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Why I Run

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Published January 1st 2011 by Great River Media, Inc
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As a Canadian and a runner, I found this book inspiring, entertaining and informative. It's a quick read consisting of about 70 short essays on a wide range of running topics.

There is definitely a Canadian flavour to it. Some of the stories are about running in the cold Canadian winter, Terry Fox, Around the Bay, and The Ottawa Marathon. But any runner no matter where they are from can relate to this book.

Sutcliffe is the founder of irun magazine and the chapters of his book read like magazine
Andrea Robinson
I enjoyed this book. Funny quips about runners that only runners could appreciate.
What a great read! As a newbie runner I found all the chapters and anecdotes truly inspirational. What was also fantastic was the author was someone from our city so it was fantastic to read about his journey through running locally with local landmarks and races.
Fantastic, Inspirational, Motivational and Uplifting.
Selina Young
I loved this book. I think it would appeal to all runners - whether you are running a 5K for the first time or have run 50+ marathons. Each chapter offers a great glimpse into an aspect of running.
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Mark is the author of Why I Run: The remarkable journey of the ordinary runner, Canada's Magnificent Marathon and Big Joe and the Return of Football. A runner since 1998, he ran his first half-marathon in 2003 and his first marathon in 2004. He has completed over 20 marathons and has raised more than $100,000 for local and national charities through running and other fundraising efforts.

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