Juggernauts The Making of a Runner and a Team in the First American Running Boom

ISBN-10: 1432733397
ISBN-13: 9781432733391
Authors: Steve Adkisson
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Destined to be a cult classic. As the first running boom was sprouting in the early 1970's, a group of Kentucky teenagers were brought together by a young coach who was ahead of his time. Cross country was regarded as a sport for the slightly odd and unathletic, a means of "getting an easy varsity letter." Among this group of runners was a particularly odd (though strangely athletic) teenager who was taken in by the joy of running over the grass, hills, and mud of cross country courses. The coach and seasonally growing team rose to dominance of Kentucky cross country in the span of four short years. Along the way, they "learned the lessons every runner has to learn, mostly the hard way,…    
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Binding: Paperback Publisher: Outskirts Press, Incorporated Number of pages: 300 Dimensions: 5.50" wide x 8.25" long x 0.75" tall Weight: 0.836 lbs. Language: English