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Run Gently Out There – Book Review

Run Gently Out There – Book Review

Trials, Trails, and Tribulations of Running Ultramarathons There’s a lot being written and talked about for Run Gently Out There by John Morelock and I’ll talk about the author and the book later in my review. But I first want to tell you why I enjoyed reading this book and recommend you read it too. […]

Got to Live: 923 Days to Remember – Book Review

Got to Live: 923 Days to Remember – Book Review

Written by: Cory Reese A few years ago I signed up for my first 100 miler, the Javelina Jundred. Prior to the race I meticulously studied the course – that hot desert trail winding up, down, and around the McDowell Mountains in Arizona. Somewhere in the midst of my obsessive compulsive studying of the race […]

A Survival Guide for Life – Book Review

A Survival Guide for Life – Book Review

As I prepare for the Tahoe Rim Trail 100 Mile Endurance Run in six days my training has tilted from physical training to mental preparation. Like most of us I don’t have a sports psychologist or mental coach on my staff, in fact I don’t even have a staff. So my mental preparation normally turns […]

Mud, Sweat and Tears – Book Review

Mud, Sweat and Tears – Book Review

Mud, Sweat and Tears is an autobiography by extreme-adventurer Bear Grylls. What does Bear Grylls have to do with trail and ultra running? Absolutely nothing…and yet at the same time everything. Bear leads his readers through his early childhood growing up on a remote island off the coast of Britain where his adventures started at […]

Running And Other Bad Habits

Running And Other Bad Habits

Strange and funny things happen during trail runs and at trail running events, run trails long enough and you have a lot of stories to tell. Accomplished ultra and trail runner and humorist Mark K. Henderson has actually put his stories in writing and compiled several of them into his self-published book Running and Other […]

One On The Run

One On The Run

One…on…the…run…think about those words. They strike an image of one person running, which indeed paints the setting for this book. However, Helene Neville’s journey brings much more meaning to this seemingly simple phrase. The book One on the Run is the story of Helene’s trek running 2,520 miles in 93 days from the Pacific Coast […]