Dean Karnazes signs Run!: 26.2 Stories of Blisters and Bliss

EVENT:  Dean Karnazes signs copies of Run! 26.2 Stories of Blisters and Bliss during the inaugural launch of The North Face Endurance Challenge.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR:  Dean Karnazes was named by Time magazine as one of the Top 100 Most Influential People in the World.  He has appeared on 60 Minutes, The Late Show with David Letterman, and the TODAY show.  A New York Times Bestselling author, he has written for Reader’s Digest, Runner’s World and Men’s Health.  Dean lives with his wife and family in the San Francisco Bay Area.

ABOUT THE BOOK:  In his follow-up to the Bestselling Ultramarathon Man—which Sports Illustrated called “fascinating” and the New York Times said was “full of euphoric highs”—world-renowned ultramarathoner Dean Karnazes chronicles his unbelievable exploits and explorations in gripping detail.  Karnazes runs for days on end without rest, across some of the most exotic and inhospitable places on earth, including the Australian outback, Antarctica, and the Tenderloin District of San Francisco.  From the downright hilarious to the truly profound, the linked stories in Run! create an unforgettable tableau, providing readers with the ultimate escape and offering a rare glimpse into the mind-set and motivation of an extreme athlete.  Karnazes addresses the pain and perseverance and also charts his emotional state as he pushes the edges of human achievement.  The tales of the friendships he’s cultivated on his many adventures around the world warm the heart and are sure to captivate and inspire readers whether they run great distances, modest distances, or not at all. BOOKSIGNING LOCATION:  The Booksignings will take place at the Frank A. Theis Park (Formerly: William Volker Memorial Fountain Park) that is East of The Country Club Plaza, between E 47th Street (Emanual Cleaver II Boulevard) and Volker Boulevard and alongside Oak Street in the North Face & Rainy Day Books retail tent, near the Start & Finish Line. Rainy Day Books will be selling Dean's signed Hardcover Book Run!: 26.2 Stories of Blisters and Bliss for $27.25 Sales Tax Included BOOKSIGNING DATES & TIMES:
Friday, August 26, 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM:  Dean will be signing BooksSaturday, August 27, 1:30 PM to 2:45 PM:  Dean will be signing BooksSunday, August 28, 9:30 AM to 10:30 AM:  Dean will be signing Books

Event date: 
Friday, August 26, 2011 - 9:37pm to Sunday, August 28, 2011 - 9:37pm
Event address: 
Frank A. Theis Park (Formerly: William Volker Memorial Fountain Park)
Between E 47th Street (Emanual Cleaver II Boulevard) and Volker Boulevard, alongside Oak Street
64112 Kansas City
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Run!: 26.2 Stories of Blisters and Bliss Cover Image
$24.99
ISBN: 9781605292793
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Published: Rodale Books - March 1st, 2011

In his follow-up to the Bestselling Ultramarathon Man which Sports Illustrated called “fascinating” and The New York Times said was “full of euphoric highs” world-renowned ultramarathoner Dean Karnazes chronicles his unbelievable exploits and explorations in gripping detail.  Karnazes runs for days on end without rest, across some of the most exotic and inhospitable places on earth, including the Australian outback, Antarctica, and the Tenderloin District of San Francisco.  From the downright hilarious to the truly profound, the linked stories in Run! create an unforgettable tableau, providing readers with the ultimate escape and offering a rare glimpse into the mind-set and motivation of an extreme athlete.  Karnazes addresses the pain and perseverance and also charts his emotional state as he pushes the edges of human achievement.  The tales of the friendships he’s cultivated on his many adventures around the world warm the heart and are sure to captivate and inspire readers whether they run great distances, modest distances, or not at all.


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