The Long Run by Catriona Menzies-Pike

The Long Run

byCatriona Menzies-Pike

Kobo ebook | March 1, 2016

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No one ever expected Catriona Menzies- Pike to run a marathon. She hated running, and was a hopeless athlete. When she was twenty her parents died suddenly ? and for a decade she was stuck. She started running on a whim, and finally her grief started to move too. Until very recently, it was frowned upon for women to run long distances. Running was deemed unladylike ? and probably dangerous. How did women?s running go from being suspect to wildly popular? How does a high school klutz become a marathon runner? This fascinating book combines memoir and cultural history to explore the rich and contradictory topic of women and running.

Title:The Long RunFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:March 1, 2016Publisher:Affirm PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1925475182

ISBN - 13:9781925475180

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