• Running Outside the Comfort Zone

  • An Explorer's Guide to the Edges of Running
  • By: Susan Lacke
  • Narrated by: Cris Dukehart
  • Length: 5 hrs and 4 mins
  • 4.8 out of 5 stars (39 ratings)

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By: Susan Lacke
Narrated by: Cris Dukehart
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Publisher's Summary

Running offers much more than road racing! 

After a decade of writing about running, sports columnist Susan Lacke found herself in a serious running rut. The runners around her seemed to be thriving, setting goals, and having fun, but her own interest in running was lackluster. 

Seeking to reengage with the sport she once loved, Lacke spent a year exploring running in its many shapes and forms, taking on running challenges that scared her, pushed her, and downright embarrassed her. From races with giant cheese wheels to a regional wife-carrying competition, a naked 5K to climbing the dark stairwells of the Empire State Building, Lacke's brave forays and misadventures are chronicled in wondrous and funny stories. 

Running Outside the Comfort Zone uncovers the brash, bold, and very human sides of running, and along the way Susan rekindles her own crush on America's favorite all-comers sport.

©2019 Susan Lacke (P)2019 Tantor

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Fun read!!

One of the funnest books on running I’ve ever read and I’ve read a lot! Great stories and advice! No secret password!

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so relatable as a runner. Susan laid out all the self doubt and internal comparisons that I do. great book. So funny and heart warming.

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Inspiring

I could not have enjoyed this book anymore. Susan’s words inspired me so much. It was exactly what I needed to hear. I couldn’t be more excited about running. I am now training for a half marathon, something I have been putting off for years saying I didn’t have the time to train.

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better than expected

narrator was amazing, got into character for each story, enjoy every part of this book.