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The Death of Jim Fixx
by Hal Higdon
On July 20, 1984, only a few days before the start of the Games of the XXIII Olympiad, James Fuller Fixx, author of The Complete Book of Running went for a run over his familiar workout distance: 10 miles. Fixx’s book had been a huge best-seller, selling more than a million hard-cover copies, arguably creating the first running boom. If Fixx did not create the boom with ...more
Kindle Edition, 28 pages
Published August 9th 2012 by Roadrunner Press
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Hal Higdon is an American writer and runner. He has contributed to Runner's World magazine longer than any other writer. He is the author of 34 books, including the best-selling Marathon: The Ultimate Training Guide. He has worked as a freelance writer since 1959, and has written a variety of subjects including a children's book that was made into an animated feature. He ran eight times in the Uni ...moreMore about Hal Higdon...