My Year of Running Dangerously

My Year of Running Dangerously

A Dad, A Daughter, and A Ridiculous Plan

Book - 2015
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CNN correspondent Tom Foreman's remarkable journey from half-hearted couch potato to ultra-marathon runner, with four half-marathons, three marathons, and 2,000 miles of training in between; a poignant and warm-hearted tale of parenting, overcoming the challenges of age, and quiet triumph.
Publisher: New York :, Blue Rider Press,, [2015]
Description: 271 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Copyright Date: ©2015
ISBN: 9780399175473
Branch Call Number: 796.42092 For

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Rolynnie
Dec 05, 2017

I loved this book. Running is so much more than the physical aspect. I was touched by his relationship with his daughters, the love of his wife and his KILLER mindset. His brother was such a huge support as well. Great read.

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bobgrant
Feb 01, 2016

This was a fun and light read. Foreman captures the madness that can attend racing - especially endurance racing- but doesn't bog down in the seriousness of it all.

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bpatenaude1930
Jan 16, 2016

Great read. Thoroughly enjoyed this book. It was funny, heartfelt, inspiring, enjoyable. The author is witty and descriptive buy not overly so. I enjoyed the book and the journey that the author takes you on. Recommend everyone to pick it up and read.

JCLHopeH Nov 11, 2015

Tom Foreman's decades-long running hiatus ends when he accepts his daughter's invitation to do a marathon together, and after shaking some initial hesitation, Foreman goes all in. His witty account had me laughing out loud, and he offers some good life lessons along the way.

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Jul 21, 2016

The world was whited than a David Duke barbecue.

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