You run because you like the way it makes you feel in its best moments. You run with a goal of success and satisfaction. Wouldn't you like to tap into those feelings more often?
In Timeless Running Wisdom, longtime runner and author Rich Benyo takes you on a journey spanning the trends of the sport and the approaches, concepts, and methods that have bred success and satisfaction across generations of runners. Discover how to embrace simplicity; change up routes, distances, and terrains; keep your running in proportion to the rest of your life; and create your own adventure runs. It's all here - practical, compelling, and fantastic.
On this quest of rediscovery, you'll be joined by an all-star array of world- and national-class runners with literally millions of miles of experience and wisdom, including:
- Kathrine Switzer
- Roger Robinson
- Joe Henderson
- Bill Rodgers
- Dean Karnazes
- Amby Burfoot
- Joan Benoit-Samuelson
Through their personal stories, insights, and advice, they illustrate the essence of running success and satisfaction and guide you to achieving your every running goal. With this unique perspective you'll find the tools and the maps to run longer, safer, and better.
The ultimate runner's toolbox, Timeless Running Wisdom is also your GPS to the world's oldest sport. Read this book and you will remember why you fell in love with running in the first place.
Chapter 1: Embrace Simplicity Chapter 2: Tap the Athlete (Kathrine Switzer) Chapter 3: Keep It in Proportion (Amby Burfoot) Chapter 4: Maintain a Journal (Joe Henderson) Chapter 5: Take Your Measure by Racing (Hal Higdon) Chapter 6: Eschew Racing (Dick Beardsley) Chapter 7: Train Specifically (Mel Williams) Chapter 8: Don't Ignore Other Body Parts (Joan Benoit-Samuelson) Chapter 9: Run With a Plan Chapter 10: Run By Feel Chapter 11: Move Up in Mileage Chapter 12: Move Down in Mileage Chapter 13: Create Adventure Runs (Dean Karnazes) Chapter 14: Run Under Control Chapter 15: Run Wild (Lorrain Moller) Chapter 16: Rest (Marshall Ulrich) Chapter 17: Run Alone Chapter 18: Run Together (Bill Rodgers) Chapter 19: Join a Club Chapter 20: Volunteer (Allan Steinfeld) Chapter 21: Spectate Chapter 22: Study Runners and Running (Roger Robinson) Chapter 23: Teach Others to Run Chapter 24: Start Over