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My Life on the Run: The Wit, Wisdom, and Insights of a Road Racing Icon
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Rodale Pr
Publication date May 13, 2008
Pages 270
Binding Hardcover
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9781594869419
ISBN-10 1594869413
Dimensions 1.25 by 5.75 by 8.75 in.
Weight 0.92 lbs.
Availability§ Publisher Out of Stock Indefinitely
Original list price $24.95
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Dubbed the "Mayor of Running," Bart Yasso is one of the best-known figures in the sport, but few people know why he started running competitively, how it changed his life, or how his brush with a crippling illness nearly ended his career a decade ago. With insight and humor, 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 during his nearly 30 years with Runner's World magazine.
Yasso gives valuable and practical advice on how to become a runner for life and continually draw joy from the sport. He also offers practical guidance for beginners, intermediate, and advanced runners, such as 5-K, half-marathon, and marathon training schedules including his innovative technique known as the Yasso 800s.
Recounting his adventures in exotic locales like Antarctica, Africa, and Chitwan National Park in Nepal (where he was chased by an angry rhino), Yasso recommends the best exotic marathons for runners who want to grab their passports to test themselves on foreign terrain. With the wit and wisdom of a seasoned insider, he tells runners what they need to know to navigate the logistics of running in an unfamiliar country.
Yasso's message is this: Never limit where running can take you because each race has the potential for adventure.



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Hardcover
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from Rodale Pr (May 13, 2008)
9781594869419 | details & prices | 270 pages | 5.75 × 8.75 × 1.25 in. | 0.92 lbs | List price $24.95
About: Dubbed the "Mayor of Running," Bart Yasso is one of the best-known figures in the sport, but few people know why he started running competitively, how it changed his life, or how his brush with a crippling illness nearly ended his career a decade ago.
Paperback
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With Runner's World Magazine (other contributor) | from Rodale Pr (May 12, 2009)
9781605298276 | details & prices | 270 pages | 5.50 × 8.25 × 0.75 in. | 0.65 lbs | List price $16.95
About: With My Life on the Run, Bart Yasso--an icon of one of the most enduringly popular recreational sports in the United States--offers a touching and humorous memoir about the rewards and challenges of running.

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