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Personal record : a love affair with running

Author: Rachel Toor
Publisher: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Ultramarathoner Rachel Toor reflects on her decision to begin running, how she fell in love with the sport, events in which she has competed, and other running-related topics.
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Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Rachel Toor
ISBN: 9780803260337 0803260334 9780803234260 0803234260
OCLC Number: 199451013
Description: xiv, 164 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: The body --
Reasons not to run --
The routes --
One runner's beginnings --
The closet --
The coach --
The magazine rack --
Ride and ties --
Weekend mornings --
The first marathon --
Speed goggles --
The fast young man --
Boston --
Becoming a marathoner --
Racing --
The western state --
Injuries --
Ultras --
The watch --
The coach --
The fuel --
On the road --
The hospital --
Pacing --
The break up --
The curtain rod --
Getting to the finish.
Responsibility: Rachel Toor.
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"Until I read Rachel Toors marvelous book Personal Record, I never understood the great passion of long-distance runners. She takes you on a grand tour of the running life, which goes from hobby to Read more...

 
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