This book is entertaining and fun to read, full of helpful information (which is also good for non-mothers), and inspirational. The ultimate trifecta in a running book. --Fit Sugar
The joys of motherhood and logging early-morning miles can coexist, as McDowell and Shea prove in their new book. -----Fitness
So for anyone who loves that moment of calm away from the harried life we live, and chooses to find it out on the trails or roads or wherever your two legs lead you, check out this book. -----Self Magazine
While anyone with a passion can relate to the book, it's especially validating and inspiring for people who have fallen in love with the slap-slap-slap of their feet hitting the ground, the time alone with their thoughts, everything that happens during a run. -----Real Simple
About the Author
A veteran of eight marathons with a competitive streak a mile long, Sarah Bowen Shea is a freelance writer specializing in fitness, health, gear, and parenting. She contributes to a variety of publications, including Shape, SELF, Runner's World, Whole Living, and the New York Times. She lives in Portland, Oregon, with her husband, Jack, and three young children, including boy-girl twins.