By Trevor Spencer on April 30, 2019 in https://media.blubrry.com/marathon/p/content.blubrry.com/marathon/MTA-Episode-282.mp3In this podcast episode we speak with Martin Dugard author of the book To Be A Runner -How Racing Up Mountains, Running with the Bulls, or Just Taking On a 5-K Makes You a Better Person (and the World a Better Place).
Interview with Martin Dugard Martin Dugard is the author of the memoir To Be A Runner, a series of essays which takes the reader around the world as he recounts his personal journey through the world of distance running.
He has written books on famous explorers like David Livingston, Christopher Columbus, and Captain James Cook, and his writing has appeared in Esquire, Outside, Sports Illustrated, and GQ.
He is also a NYT Best Selling author and co-author with Bill O’Riley of the Killing Series, which has sold over 15 million books.
He lives in Orange County, CA and coaches a local high school cross-country team.
Coal City Marathon
The Enugu Half Marathon will be a half marathon distance race in Nigeria and will feature athletes from all over the country. Based on early feedback and engagement for the event, it's expected to grow to be one of the largest events in the country within 1-2 years! The inaugural marathon is expected to attract more than 2,500 conditioned athletes, runners and walkers as well as 5,000 spectators from around the country.