Ultra Running with Scott Jurek


Author Whiting, Jim
Binding Library Bound
Copyright 2007
Dewey Number 796.4209
Dimensions 6.5 x 9.25
Interest Level Intermediate
Reading Level 3.5
Series Extreme Sports
Series ISBN 9781584155249
Pages 32
Subject Biography & Autobiography , General, Juvenile Nonfiction

Ultra Running with Scott Jurek

Scott Jurek likes to run. And run. And run. In fact, the longer he runs, the more Scott enjoys himself.

He is one of the best ultramarathon runner s in the United States. An ultramarathon is a race longer than a 26.2-mile marathon. Many ultramarathons are 100 miles or even longer.

When he was growing up, Scott didnt like running. He preferred baseball, basketball, soccer, and especially cross-country skiing. Then a friend invited him to run a 50-mile race. Scott finished second. He realized he had a lot of ability. Soon he began winning races.

Scott is very busy. He works as a physical therapist. He conducts running camps. He coaches other runners. He travels a lot. And of course he continues to run ultramarathons. He is always seeking new extreme challenges.

  • ISBN: 9781584154846

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