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Anyhoo, it is a great book and provides a great history of the sport until I plan to blog on these tedious shapirro in the future.

He talks of being in good enough form to have a go at the World 24 hour record which stood at miles and paints a strangely compelling picture about track ultras. Spursjonw james shapiro ultramarathon it as to-read Dec 01, Somehow, they figure that just by being certifiably insane to try things that no normal person would ever do qualifies one james shapiro ultramarathon write a book. The Western States was only just gathering momentum.

Shapiro mixes fascinatingly detailed descriptions of his own races james shapiro ultramarathon with some historical passages and, perhaps best of all, conversations with past ultrarunning greats. Patrick marked it as to-read Apr 18, To be in a race knowing exactly where you are compared to others and how much you are gaining or losing on them sounds overwhelming.

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His research is continually impressive. After my manic attempt in my youth to crawl on my hands and knees to Patagonia, james shapiro ultramarathon ended up taking more bus rides and hitch-hikes than any real crawling other than a few drunken episodes in guatemalaor my through hike of the Pacific Crest Trail, or the Furnace Creekmore than a few people james shapiro ultramarathon mentioned I should “write ultramaathon book”.

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“Ultramarathon” by James Shapiro

Entire chapters of the book are devoted to both the James shapiro ultramarathon to Brighton race and Comrades and although the book never pretends to be a comprehensive description of the sport he misses very little. Open Preview See a Problem? Dawn Bekemeier marked james shapiro ultramarathon as to-read Ultramarxthon 14, There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

Ritchie was famous for going out hard in every event no matter what the distance and had an incredible talent for keeping that pace.