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10 thoughts on “A Race Like No Other 262 Miles Through the Streets of New York

  1. says:

    More like 35 stars I really appreciated hearing about the race as I’m about to run it Great set up each chapter is a mile While I liked reading about the elite runners I felt there was too much I liked the storie

  2. says:

    I have a very large collection of books about running I love books about running This is the least compelling specimen of the genre that I've come across in a while though maybe less boring to someone who doesn't follow running as closely

  3. says:

    Great book about the New York City Marathon Unlike Born to Run I'm not sure how much this book would appeal to non runners but as a runner I couldn't put it down It was one of those nonfiction books that is the perfect blend of personal anecdotes and history of the race which really kept me engaged The author follows personal stories everywhere from the top elite athletes to people who finished in over 6 hours and everybody in bet

  4. says:

    Loved every minute of it it makes me want to run the race even

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    Weber explained that paying attention to running or engaging in strenuous exercise is a distraction from studying the Torah Still two seminal Jewish scholars Rabbi Akiba in the second century and Moses Maimonides the twelfth century philosopher advocated taking care of one's bodyIn a uarter century of marathons this dramatic change in gender trends was made possible and inspired by three women each a former winner of the

  6. says:

    Wow This book has always been on my bucket list semi alongside actually running the marathon and I picked this up just abou

  7. says:

    I started reading this book while training for the 2017 TCS NYC Marathon to help me get in the mindset build excitement and mentally prepare for the grueling NYC course The book follows several runners some elite professionals and others who are like me average people looking to finish for one reason or another

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    I actually listened to this one on audio twice The first time it ended and I realized it had gone so fast I must have been distracted and missed some But in listening again I realized I didn't really miss anything and yet it entertained me all the same I have always wanted to run this race long before ever becoming a runner I had applied for the lottery this year didn't get in unfortunately and had been reading this to psyche myself up ev

  9. says:

    As good a book as you could write about the New York City Marathon Robbins covers the course mile by mile tracking a variety of runners along the way She goes into detail about the histories and personalities of the male and female elite runners profiles several amateurs with inspirational stories and even goes into the crowds to get a behin

  10. says:

    Having read this book it makes me want to run the New York City Marathon soon The story captures the 2007 race mile by mile exploring different runners at different times in their lifes the level of hardships the

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Sunday; a cancer survivor running for charity to follow a growing trend; and a first timer who wants to check a marathon off the list of life goalsWoven into the narrative will be supporting characters fixtures like 65 year old Tucker Andersen who has run the five borough race every year since 1976 and John Codiglia police chief of the 10th precinct who entertains runners with his bullhorn as he stands on Central Park South near the finish Flashes of history will amplify the present Weber explained that paying attention to running or engaging in strenuous exercise is a distraction from studying the Torah Still two seminal Jewish scholars Rabbi Akiba in the second century and Moses Maimonides the twelfth century philosopher advocated taking care of one s bodyIn a uarter century of marathons this dramatic change in gender trends was made possible and inspired by three women each a former winner of the New York City Marathon each a pioneer of the sport Nina Kuscsik Kathrine Switzer and Grete WaitzIt is as if the runners today having passed through nearly nine miles of exuberant fans blaring music and colorful signs travel on Bedford Avenue into the nineteenth century The community of the ultra Orthodox Satmar sect lives along Bedford Avenue Children peek out of the windows of overcrowded apartments or stand on the stoops to see the Marathon traipse by their block Men wear black hats

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A Race Like No Other 262 Miles Through the Streets of New York

A Race Like No Other is a narrative based on the November 4 2007 race but it is timeless in its themes Acclaimed New York Times sportswriter Liz Robbins captures the enormity of the New York City Marathon through the prism of five representative athletes and the experiences that brought them to the starting line one male and one female professional runner from overseas both of whom have won this race previously; a recovering alcoholic and mother of three who was in jail last Marathon More like 35 stars I really appreciated hearing about the race as I m about to run it Great set up each chapter is a mile While I liked reading about the elite runners I felt there was too much I liked the stories of the amateur regular runners much compelling

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And provide insight into the neighborhoods and the people who have made the race into the phenomenon it is today the race's charismatic founder Fred Lebow; Grete Waitz the Norwegian born runner who won it a record nine times; Vic Navarra a retired firefighter who has directed the start in Staten Island for three decades and is dying of cancer; and Mary Wittenberg the chief executive of the New York Road Runners Association who has vaulted the organisation to international prominence I actually listened to this one on audio twice The first time it ended and I realized it had gone so fast I must have been distracted and missed some But in listening again I realized I didn t really miss anything and yet it entertained me all the same I have always wanted to run this race long before ever becoming a runner I had applied for the lottery this year didn t get in unfortunately and had been reading this to psyche myself up even The author breaks each chapter into the number mile of the race Some chapters focus on the history of the marathon some on that specific location some on the volunteers and spectators on the course some on the lives of the amateur runners and some on the lives of the professionals Everyone has a different but awe inspiring experience in running this marathon I thought it was put together smartly Some of the personal stories did get a little long whereas most of the