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I recommend this book to anyone facing hurdles, anyone taking on a mountain, whether it be fighting a disease, moving away from familiarity to make one's life better, or be it... Read morePublished 7 months ago by April
I loved this book. Gives an outsiders view of Badwater and why it is one of the toughest races on the planet.Published 16 months ago by Mike S.
Most difficult to articulate the pull of long distance running like trying to explain color to someone without sight. Read morePublished 20 months ago by run 262
Kirk Johnson takes us into heart of what might motivate someone to run an ultramarathon. The book also provides great background information about the specific ultramarathon he... Read morePublished 20 months ago by Terry S. Williamson
Kirk is a warrior! When Kirk goes to the race, he is just a runner willing to fight to the death to survive the deadly beast that is Badwater. He is not there as "the Media guy. Read morePublished on March 13, 2012 by CAM
I cant recommend this book. booooring to the booone.please pick another title, there are many books in this category.
I do recommend BECOMMING ODYSSA
I am only just beginning to run - I know nothing about the running world, and I certainly cannot ever imagine myself completing something as daunting as Badwater. Read morePublished on June 24, 2011 by rgr639
After my many years of running and countless books on running I have read, by far this is my favorite book on the subject. Read morePublished on August 11, 2010 by Jennifer R. Molyet
If you are a runner, this is a must read. Kirk is a gifted writer. I have read many different books on running. This is a self-deprecating story of challenge and reflection. Read morePublished on August 6, 2010 by Wayne