Thoughts on: ”Eat & Run” by Scott Jurek

Scott Jurek runs and eats! By running I mean 100 mile runs (that’s 160km!) and 24 hour races. By eating I mean only plant based foods. —————- Endurance has been a theme in my reading for a while and this is the latest latest entry. I was led to this ultra marathon legends autobiography becauseContinue reading “Thoughts on: ”Eat & Run” by Scott Jurek”

Thoughts on: “Born to Run” by Christopher McDougall

4 years ago I was in the worst shape of my life. I felt that something needed to be done and that it was time to get my priorities straight. — About this time I found this book and it really sold me on long distance running. It was a perfect fit for me. I’mContinue reading “Thoughts on: “Born to Run” by Christopher McDougall”

Top Books of the Year – #7

#7 “The Marathon Monks of Mount Hiei” by John Stevens ———————————— The “1000-Day Marathon”, a big part of their practice, takes 7 years to complete. For the first 5 years they run a marathon a day for 100 days straight. This is repeated 7 times. For the last 2 years the distance is increased toContinue reading “Top Books of the Year – #7”