Tag Archives: Dean Karnazes

Meeting the Master

Every runner’s story starts somewhere. A New Year’s Resolution. A bet taken too far, or in Dean Karnazes’s case – ‘bad tequila’. The first time I ever heard of ultra-distance running as something more than an underground cult was in … Continue reading

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Coming to America

With the launch of the UK edition of Why We Run safely navigated, this week saw the US edition hit the stands under the title The Lure of Long Distances. There are no plans yet to celebrate with a Double … Continue reading

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Why We Run: A Story of Obsession finally goes to press

It is nearly 18 months since I came back from the Spartathlon, a story that is recounted in the penultimate chapter of Why We Run, which is published in April. And yet the book only went to press last week. … Continue reading

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