Burfoot , Amby

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The Gigantic Book of Running Quotations
Edited by Hal Higdon, Foreword by Amby Burfoot
(Skyhorse Publishing)
With over 3,000 pieces of wit and wisdom from runners famous and humble, here is an important running resource and a great gift for any runner. George Sheehan, a celebrated running writer, philosopher, and physician, once wrote, "The more I run, the more certain I am that I am heading for my real goal:... [READ MORE]
Square One
Returning to Life and Competitive Running after My Devastating Stroke
By Dirk Vlieks, Foreword by Amby Burfoot
(Skyhorse Publishing)
Dirk Vlieks was at the top of his game. At the age of thirty-two he was a top-ranked triathlete with numerous Ironman finishes under his belt. That all changed in an instant one day in June of 2006 when he stepped groggily from his bike in Honu, Hawaii, and collapsed. He had suffered a stroke so devastating... [READ MORE]
Boston Marathon
Year-by-Year Stories of the World's Premier Running Event
By Tom Derderian, Foreword by Joan Benoit Samuelson, Foreword by Bill Rodgers, Foreword by Shalane Flanagan, Foreword by Amby Burfoot
(Skyhorse Publishing)
From running legend Tom Derderian comes a comprehensive look at one of the most storied and celebrated athletic events in the nation, the Boston Marathon. For more than 110 years, the race has been regarded as one of the world’s great racing traditions. From the narrow starting line on Main Street, through... [READ MORE]
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