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26 Miles To Boston

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26 Miles to Boston is a colorful and moving portrait of what it feels like to run the Boston Marathon - and it puts readers squarely into the running shoes of anyone who has attempted the world's most prestigious long-distance race.

From the suburban town of Hopkinton to the center of metropolitan Boston, here are the mile-by-mile sights and sounds that confront the runners, and firsthand accounts - including the author's - of the pain and exhaustion they endure as they battle both the elements and the course's demanding terrain.

Here also is a rich and inspiring history of the marathon and of the men and women of varying skills and abilities whose own struggles, small victories, and personal triumphs have colored this magnificent event.

Synopsis:

A colorful and moving portrait of what it feels like to run the world's most prestigious long-distance race.

Synopsis:

26 MILES TO BOSTON slips squarely into the running shoes and minds of the athletes as they traverse the 26-mile, 385-yard course of America's most venerated long-distance race.

From suburban Hopkinton, Massachusetts, to the center of metropolitan Boston, here are the mile-by-mile sights and sounds experienced by the runners. Interwoven throughout is the colorful history of the men and women of manifold skills who have competed in this preeminent event over the span of more than a century.

Profusely illustrated with photographs and maps, 26 MILES TO BOSTON is a book for anyone who's ever wondered what it might be like to run the Boston Marathon.

About the Author

MICHAEL CONNELLY competed in the 1996 Boston marathon on the race's centennial anniversary and crossed the finish line experiencing "immeasurable joy, satisfaction, and pain." An executive with a Boston area bank, he lives with his family in West Roxbury, Massachusetts.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781585748280
Foreword:
Kelley, John
Foreword:
Rodgers, Bill
Foreword by:
Kelley, John
Foreword by:
Rodgers, Bill
Foreword:
Kelley, John
Foreword:
Rodgers, Bill
Author:
Connelly, Michael P.
Author:
Kelly, John
Author:
Connelly, Michael
Author:
Pippig, Uta
Author:
Rodgers, Bill
Publisher:
Lyons Press
Location:
Guilford, Conn.
Subject:
Massachusetts
Subject:
Running & Jogging
Subject:
Marathon running
Subject:
Track & Field
Subject:
Boston
Subject:
Marathon running - Massachusetts - Boston
Subject:
Sports and Fitness-Track and Field
Copyright:
Edition Number:
First edition
Edition Description:
First
Series Volume:
107-285
Publication Date:
20030331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
black-and-white photographs throughout
Pages:
304
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in

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A colorful and moving portrait of what it feels like to run the world's most prestigious long-distance race.

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26 MILES TO BOSTON slips squarely into the running shoes and minds of the athletes as they traverse the 26-mile, 385-yard course of America's most venerated long-distance race.

From suburban Hopkinton, Massachusetts, to the center of metropolitan Boston, here are the mile-by-mile sights and sounds experienced by the runners. Interwoven throughout is the colorful history of the men and women of manifold skills who have competed in this preeminent event over the span of more than a century.

Profusely illustrated with photographs and maps, 26 MILES TO BOSTON is a book for anyone who's ever wondered what it might be like to run the Boston Marathon.

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