50 50 Secrets I Learned Running 50 Marathons in 50 Days

50 50 Secrets I Learned Running 50 Marathons in 50 Days

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By (author) Dean Karnazes, With Matt Fitzgerald

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  • Publisher: Grand Central Publishing
  • Format: Hardback | 304 pages
  • Dimensions: 154mm x 230mm x 28mm | 544g
  • Publication date: 4 September 2008
  • Publication City/Country: New York
  • ISBN 10: 0446581836
  • ISBN 13: 9780446581837
  • Illustrations note: 16pp of colour photos
  • Sales rank: 275,109

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In the Fall of 2006, Dean Karnazes, known as the 'Lance Armstrong of the running world', took on the ultimate challenge: running 50 marathons in 50 states in 50 consecutive days. Dean set off in a caravan packed with fellow runners, with nothing more than a roadmap and a determination that defied all physical limitations. 50/50 goes beyond the incredible story of these 50 marathons. It is a firsthand, fascinating story of what it's like to push the limits of strength under grueling conditions - and how Dean Karnazes pulled off the extraordinary. This book is also packed with Dean's secrets that runners everywhere will want to know. These include what to do when you hit a wall, how to adapt quickly to drastic terrain, how to get motivated after a really tough day, and the best diet and exercise tips to improve your own best time. Complete with Dean's practical tips on building endurance, this book will appeal to marathon runners and athletes everywhere, as well as to readers who crave an inspiring story of incredible accomplishment.

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Karnazes has been called an "Ultrarunning legend" by Men's Journal, and 'One of the sexiest men in sports' by Sports Ill. for Women. He won the 2004 Badwater Ultramarathon in Death Valley. He's the author of ULTRAMARATHON MAN, a columnist for Men's Health.