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  • Hardcover
  • 304pages
  • Running to the Edge: A Band of Misfits and the Guru Who Unlocked the Secrets of Speed
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  • English
  • 23 August 2019
  • 0525562575

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Running to the Edge: A Band of Misfits and the Guru Who Unlocked the Secrets of Speed Download Ñ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Read Å PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free ´ Join or create book clubs Read Running to the Edge: A Band of Misfits and the Guru Who Unlocked the Secrets of Speed Unorthodox training secrets that would lead American runners to breakthroughs never imagined Futterman interweaves the dramatic stories of Larsen's runners with a fascinating discourse on the science behind human running as well as a personal running narrative that follows Futterman's own checkered love affair with the sport The result is a narrative that will speak. I have never written a book review before however Running to the Edge is a truly outstanding book that really captures the mind set and distance running culture in San Diego during the 50s 60s and early 70s I know this because I was there in San Diego racing and competing as a Cross Country distance runner Mesa College State Championship 1964 SDSU NCAA College Div National Champions 1966 and 67 I knew of or ran raced and trained with many of the runners mentioned in the first part of the book I also aran the Balboa 8 mile many times 16th in 1966 now in it s 65th year and the oldest run in San Diego San Diego was a place where many great runners grew up and raced If you want to get a real feeling for what distance running during this time period was like when only serious distance runners wore running shoes when there were no finish T shirts no finisher medals only place medals to the top 10 20 finishers this is the book get A great read that you won t be able to put down

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Running to the Edge: A Band of Misfits and the Guru Who Unlocked the Secrets of Speed Download Ñ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Read Å PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free ´ Join or create book clubs Read Running to the Edge: A Band of Misfits and the Guru Who Unlocked the Secrets of Speed The story of visionary American running coach Bob Larsen's mismatched team of elite California runners who would win championships and Olympic glory in a decades long pursuit of the epic run In the dusty hills above San Diego Bob Larsen became America's greatest running coach Running to the Edge is a riveting account of Larsen's journey and his uest to discover the. I was intrigued by the sample in the NY Times so I decided to purchase There are some compelling stories especially how the unknown but accomplished Jamal Toads won a National Championship along with coach Bob Larsen and his long relationship with Meb Keflezighi leading to his win in the Boston Marathon But I was totally disappointed with the author Matthew Futterman s personal excursions I felt this his own tales of his personal battles and triumphs with long distance running added little Besides how could I trust anything he wrote about himself when he described Larchmont NY located on LI Sound not far from the Bronx as a Seacoast Town Really The book reads easily and highlights the almost unnoticed contributions to the sport by Bob Larsen Futterman s attempt to explain the science of high altitude training were valiant but in my opinion did not do justice to the complex physiology