• To Be a Runner

  • How Racing Up Mountains, Running with the Bulls, or Just Taking On a 5-K Makes You a Better Person (and the World a Better Place)
  • By: Martin Dugard
  • Narrated by: Bernard Setaro Clark
  • Length: 5 hrs and 51 mins
  • 4.4 out of 5 stars (140 ratings)

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To Be a Runner

By: Martin Dugard
Narrated by: Bernard Setaro Clark
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Publisher's summary

With an exuberant mix of passion, insight, instruction, and humor, best-selling author - and lifelong runner - Martin Dugard takes a journey through the world of running to illustrate how the sport helps us fulfill that universal desire to be the best possible version of ourselves each and every time we lace up our shoes. To Be a Runner represents a new way to write about running by bridging the chasm between the two categories of running books: how-to and personal narrative. Spinning colorful yarns of his running and racing adventures on six continents - from competing in the infamous Raid Gauloises to coaching his son’s high school cross-country team - Dugard considers what it means to truly integrate the activity into one’s life. For example, how the simple act of buying a new pair of running shoes can be a source of meaning and hope. As entertaining as it is provocative, To Be a Runner is about far more than running: It is about life, and how we should live it.

©2011 Martin Dugard (P)2014 Audible, Inc.

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