NEW 262 Marathon Stories

E a celebration of marathon running in words and lots of nice photos The writing is uite good and if you re words and lots of nice photos The writing is uite good and if you re distance runner you ll definitely be nodding in agreement through most of the book I particularly liked the brief history of the marathon race both ancient and modern and it made me feel like part of a grand traditionI also enjoyed the chapter describing the connection between distance running and religion "We do feel a connection between our bodies in motion and our spiritual "do feel a connection between our bodies in motion and our spiritual Our lives have meaning for the rigorous discipline of our running A very very cool book part photo essay part history of the marathon and all things associated with the sport Inspiring for anyone non marathoners included I read this as a way to get excited about my second marathon I ll eventually buy this as a coffee table book Even if you don t like running or think marathoning is bizarre you can get something out of this book It s very inspiring talk about inspiring look who the editor is The chapters in this book skipped around a lot at times this made the book feel delightfully fast paced but at times it was distracting Aside from that 262 Marathon Stories is full of motivating stories and interesting photographs I d recommend this book to anyone considering training for their own 262. Ture the endless hours of practice and the overwhelming rush of emotion at crossing the finish line Examining the marathon through the lenses of history philosophy sociology athletics pop culture fashion and science the book salutes the determination and courage of those who willingly push themselves to test their personal best. ,

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262 Marathon StoriesAn inspiring and fun read Great facts and photos Would make a Great Coffee Table Book coffee table book read this book in the weeks leading up to running my first ever marathon and it was totally inspiring It also schooled me on the history of the sport enough so that I understood the athletic tradition I was about to step into Then I re read it with new Understanding And Appreciation After and appreciation after completed my first marathon This is a perfect gift book for anyone who has run their first or last marathon I enjoyed this book which covered a number of aspects of running marathons from the history of the marathon to running gear to the emotions involved I also liked the photographs which where colorful and sometimes informative It was a fast read and as well as good inspiration for my marathon training Needed a little brain detox after finishing An Untamed State This fit the bill perfectly entertaining enough without being taxing Did not return my running mojo though I ordered this after completing my first half and feeling completely inspired Although it didn t turn out to be the type of book I was expecting it didn t disappoint A beautiful coffee table book full of amazing pictures from marathons around the world Each of the 262 chapters covered several hot topics for runners such as the history 262 Marathon Stories by Katherine Switzer and Roger Robinson is an unprecedented visual and literary tour of the marathon throughout historyThe marathon is the most popular independent athletic event in the world with over a million people set to enter one this year and another 50 million cheering them on from the sidelines Thi. F the marathon gear souvenirs and the dedication it takes to not just complete the race but to begin training I learned some new things I didn t now Ever hear of Rosie Ruiz I learned some new things I didn t Southern African Literature: An Introduction know Ever hear of Rosie Ruiz cheating winner of the Boston Marathon How about the Rift Valley in East Africa and the records runners from that area have set over the decadesAside from the photography my favourite parts were the chapters that detailed marathon heroes including Terry Fox Definitely an inspirational book Completely unreadable and somewhat misleadingWas expecting anecdotes throughout history instead its a book of terrible pictures which is pretty inexcusable considering that half the book is picture and some sort of off beat narrativeI don tnow couldn t follow and frankly the FONT AND SIZING IS COMPLETELY AWFUL and sizing is completely awful whole layout reallyLooks like someone was just trying to cash in on the running craze which is sad given the big names attached to the book A very interesting all inclusive uick read on the history of the marathon Very well done The pictures perfectly summed up a spirit of the sport This book wasn t what I was expecting but I still liked it I thought it was going to be a compilation of first person accounts of marathon running The Marathon Stories sub title gave that impression But it turned out to just S glorious volume is the first book to set the marathon on the large world stage and examine the historic and universal appeal of this ultimate individual challengeHundreds of powerful images by such renowned photographers as Helmut Newton and Susan Meiselas along with personal reminiscences from many well nown marathoners cap. ,


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  1. says: DOWNLOAD Ô THEYUPPYPUPPY.CO.UK À Kathrine Switzer Kathrine Switzer À 1 FREE READ REVIEW 262 Marathon Stories

    Kathrine Switzer À 1 FREE READ DOWNLOAD Ô THEYUPPYPUPPY.CO.UK À Kathrine Switzer NEW 262 Marathon Stories A very interesting all inclusive uick read on the history of the marathon Very well done The pictures perfectly summed up a spirit of the sport

  2. says: NEW 262 Marathon Stories DOWNLOAD Ô THEYUPPYPUPPY.CO.UK À Kathrine Switzer Kathrine Switzer À 1 FREE READ

    Kathrine Switzer À 1 FREE READ NEW 262 Marathon Stories Needed a little brain detox after finishing An Untamed State This fit the bill perfectly entertaining enough without being taxing Did not return my running mojo though

  3. says: REVIEW 262 Marathon Stories NEW 262 Marathon Stories

    NEW 262 Marathon Stories DOWNLOAD Ô THEYUPPYPUPPY.CO.UK À Kathrine Switzer REVIEW 262 Marathon Stories An inspiring and fun read Great facts and photos Would make a great coffee table book

  4. says: DOWNLOAD Ô THEYUPPYPUPPY.CO.UK À Kathrine Switzer NEW 262 Marathon Stories Kathrine Switzer À 1 FREE READ

    NEW 262 Marathon Stories REVIEW 262 Marathon Stories This book wasn't what I was expecting but I still liked it I thought it was going to be a compilation of first person accounts of marathon running The Marathon Stories sub title gave that impression But it turned out to just be a celebration of

  5. says: NEW 262 Marathon Stories

    NEW 262 Marathon Stories I ordered this after completing my first half and feeling completely inspired Although it didn't turn out to be the type of book I was expecting it didn't disappoint A beautiful coffee table book full of amazing pictures from marathons around the world Each of the 262 chapters covered several hot topics for runners such as the history of the marathon gear souvenirs and the dedication it takes to not just com

  6. says: NEW 262 Marathon Stories Kathrine Switzer À 1 FREE READ

    NEW 262 Marathon Stories I read this book in the weeks leading up to running my first ever marathon and it was totally inspiring It also schooled me on the history of the sport enough so that I understood the athletic tradition I was about to step into Then I re read it with new understanding and appreciation after I completed my first marathon This is a perfect g

  7. says: NEW 262 Marathon Stories

    NEW 262 Marathon Stories Kathrine Switzer À 1 FREE READ REVIEW 262 Marathon Stories A very very cool book part photo essay part history of the marathon and all things associated with the sport Inspiring fo

  8. says: DOWNLOAD Ô THEYUPPYPUPPY.CO.UK À Kathrine Switzer Kathrine Switzer À 1 FREE READ NEW 262 Marathon Stories

    NEW 262 Marathon Stories DOWNLOAD Ô THEYUPPYPUPPY.CO.UK À Kathrine Switzer REVIEW 262 Marathon Stories Completely unreadable and somewhat misleadingWas expecting anecdotes throughout history instead its a book of terrible pictures which is pretty inexcusable considering that half the book is picture and some sort of off beat narrative?I don't know couldn't follow and frankly the font and sizing is completely awful the whole

  9. says: NEW 262 Marathon Stories

    NEW 262 Marathon Stories I enjoyed this book which covered a number of aspects of running marathons from the history of the marathon to running gear to the emotions involved I also liked the photographs which where colorful and sometimes informative

  10. says: NEW 262 Marathon Stories Kathrine Switzer À 1 FREE READ DOWNLOAD Ô THEYUPPYPUPPY.CO.UK À Kathrine Switzer

    NEW 262 Marathon Stories DOWNLOAD Ô THEYUPPYPUPPY.CO.UK À Kathrine Switzer REVIEW 262 Marathon Stories The chapters in this book skipped around a lot; at times this made the book feel delightfully fast paced but at times it was distracting Aside from that 262 Marathon Stories is full of motivating stories and interesting ph

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