The Resource Reborn on the run : my journey from addiction to ultramarathons, Catra Corbett with Dan England

Reborn on the run : my journey from addiction to ultramarathons, Catra Corbett with Dan England

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Reborn on the run : my journey from addiction to ultramarathons
Title
Reborn on the run
Title remainder
my journey from addiction to ultramarathons
Statement of responsibility
Catra Corbett with Dan England
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Language
eng
Summary
Aside from her rock star looks, Catra Corbett is a standout in the running world on her accomplishments alone. Catra is the first American woman to run over one hundred miles or more on more than one hundred occasions and the first to run one hundred and two hundred miles in the Ohlone Wilderness, and she holds the fastest known double time for the 425-miles long John Muir Trail, completing it in twelve days, four hours, and fifty-seven minutes. And, unbelievably, she's also a former meth addict. After two years of addiction, Catra is busted while selling, and a night in jail is enough to set her straight. She gives up drugs and moves back home with her mother, abandoning her friends, her boyfriend, and the lifestyle that she came to depend on. Her only clean friend pushes her to train for a 10K with him, and surprisingly, she likes it-and decides to run her first marathon after that. In Reborn on the Run, the reader keeps pace with Catra as she runs through difficult terrain and extreme weather, is stalked by animals in the wilderness, and nearly dies on a training run but continues on, smashing running records and becoming one of the world's best ultrarunners. Along the way she attempts suicide, loses loved ones, falls in love, has her heartbroken, meets lifelong friends including her running partner and dachshund TruMan, and finally faces the past that led to her addiction
Biography type
contains biographical information
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Corbett, Catra
Dewey number
796.42092
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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England, Dan
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  • Corbett, Catra
  • Ultra running
  • Women long distance runners
  • Ex-drug addicts
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Reborn on the run : my journey from addiction to ultramarathons, Catra Corbett with Dan England
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volume
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rdacarrier.
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  • text
  • still image
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  • txt
  • sti
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  • rdacontent.
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Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
216 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781510729025
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(hbk.)
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unmediated
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rdamedia.
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  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
Reborn on the run : my journey from addiction to ultramarathons, Catra Corbett with Dan England
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
216 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781510729025
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
regular print

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