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Eat And Run : My Unlikely Journey To Ultramarathon Greatness (2012)
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Published: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2012
Description:  1 online resource
ISBN/ISSN: 9780547722078,
Language:  English


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OverDrive subjects: Nonfiction, Sports & Recreations

For nearly two decades, Scott Jurek has been a dominant forceand darlingin the grueling and growing sport of ultrarunning. In 1999, as a complete unknown, he took the lead of the Western States Endurance Run, a 100-mile traverse over the old Gold Rush trails of the California Sierra Nevada. He won that race seven years in a row, setting a course record along the way. Twice he won the Badwater Ultramarathon, a 135-mile "jaunt" through Death Valley. He triumphed in the 153-mile Spartathlon in Greece three times. And he was one of the elite runners who traveled to Mexico to run with the Tarahumara Indians, as profiled in the runaway bestseller Born to Run. His accomplishments are nothing short of extraordinary, but that he has achieved all of this on a plant-based diet makes his story all the more so.In Eat and Run, Scott Jurek opens up about his life and careeras an elite athlete and a veganand inspires runners at every level. From his Midwestern childhood..

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File size: 11112 KB

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