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26%OFFAdharanand Finn - The Way of the Runner: A Journey into the Fabled World of Japanese Running - 9780571303175 - V9780571303175
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The Way of the Runner: A Journey into the Fabled World of Japanese Running

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Description for The Way of the Runner: A Journey into the Fabled World of Japanese Running Paperback. The author moved to Japan to discover more about this unique running culture and what it might teach us about the sport and about Japan. In this book he reveals, what he learned - about competition, about team work, about beating your personal bests, about form and about himself. Num Pages: 352 pages. BIC Classification: 1FPJ; WSKC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 130 x 198 x 23. Weight in Grams: 278.
Welcome to Japan, the most running-obsessed nation on earth, where: a long-distance relay race is the country's biggest annual sporting event; companies sponsor their own running teams, paying the athletes like employees; and marathon monks run a thousand marathons in a thousand days to reach spiritual enlightenment. Adharanand Finn - award-winning author of Running with the Kenyans - moved to Japan to discover more about this unique running culture and what it might teach us about the sport and about Japan. As an amateur runner about to turn forty, he also hoped find out ... Read more

Product Details

Publisher
Faber & Faber
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
Number of Pages
352
Place of Publication
London, United Kingdom
ISBN
9780571303175
SKU
V9780571303175
Shipping Time
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Ref
99-10

About Adharanand Finn
Adharanand Finn is the author of Running with the Kenyans, which was the Sunday Times Sports Book of the Year, won Best New Writer at the British Sports Book Awards, and shortlisted for the William Hill Sports Book Award. He is an editor at the Guardian and a freelance journalist. He is also a former junior cross-country runner and now ... Read more

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