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26.2 stories of blisters and bliss

Dean Karnazes    
Format: Paperback - B format
Pages: 262
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Heart-pounding adventure stories from a world-renowned superathlete who charts the frontiers of human endurance.


'Running with Karnazes is like setting up one's easel next to Monet or Picasso.' - The New York Times

In his follow-up to the bestselling Ultramarathon Man, Dean Karnazes is back with more awe-inspiring tales of how he pushes his mind and body to limits which are inconceivable to most of us.

In Run! Dean shares the pleasure -- and considerable pain -- of some of his most memorable adventures, including:

* a gentle 350-mile canter through the surprisingly hilly Australian Outback

* his annual attempts at the Badwater Ultramarathon in Death Valley, California (typical temperature: 45 degrees)

* the notorious 4 Deserts races, a masochist's delight encompassing four separate 155-mile runs across the Atacama, the Gobi, the Sahara and Antarctica...with rationed water.

Dean's entertaining and endearing stories are sure to inspire and invigorate both dedicated and vicarious runners alike.

Dean Karnazes might just be the fittest man in the world, wrote Men's Fitness in 2006. An internationally recognized endurance athlete, Dean's first book, Ultramarathon Man was a New York Times bestseller. Dean has raised hundreds of thousands of dollars for charity through his running and sports career, and recently started his own foundation, Karno Kids.

ISBN: 9781742377933
Australian Pub.: May 2012
Publisher: Allen & Unwin
Imprint: Allen & Unwin
Subject: Autobiography
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