The Reasons I Run

one runner's journey

by Dennis Gravitt

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Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 5/22/2012

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 5.5x8.5
Page Count : 248
ISBN : 9781452549477
Format : Hardcover
Dimensions : 5.5x8.5
Page Count : 248
ISBN : 9781452549460
Format : E-Book
Dimensions : N/A
Page Count : 248
ISBN : 9781452549484

About the Book

The Reasons I Run is a can-do story which offers the reader a rare glimpse inside the mind of a competitive runner. Dennis Gravitt was an average athlete whose internal drive compelled him to press the boundaries of his physical limitations. As the story unfolds, Dennis transforms himself from a middle-of-the-pack athlete into a competitive runner. He would eventually enjoy a career spanning 28 years. This is a memoir which chronicles his journey, both inner and outer, with all of its ups and downs—the victories and the disappointments. Dennis also shares the lessons learned, candidly examines some of running’s modern paradigms, and challenges others to step beyond the constraints of their own comfort zones.
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About the Author

The author lives in a southern suburb of Chicago, with his wife and family. By day, he is a Financial Planner, channeling his running philosophy into a coaching model that empowers others to achieve their financial goals. At night, he dreams about running.