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Grippinghe narrative is smooth and immediate almost effortless in its detail if occasionally breathless like a good fast run The New York Times Book Review Visionary American running coach Bob Larsen assembled a mismatched team of elite California runnersthe start of his decades long uest for championships Olympic glory and pursuit of the epic runIn the dusty hills above San Diego Bob Larsen became America's greatest running coach Starting with a ragtag group of high school cross country and track runners Larsen set out on a decades long uest to find the secret of running impossibly fast for longer distances than anyone thought possible Himself a former farm boy who fell into his track career by accident Larsen worked through coaching high school junior college and college coaxing talented runners away fromtraditional sports as the running craze was in its infancy in the 60s and 70s On the arid trails and windy roads of California Larsen relentlessly sought the secret sauce of speed and endurance that would catapult American running onto the national stage Running to the Edge is a riveting account of Larsen's journey and his uest to discover the unorthodox training secrets that would lead American runners elite and recreational to breakthroughs never imagined New York Times Deputy Sports Editor Matthew Futterman interweaves the dramatic stories of Larsen's runners with a fascinating discourse of the science behind human running as well as a personal running narrative that follows Futterman's own checkered love affair with the sport The result is a narrative that will speak to every runner a story of Larsen's triumphs from high school cross country meets to the founding of the cult favorite 70's running group the Jamul Toads from national championships to his long tenure as head coach at UCLA and from the secret training regimen of world champion athletes like Larsen's protégé American Meb Keflezighi to victories at the New York and Boston Marathons as well as the Olympics Running to the Edge is a pause resistera relentless crusade to run faster farther

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Running to the Edge A Band of Misfits and the Guru Who Unlocked the Secrets of SpeedGrippinghe narrative is smooth and immediate almost effortless in its detail if occasionally breathless like a good fast run The New York Times Book Review Visionary American running coach Bob Larsen assembled a mismatched team of elite California runnersthe start of his decades long uest for championships Olympic glory and pursuit of the epic runIn the dusty hills above San Diego Bob Larsen became America's greatest running coach Starting with a ragtag group of high school cross country and track runners Larsen set out on a decades long uest to find the secret of running impossibly fast for longer distances than anyone thought possible Himself a former farm boy who fell into his track career by accident Larsen worked through coaching high school junior college and college coaxing talented runners away fromtraditional sports as the running craze was in its infancy in the 60s and 70s On the arid trails and windy roads of California Larsen relentlessly sought the secret sauce of speed and endurance that would catapult American running onto the national stage Running to the Edge is a riveting account of Larsen's journey and his uest to discover the unorthodox training secrets that would lead American runners elite and recreational to breakthroughs never imagined New York Times Deputy Sports Editor Matthew Futterman interweaves the dramatic stories of Larsen's runners with a fascinating discourse of the science behind human running as well as a personal running narrative that follows Futterman's own checkered love affair with the sport The result is a narrative that will speak to every runner a story of Larsen's triumphs from high school cross country meets to the founding of the cult favorite 70's running group the Jamul Toads from national championships to his long tenure as head coach at UCLA and from the secret training regimen of world champion athletes like Larsen's protégé American Meb Keflezighi to victories at the New York and Boston Marathons as well as the Olympics Running to the Edge is a pause resistera relentless crusade to run faster farther

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