The 26.2 Most Important Reasons Why Women Run
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In Mile Markers, Runner’s World contributing editor Kristin Armstrong captures the ineffable and timeless beauty of running, the importance of nurturing relationships with those we love, and the significance of reflecting on our experiences. This book considers the most important reasons women run, celebrating the inspiring passion runners have for their sport and illustrating how running fosters a vitally powerful community.
With unique wit, refreshing candor, and disarming vulnerability, Armstrong shares her conviction that running is the perfect parallel for marking the milestones of life. From describing a hard-fought race with her tightly-knit group of sweat sisters to watching her children participate in the sport for the very first time, Armstrong infuses her experiences with a perspective of hope that every moment is a chance to become a stronger, wiser, more peaceful woman. Running threads these touching stories together, and through each of them we are shown the universal undercurrents of inspiration, growth, grace, family, empowerment, and endurance.
A must read for any runner
This was an amazing book. One of the best books I've ever read. Her words and stories spoke to me on a personal level. I laughed out loud, cried and most of all can't wait to go for my next run! Great job Kristin Armstrong!
As a beginning runner, I found this book very inspirational and many of the ideas resonated with me, not just as a runner but as a woman, a mother, and a wife. It was a pleasure to read.