1,001 Pearls of Runners Wisdom: Advice and Inspiration for the Open Road Andrew Smith

ISBN: 9781616087128

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400 pages


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1,001 Pearls of Runners Wisdom: Advice and Inspiration for the Open Road  by  Andrew Smith

1,001 Pearls of Runners Wisdom: Advice and Inspiration for the Open Road by Andrew Smith
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Within these pages, runners will find a wealth of knowledge, expertise, and even a little humor to encourage them in their sport. But whether comical or serious, the quotes contained here represent the finest writing and wisdom on running.

GearedMoreWithin these pages, runners will find a wealth of knowledge, expertise, and even a little humor to encourage them in their sport. But whether comical or serious, the quotes contained here represent the finest writing and wisdom on running. Geared towards everyone from the long-distance enthusiast to the relative or friend of one, the musings collected are poignant, sentimental, and amazing. 1,001 Pearls of Runners’ Wisdom covers a wide swath of topics, ranging from training to coaching to marathons to shoes to diet, and even barefoot or natural running, a new trend inspired by Christopher McDougall’s national bestseller, Born to Run.I started the Boston Marathon as a 20-year-old girl, and came out the other end a grown woman.—Kathrine SwitzerIt has been said that the love of the chase is an inherent delight in man—a relic of an instinctive passion.—Charles DarwinA lot of people run a race to see whos the fastest.

I run to see who has the most guts.—Steve PrefontaineDon’t worry, everyone slows over time.—Bill RodgersTheres nary an animal alive that can outrun a greased Scotsman.—Groundskeeper Willy, from The SimpsonsSpeed is sex ... distance is love.—David Blaike, Canadian ultrarunnerGazelles run when they’re pregnant. Why should it be any different for women??—Joan Ullyot, M.D.I’m afraid the reason so many new runners quit is because they never get past the point of feeling like they have to run.—John BinghamRun softly by imagining a helium balloon attached to your head.—Lieutenant Colonel (Dr.) Dan Kuland, U.S.

Air Force Chief of Health PromotionMotivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going.—Jim RyunThey were the lightest shoes I could find.—Ron Hill, elite British long-distance runner, on why he ran barefootPeople [say to] me after a race, I get so many blisters from shoes, if I run barefoot, it’s going to be worse. And I say, Well that’s why I stopped wearing shoes because I got tired of getting blisters.—Ken Bob Saxton, aka “Barefoot Ken Bob,” has run 76 marathons, 75 of them shoeless, since 1997The mile has all the elements of drama.—Roger BannisterAnything worth doing is going to be difficult.—Fauja Singh, 100 years old, after finishing the 2011 Toronto Marathon in 8:25One cannot run away from his behind.—African proverb



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