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When Running Made History
Language: en
Pages: 306
Authors: Roger Robinson
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-05-17 - Publisher: Syracuse University Press

Robinson takes readers on a globe-trotting tour that combines a historian’s insight with vivid personal memories going back to just after World War II. From experiencing the 1948 "Austerity Olympics" in London as a young spectator to working as a journalist in the Boston Marathon media center at the moment
Run Well
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Juliet McGrattan
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-03-18 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

The handbook that every runner needs on their shelf. Why do I get a headache after a run? Do runners really need to do strength and conditioning? Will running damage my knees? How can I stop my skin chafing on long runs? How quickly will I lose my fitness when
High-Performance Nutrition for Masters Athletes
Language: en
Pages: 272
Authors: Lauren Antonucci
Categories: Health & Fitness
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-02-22 - Publisher: Human Kinetics

It’s an undisputed fact that the body’s physiological needs change as you age. But that doesn’t mean you can’t continue to compete and perform at your best. In High-Performance Nutrition for Masters Athletes, you’ll find practical advice for fueling your active lifestyle—now and for decades to come. The key to
Born to Coach
Language: en
Pages: 304
Authors: Paul C. Clerici
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-03-01 - Publisher: Meyer & Meyer Sport

From tasting his own blood while running hard as a Notre Dame miler to producing the top US marathon legends in the epicenter of the running boom of the 1970s and into the 80s, Bill Squires not only survived being born with a misdiagnosed, potentially fatal, defective heart, but the
Race across America
Language: en
Authors: Charles B. Kastner
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-01-03 - Publisher: Syracuse University Press

On April 23, 1929, the second annual Transcontinental Foot Race across America, known as the Bunion Derby, was in its twenty-fifth day. Eddie “the Sheik” Gardner, an African American runner from Seattle, was leading the race across the Free Bridge over the Mississippi River. Along with the signature outfit that