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Run! 26.2 stories of blisters and bliss by Dean Karnazes

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Is Dean Karnazes the fittest man in the world? An internationally-recognised endurance athlete, Karnazes' phenomenal muscles never tire: he can run for three days and nights without stopping.

In Run, Karnazes shares many fascinating adventures he encountered while running insane distances. He also offers insights into his life as an ultra-marathoner, campaigner, entrepreneur, husband and father. Look out for nuggets like his 48 hour treadmill run, and how he gets by on 4 hours sleep most nights!

Author: Dean Karnazes
Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2011

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