John Brant

John Brant is a longtime writer-at-large for Runner's World and contributes to publications ranging from Outside to The New York Times Magazine. Brant's stories have appeared numerous times in the annual "Best American Sports Writing" collection. He is the author of "The Boy Who Runs: The Odyssey of Julius Achon" and "Duel in the Sun: Alberto Salazar, Dick Beardsley and America's Greatest Marathon". You can find out more at

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    • 14 Minutes

    • A Running Legend's Life and Death and Life
    • By: Alberto Salazar, John Brant
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    • The Boy Who Runs

    • The Odyssey of Julius Achon
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