frozen Ed Furtaw has been running marathons or longer races since 1978, and has completed over 100 ultramarathon races. He was one of the most successful competitors in the early years of the Barkley Marathons. This earned him the nickname Frozen Ed, after the Frozen Head Mountain area in Tennessee where the Barkley Marathons are held. Now a retired engineer living in southwestern Colorado, Frozen Ed continues to pursue the seemingly impossible goal of finishing the Barkley Marathons.
A remarkable read about an extraordinary race. If you can call it that. More a battle against nature and the designer's evil intentions.Published 24 days ago by Rob
Fascinating read with loads of results on this unique race. I really liked the maps etc provided by the writer. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Leanne Shepherd
I bought this book because Im interested in running the Barkley. My hope was to find useful info for training and I did. I also found that Frozen Ed can write a good story. Read morePublished 11 months ago by Jason
How can you put the Barkley Marathons into words? It is a Barkley vet worthy challenge. Frozen Ed does a great job of putting the reader "out there" while remaining in the safety... Read morePublished on March 19, 2012 by Netizen