Eat and Run: My Unlikely Journey to Ultramarathon Greatness

Eat and Run: My Unlikely Journey to Ultramarathon Greatness

Scott Jurek, Steve Friedman


“In pursuing the psychological aspect of patience, Jurek uncovers an important secrets and techniques any runner can learn.”—Amby Burfoot, writer of The Runner’s consultant to the which means of Life

For approximately twenty years, Scott Jurek has been a dominant force—and darling—in the grueling and transforming into activity of ultrarunning. till lately he held the yank 24-hour list and he was once one of many elite runners profiled within the runaway bestseller Born to Run.

In Eat and Run, Jurek opens up approximately his existence and profession as a champion athlete with a plant-based vitamin and conjures up runners at each point. From his Midwestern adolescence searching, fishing, and cooking for his meat-and-potatoes kinfolk to his gradual transition to ultrarunning and veganism, Scott’s tale indicates the facility of an iron will and blows aside the stereotypes of what athletes should still devour to gasoline optimum functionality. choked with tales of festival in addition to technological know-how and sensible advice—including his personal recipes—Eat and Run will encourage readers and extend their foodstuff horizons.

“Jurek’s tale and ideas may still simply be ready to converse to and cheer on someone trying to dwell lifestyles as totally as possible.”—Denver Post

“A shockingly sincere, revealing, and encouraging memoir.”—Trail Runner

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