Running Ultras: To the Edge of Exhaustion
|Rating||:||4.74 (571 Votes)|
|Number of Pages||:||348 Pages|
Fabulous ultra insight from a great storyteller! Lisa Every now and then I've been privileged to bump into "running royalty" at a pasta dinner or suchand 20 minutes with a former elite is always a gold mine of running history and insight this book is kind of like a full weekend of that level of awesomeness! I love Ludwig's writing style - it's full of stories, and they're all a great read There are some serious classics here old school races and a history of some races I've run that I didn't have any clue about. I am not remote. treat for those of us contemplating what it's really like to run long distance events Joe Domaleski A real treat for those of us contemplating what it's really like to run long distance events. Scott gives the reader a true behind-the-scenes look at ultramarathons by sharing his first-hand accounts of the JFK50, Badwater, Western States 100, 24-hour run, Strolling Jim, and many more. Yes, he includes some training tips and suggestions, but the narratives provide the real insight. Included also are short chapters written by members of his support crews who kept him running . Adamy Diaz said Tell us more!. Scott Ludwig has done it again! A blend of humor and self realization that will leave you wanting to know more.
National 24-Hour Championships and won the masters (age 40 and over) national championship. He lives, runs, and writes in Peachtree City, Georgia. Scott Ludwig began running ultramarathons early in his running career, his first being a 50-miler in 1982. In 2002, Scott ran 129 miles in the U.S. In 19
In 2002, Scott ran 129 miles in the U.S. In time he would run ultras ranging from 31 miles to 135 miles (the Badwater Ultramarathon in 2003, in which he would finish in 6th place). In 1992 he ran 280 miles in six days, from the west side to the east side of the state of Georgia, to raise money for charity. National 24-Hour Championships and won the masters (age 40 and over) national championship. He lives, runs, and writes in Peachtree City, Georgia. . About the Author Scott Ludwig began running ultramarathons early in his running care
He tells the stories about the training, the races and the people he met along the way.. Running Ultras chronicles the author's journey (the training, the races and the people he met along the way) to complete his personal quest of running four major ultramarathons: The JFK 50-Mile Run, Badwater Ultramarathon, Western States Endurance Run and the Comrades Marathon