Marathon Man

Marathon Man

My 26.2-mile Journey From Unknown Grad Student to the Top of the Running World

Book - 2013
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Within a span of two hours and nine minutes, Bill Rodgers went from obscurity to legend, from Bill Rodgers to "Boston Billy." In doing so, he instantly became the people's champ and the poster boy for the soulful 1970s distance runner. Having won the Boston Marathon and New York Marathon four times each, he remains the only marathoner to have appeared on the cover of Sports Illustrated twice. Winning the Holy Grail of marathons in an unthinkable record time changed Bill's life forever. Amazon.com, viewed May 1, 2013.
Publisher: New York : Thomas Dunne Books, an imprint of St. Martin's Press, [2013]
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9781250016980
1250016983
Characteristics: viii, 322 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm

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Jun 12, 2013

A great book which could also appeal to non-runners stemming from Bill Rodgers' ascent from slacker grad student to world class marathon runner.

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