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Running with the legends

Author: Michael Sandrock
Publisher: Champaign, IL : Human Kinetics, ©1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Outlines the careers of twenty-one noted runners offering information on training techniques, coaching, competition, and more.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Biographies
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Sandrock
ISBN: 0873224930 9780873224932
OCLC Number: 34114141
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xvi, 575 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Emil Zatopek --
Hezekiah Kipchoge "Kip" Keino --
Priscilla Welch --
Bill Rogers --
Frank Shorter --
Lasse Viren --
Alberto Juantorena --
Grete Waitz --
Steve Jones --
Lorraine Moller --
Sebastian Coe --
Ingrid Kristiansen --
Toshihiko Seko --
Robert de Castella --
Juma Ikangaa --
Joan Benoit Samuelson --
Said Aouita --
Rosa Mota --
Arturo Barrios --
Uta Pippig --
Noureddine Morceli.
Responsibility: Michael Sandrock.

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This volume examines how running and runners have changed, from Emil Zatopek in the 1940s to Uta Pippig in the 1990s. It does so by detailing the development, training techniques, coaching,  Read more...

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""""It's a joy to read Running With the Legends and to indulge in its expansive treatment of some of running's pantheon. As someone who lives the life about which he writes, Sandrock is a natural to Read more...

 
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