Run to Overcome: The Inspiring Story of an American Champion's Long-Distance Quest to Achieve a Big DreamDick Patrick, Joan Benoit Samuelson, Meb Keflezighi
When Meb Keflezighi won the New York City Marathon in 2009-the first American to do so in 27 years-some critics questioned whether the Eritrean-born runner was "really" an American despite his citizenship status and representing the USA on two Olympic and several World Champ... Read More
Then it all came crashing down. Meb, a favorite for the Beijing Olympics, fractured his pelvis during the trials and was left literally crawling. His close friend and fellow marathoner suffered a cardiac arrest at the trials and died that same day. Devastated, Meb was about to learn whether his faith in God, the values his parents had taught him, and his belief that he was born to run were enough to see him through.
"Run to Overcome" tells the inspirational story of a man who discovered the real meaning of victory, and who embodies the American spirit of overcoming the odds.
- Product type: Book
- Format: Book
- Release Date: Oct 15, 2010
- UPC: 9781414339573
- Height: 0.91
- Width: 6.35
- Length: 9.02
- BISAC: "BIO016000 , BIO018000 , SPO035000"