The Resource The rise of the ultra runners : a journey to the edge of human endurance, Adharanand Finn

The rise of the ultra runners : a journey to the edge of human endurance, Adharanand Finn

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The rise of the ultra runners : a journey to the edge of human endurance
Title
The rise of the ultra runners
Title remainder
a journey to the edge of human endurance
Statement of responsibility
Adharanand Finn
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Author
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Language
eng
Summary
Marathons are no longer enough. Pain is to be relished, not avoided. Hallucinations are normal. Ultra running defies conventional logic. Yet this most brutal and challenging sport is now one of the fastest-growing in the world. Why is this? Is it an antidote to modern life, or a symptom of a modern illness? Adharanand Finn travelled to the heart of the sport to find out - and to see if he could become an ultra runner himself. His journey took him from the deserts of Oman to the snow-capped peaks of the Rockies, and on to his ultimate goal, the 105-mile Ultra-Trail du Mont-Blanc. The Rise of the Ultra Runners is the electrifying, inspirational account of what he learned along the way. Through encounters with the sport's many colourful characters and his experiences of its soaring highs and crushing lows, Finn offers an unforgettable insight into what can be found at the boundaries of human endeavour
Biography type
contains biographical information
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Finn, Adharanand
Dewey number
796.425
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Ultra running
  • Long-distance running
  • Long-distance runners
  • Running
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The rise of the ultra runners : a journey to the edge of human endurance, Adharanand Finn
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volume
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rdacarrier.
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text
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rdacontent.
Dimensions
22 cm.
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x, 369 pages
Isbn
9781783351329
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(pbk.)
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unmediated
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rdamedia.
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  • n
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regular print
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The rise of the ultra runners : a journey to the edge of human endurance, Adharanand Finn
Publication
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volume
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  • nc
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rdacarrier.
Content category
text
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  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
x, 369 pages
Isbn
9781783351329
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Specific material designation
regular print

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