An in-depth, illustrated study of the Chicago Marathon looks at every aspect of the annual event, drawing on interviews with the athletes, organizers, sponsors, support staff, and volunteers to reveal how the various elements of the race reflect the politics, people, and urban culture of Chicago. Simultaneous.In short, McKenzie, like most runners, has job obligations and a life outside competitionaall of these factors limit the time and thus the mileage he can devote to training. ... McKenzie believes that marathon running is healthy and thinks that it only becomes harmful if an individual tries to do ... McKenzie said he took off far too fast in his first couple of marathons. professionals and exceptional amateurs 179.
|Title||:||The Chicago Marathon|
|Publisher||:||University of Illinois Press - 2006|