My Life on the Run by Bart Yasso
The Wit, Wisdom, and Insights of a Road Racing Icon

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Bart Yasso, an icon of one of the most enduringly popular recreational sports in the United States, offers a touching and humorous memoir about the rewards and challenges of running

My Life on the Run chronicles the heatstroke and frostbite, heartache and triumphs he's experienced while competing in more than 1,000 competitive races on all seven continents. With the wit and wisdom of a seasoned insider, Yasso tells runners what they need to know to navigate the logistics of running in an unfamiliar country. He also offers practical guidance, such as 5-K, 10-K, half-marathon, and marathon training schedules, including his innovative technique known as the Yasso 800s for beginner, intermediate, and advanced runners.

About Bart Yasso

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Bart Yasso is the author of My Life on the Run and chief running officer at Runner's World. He lives in Bethlehem, PA. Amby Burfoot, Runner's World's editor at large and winner of the 1968 Boston Marathon, has run more than 100,000 lifetime miles (and counting). He lives in Emmaus, PA. Jen Van Allen manages the Runner's World Challenge program and regularly contributes to the magazine. She lives in Bryn Mawr, PA.
Published May 13, 2008 by Rodale. 288 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Sports & Outdoors, Health, Fitness & Dieting, Humor & Entertainment, Travel, Action & Adventure. Non-fiction

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Budd Bailey 26 Mar 2014

Here's a job that would draw a long line of applicants if it opened up: Chief Running Officer of Runner's World magazine.

It's easy to imagine the boss saying, "You -- write a couple of stories....

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