Millions of runners around the country are interested in special experiences, whether it means running a bucket-list event like the world's largest marathon (New York City), or competing in beautiful and challenging locales such as Rome or Death Valley. There is no one better to guide these runners than Bart Yasso. As Chief Running Officer at Runner's World, he's run more than 7,000 races, on all seven continents, at every conceivable distance. Whether it's a 5K or half-marathon, he's done it all, and here he presents 50 of his favorite races.
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My Life on the Run chronicles the heatstroke and frostbite, heartache and triumphs he's experienced while competing in more than 1,000 competitive races on all seven continents. With the wit and wisdom of a seasoned insider, Yasso tells runners what they need to know to navigate the logistics of running in an unfamiliar country. He also offers practical guidance, such as 5-K, 10-K, half-marathon, and marathon training schedules, including his innovative technique known as the Yasso 800s for beginner, intermediate, and advanced runners.
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It was a beautiful fall day in Connecticut when Colleen Kelly Alexander, a lifelong athlete, rode her bike home from work. She had survived both a diagnosis of lupus and brain surgery, had a fulfilling career, and was married at last to the love of her life. Everything was good as she coasted along, meeting the eyes of a truck driver as he approached the stop sign beside her. He didn't stop. The truck hit Colleen, running over her lower body with front and back tires and dragging her across the pavement.
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