The Runner's Bucket List
The Runner's Bucket List

The Runner's Bucket List

200 Races to Run Before You Die
By Denise Malan

SPORTS & RECREATION

336 Pages, 5.5 x 8.5

Formats: Trade Paper, PDF, Mobipocket, EPUB

Trade Paper, $16.95 (US $16.95) (CA $18.95)

ISBN 9781600788383

Rights: WOR

Triumph Books (Apr 2014)

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Overview

Have you ever thought about running a 5K naked or getting the all-time biggest marathon finisher's medal? How about running five miles while eating a dozen donuts or chugging down a few beers? Or maybe you'd prefer running a half marathon in paradise or a 5K dressed as a gorilla? Whatever your dreams, runner and traveler Denise Malan has written the perfect book for everybody who is searching for America's greatest—and craziest—running adventures: the races that all enthusiasts should seriously consider running before they die. She gives the inside scoop on 200 truly unique races around the United States, covering distances from one mile to ultramarathon.

Author Biography

Denise Malan is an avid runner who has worked as a reporter. She wrote a running and fitness column for the Caller-Times that was voted by readers as the newspaper’s favorite column. She lives in Corpus Christi, Texas.

Media

The Runner's Bucket List was positively reviewed by Fit City - the fitness blog for the Austin American-Statesman.
The Runner's Bucket List was excerpted and featured in a photo gallery on The Huffington Post.
The Runner's Bucket List was mentioned on March 13, 2014 on the website for The Buffalo News.
The Runner's Bucket List  was reviewed on April 7, 2014 in the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette.
The Runner's Bucket List was positively reviewed in the July 2014 issue of Austin Fit Magazine: "From running a race naked to dressing up in a gorilla costume—here’s looking at you, Austin Gorilla Run—runner and traveler Denise Malan has compiled a list of some of the greatest, craziest, most unique and memorable races you can find in America. All you have to do to earn bragging rights is sign up and run." 

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The Runner’s Bucket List:

200 Races to Run Before You Die

By Denise Malan


From Bare Buns to Flying Pigs and Everything in Between


Have you ever thought about running a 5K naked or finishing a marathon at the 50-yard line of an NFL stadium?  How about running five miles while eating a dozen donuts or chugging down a few beers?  Or maybe you’d prefer running a race while being chased by zombies or dressed up as a gorilla?

 

The Runner’s Bucket List: 200 Races to Run Before You Die (Triumph Books, April 2014) by avid runner and journalist Denise Malan is the perfect book for runners at all levels who are searching for the world’s greatest—and most unique—running adventures, the races that all enthusiasts should seriously consider participating in before they hang up their shoes.  Included among the 200 one-of-a-kind races:

 

  • The Midnight Sun Run in Fairbanks, Alaska, celebrating the summer solstice and 24-hour sunshine with a race in the daylight during the middle of the night
  • The Children’s TLC Groundhog Run in Kansas City, an indoor 5K/10K in the SubTropolis - the world’s largest underground business complex
  • The Fat Ass 5K, which includes stops for beer, ice cream, doughnuts and corn dogs throughout this Springfield, Illinois trek
  • The Berserkr Games in Ricardo, Texas, which feature a helicopter-drop start, 44 obstacles per loop, and muddy and sandy terrain

 

Whatever your dreams, The Runner’s Bucket List is the perfect book for everybody who is searching for America’s greatest—and craziest—running adventures.  So grab your race packet and take that first step!

 

About the Author:

Denise Malan is a devoted runner who has worked as a reporter editor, and fitness columnist at newspapers in Arkansas and Texas. She wrote a running and fitness column for the Caller-Times that was voted by readers as the newspaper’s favorite column. She lives in Kansas City, Missouri, where she works for a nonprofit organization supporting investigative journalists.

 

Contact: Josh Williams - Triumph Books - 312.568.5404 - j.williams@triumphbooks.com

 

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