Nowhere Near First: Ultramarathon Adventures From The Back Of The Pack

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CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform #ad - Regardless of the title, author of ultramarathon man: confessions of an all-night Runner “Cory Reese’s book, Nowhere Near First, this book’s a winner!”
 ~ Dean Karnazes, is an immensely entertaining and profoundly educational story about overcoming challenges to forge a meaningful life. His story is both uplifting and real, and his tales of persistence and perseverance are sure to inspire, whether you’re at the front of the pack or nowhere near first.

Not only does cory’s entertaining and powerful writing allow readers a unique perspective into the challenges and rewards of running, but it also inspires each of us to turn tragedy into triumph. Long before cory reese strapped on his first pair of running shoes, he learned the key to being a successful ultrarunner: He knew how to suffer.

. Reese’s story is must-read for people looking to find meaning and purpose in modern-day society. Karl hoagland, publisher, ultrarunning Magazine “Cory has penned a very personal account of overcoming hardship in his personal and athletic life. In “nowhere near first, ” cory shares his deeply personal story about experiencing his father’s suicide at a young age, and how this led to a career in endurance running and a desire to live life to the fullest.

Nowhere Near First: Ultramarathon Adventures From The Back Of The Pack #ad - Nowhere near first tells his story of perseverance and survival in a vivid, down and dirty way that peaks with his extraordinarily positive way of looking at life. Marshall ulrich, author of running on empty: an ultramarathoner’s Story of Love, Loss, and a Record-Setting Run Across America Nowhere near first Ultramarathon Adventures from the Back of the Pack.

Cory reese writes with humor, humbleness and honesty.

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Into The Furnace: How a 135 mile run across Death Valley set my soul on fire

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CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform #ad - When life turns up the heat, you have two choices. He has faced adversity, both in running and in life. His book captures the essence of what it means to suffer, and ultimately, what it means to persevere, what it means to create a life of clarity and purpose. These themes are framed against the backdrop of the Badwater Ultramarathon – a 135 mile race across the hottest place on the planet, Death Valley.

Cory reese has walked into the furnace. You can bend and break, or you can step boldly into the furnace and let your soul catch fire. Into the furnace explores the inner workings of bravery, hope, and passion.

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Reborn on the Run: My Journey from Addiction to Ultramarathons

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Skyhorse #ad - Along the way she attempts suicide, loses loved ones, meets lifelong friends including her running partner and dachshund TruMan, falls in love, has her heartbroken, and finally faces the past that led to her addiction. And, unbelievably, she's also a former meth addict. Aside from her rock star looks, Catra Corbett is a standout in the running world on her accomplishments alone.

She gives up drugs and moves back home with her mother, abandoning her friends, her boyfriend, and the lifestyle that she came to depend on. Her only clean friend pushes her to train for a 10K with him, and surprisingly, she likes it?and decides to run her first marathon after that. In reborn on the run, and nearly dies on a training run but continues on, is stalked by animals in the wilderness, the reader keeps pace with Catra as she runs through difficult terrain and extreme weather, smashing running records and becoming one of the world's best ultrarunners.

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. After two years of addiction, Catra is busted while selling, and a night in jail is enough to set her straight.

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Relentless Forward Progress: A Guide to Running Ultramarathons

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Breakaway Books #ad - Powell covers every aspect of training for and racing ultra distances. What was once the pinnacle of achievement in a runner's life is now a stepping stone for extraordinary adventure in ultramarathoning. The number of ultrarunners--those running distances of 50k 31 miles, 50 miles, 100k 62 miles, or 100 miles--is growing astronomically each year.

But to date, there has been no practical guide to ultramarathoning. Along the way, more than a dozen elites and experts, Krissy Moehl, Dave Mackey, Michael Wardian, and David Horton, including Geoff Roes, provide invaluable advice on running ultramarathons. By its conclusion, this encyclopedic volume prepares runners for going farther than they have ever gone before and, in the process, shows them that they are capable of the "impossible.

Relentless Forward Progress: A Guide to Running Ultramarathons #ad - Used book in Good Condition. Now, bryon powell has written Relentless Forward Progress, the first how-to manual for aspiring ultrarunners. Marathons have become too easy for some runners. Dean karnazes' ultramarathon man and Chris McDougall's Born to Run have inspired tens of thousands to try these seemingly superhuman distances.

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Running Your First Ultra: Customizable Training Plans for Your First 50K to 100-mile Race

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Page Street Publishing #ad - Her experience translates into the most effective and easy-to-follow training method, broken down into phases to help all runners take it to the next level and accomplish their goals. Her commitment to growing the sport and passion for coaching others running their first is evident in the care she's taken to create detailed plans and lifestyle adjustments.

She shares her love of the sport by providing helpful tips, bonus content and personal stories. Photography by fredrik marmsatertake your training to new heights with This One-Stop Manual on UltrasWith fifteen years running and competing around the world under her belt, Krissy Moehl is a top female ultramarathon runner, respected by her peers and an inspiration to runners everywhere.

Running Your First Ultra: Customizable Training Plans for Your First 50K to 100-mile Race #ad - With moehl, you will find all the resources and encouragement you need to succeed in challenging your mind and body with an ultramarathon! Used book in Good Condition. Between moehl's positive and encouraging attitude and her deep knowledge and enthusiasm for the sport, there's no one better to prepare and train you for your first ultra and beyond! Moehl will become your guide to completing a 50K, 50-mile or 100-mile race.

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Tales From Out There: The Barkley Marathons, The World's Toughest Trail Race

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CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform #ad - Some of those experiences have been humorous, some dramatic and harrowing. The result is that most runners fail to finish the race. Used book in Good Condition. Tales from out there will captivate the reader with true stories of both heartbreaking failures and awe-inspiring victories. The stories in this book describe the epic struggles of the Barkley contestants, including some of the world's best endurance runners, against this extreme challenge.

Used book in Good Condition. Tales from out there is the story of the Barkley Marathons, arguably the world's toughest long-distance trail foot-race. The runners have had some interesting experiences out there during the Barkley races. In this book, the 24-year history of this event is covered in detail, with all known runners and their results listed.

Tales From Out There: The Barkley Marathons, The World's Toughest Trail Race #ad - . Many physical and psychological obstacles have been incorporated into the design of the event to test the limits of human endurance. Numerous photographs, charts, and maps are included.

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North: Finding My Way While Running the Appalachian Trail

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Little, Brown and Company #ad - North is the story of the 2, 189-mile journey that nearly shattered him. When he set out in the spring of 2015, forbidding weather, Jurek anticipated punishing terrain, and inevitable injuries. A stunning narrative of perseverance and personal transformation, North is a portrait of a man stripped bare on the most demanding and transcendent effort of his life.

He would have to run nearly 50 miles a day, every day, for almost seven weeks. It will inspire runners and non-runners alike to keep striving for their personal best. But after two decades of racing, and touring, speaking, training, Jurek felt an urgent need to discover something new about himself. Used book in Good Condition.

From the author of the bestseller eat and Run, exhilarating, a thrilling new memoir about his grueling, and immensely inspiring 46-day run to break the speed record for the Appalachian Trail. Scott jurek is one of the world's best known and most beloved ultrarunners. He knew he would be pushing himself to the limit, that comfort and rest would be in short supply -- but he couldn't have imagined the physical and emotional toll the trip would exact, nor the rewards it would offer.

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Ultramarathon Man: Confessions of an All-Night Runner

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TarcherPerigee #ad - With an insight, and humor rarely seen in sports memoirs and written without the aid of a ghostwriter or cowriter, " says Sam Fussell, Ultramarathon Man has inspired tens of thousands of people-nonrunners and runners alike-to push themselves beyond their comfort zones and be reminded of "what it feels like to be truly alive, candor, author of Muscle.

Ultramarathon man answers the questions karnazes is continually asked: - why do you do it?- How do you do it?- Are you insane? And in the new paperback edition, exactly, Karnazes answers the two questions he was most asked on his book tour: - What, do you eat?- How do you train to stay in such good shape? Used book in Good Condition.

In one of his most ambitious physical efforts to date, in 50 states, Dean Karnazes attempted to run 50 marathons, in 50 days to raise awareness of youth obesity and urge Americans of all fitness levels to "take that next step. Ultramarathon man: 50 marathons - 50 states - 50 Days", a Journeyfilm documentary, follows Dean’s incredible step-by-step journey across the country.

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Training Essentials for Ultrarunning: How to Train Smarter, Race Faster, and Maximize Your Ultramarathon Performance

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VeloPress #ad - Featuring stories and advice from ultrarunning stars dakota Jones, and others who work with Koop, Dylan Bowman, Kaci Lickteig, Timothy Olson, Training Essentials for Ultrarunning is the go-to guide for first-time ultrarunners and competitive ultramarathoners. When elite ultrarunners have a need for speed, they turn to coach Jason Koop.

Training essentials for ultrarunning will revolutionize training for those who want to race an ultramarathon instead of just gutting it out to the finish line. Koop's race-proven ultramarathon program is based on sound science, the most current research, and years of experience coaching the sport’s star runners to podium performances.

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Common ultramarathon failure points and how to solve them. How to use interval training to focus workouts, make gains, reduce injuries, and race faster. Simple, effective fueling and hydration strategies. Koop’s A. D. A.

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Hal Koerner's Field Guide to Ultrarunning: Training for an Ultramarathon, from 50K to 100 Miles and Beyond

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VeloPress #ad - Ultramarathons don't leave much room for mistakes. Hal koerner's Gd: Ultrarunning. VeloPress. Don't learn the hard way: get a jump on training for an ultramarathon with Hal Koerner's Field Guide to Ultrarunning, a comprehensive handbook to running 30 to 100 miles and beyond, written by one of the most experienced and recognized athletes in the sport.

Hal koerner is among America's best ultrarunners with podium results in more than 90 ultramarathons. In his smart, down-to-earth handbook, Koerner shares hard-earned wisdom, field-tested habits, and insider tips to help you prepare for your ultra. You'll find guidance on exactly what you need to know to prepare for ultramarathon, including:best gear for ultrarunningfueling and hydration guidelineschoosing an ultratrail-running techniquefirst-aid advicebeating altitude, and heatrace-day game planscrew and pacer tipsmental strategies to get you to the finish lineThe guide offers three detailed training plans to prepare for 50K, storms, 50-mile to 100K, and 100-mile ultramarathons.

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Eat and Run: My Unlikely Journey to Ultramarathon Greatness

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Mariner Books #ad - Eat and run my Unlikely Journey to Ultramarathon Greatness. Used book in Good Condition. From his midwestern childhood hunting, and cooking for his meat-and-potatoes family to his slow transition to ultrarunning and veganism, fishing, Scott’s story shows the power of an iron will and blows apart the stereotypes of what athletes should eat to fuel optimal performance.

Until recently he held the american 24-hour record and he was one of the elite runners profiled in the runaway bestseller Born to Run. In eat and run, jurek opens up about his life and career as a champion athlete with a plant-based diet and inspires runners at every level. Full of stories of competition as well as science and practical advice—including his own recipes—Eat and Run will motivate readers and expand their food horizons.

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Amby burfoot, author of the runner’s guide to the Meaning of LifeFor nearly two decades, Scott Jurek has been a dominant force—and darling—in the grueling and growing sport of ultrarunning. Ultramarathon Man Confessions of an All Night Runner.

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