Dean Karnazes





Dean Karnazes

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August 23, 1962

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Dean Karnazes (b. Constantine Karnazes) is an American ultramarathon runner and author.


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Every runner’s had a weird animal experience, but the cork comes off for this one. Allow me to describe. Fall is harvest time in the Napa Valley and the roads are littered with smashed grapes. Bizarrely, at midnight, they’re also … Continue reading →
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Average rating: 3.86 · 10,555 ratings · 1,302 reviews · 9 distinct works · Similar authors
Ultramarathon Man: Confessi...
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50/50: Secrets I Learned Ru...
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Run! 26.2 Stories of Bliste...
3.81 of 5 stars 3.81 avg rating — 1,218 ratings — published 2011 — 9 editions
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50 Marathons 50 Days
3.67 of 5 stars 3.67 avg rating — 3 ratings — published 2008
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The First Marathon: The Epi...
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The Legend of Marathon: Ret...
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“Run when you can, walk if you have to, crawl if you must; just never give up.”
Dean Karnazes

“Struggling and suffering are the essence of a life worth living. If you're not pushing yourself beyond the comfort zone, if you're not demanding more from yourself - expanding and learning as you go - you're choosing a numb existence. You're denying yourself an extraordinary trip.”
Dean Karnazes, Ultramarathon Man: Confessions of an All-Night Runner

“I run because if I didn’t, I’d be sluggish and glum and spend too much time on the couch. I run to breathe the fresh air. I run to explore. I run to escape the ordinary. I run…to savor the trip along the way. Life becomes a little more vibrant, a little more intense. I like that.”
Dean Karnazes, Ultramarathon Man: Confessions of an All-Night Runner

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