101 inspirational stories of Energy, Endurance and Endorphins ~ Runners.
I am not a runner. I’m not even a jogger. You might find me walking at a brisk pace on occasion, but even then, I’d never be confused with an ultramarathoner. Amazingly enough, I was still inspired by the stories within Chicken Soup for the Soul: Runners.
The 101 stories inside its pages tell the stories of perseverance, commitment and strength. Those that have fallen, and gotten back up, and those that never thought they’d cross a finish line of a 50 yard dash, no less a 20 mile marathon, that did.
What you’ll notice when reading these short snippets of truth, is not that they are really about running at all, but that they are about the core of what makes them a runner. The determination to get up each day, and train to go just that much farther, or that much faster. It’s aim is to help people, whether they are runners or not, to set that elusive goal and then go for it and make it happen.
Of course I’m sure the stories resonate more with those who actually do move a bit faster than I do, but nonetheless if you’re Chicken Soup for the Soul fan, this is another good one to add to your collection.
If you have a track star in your family, an aspiring cross country athlete, or a casual jogger, this would make a fantastic gift to help spur them on for just one more mile.
Three readers will get a copy of Chicken Soup for the Soul: Runners.
To enter the giveaway let me know if you’re a ‘runner’ or not. You can enter daily.
For extra entries you can:
- Go to the Chicken Soup for the soul website and tell me another book you would like to read. 1 extra entry.
- Follow me on Twitter and Tweet about this giveaway. 1 extra entry daily
For four more entries you can:
- Become a Public Follower of my new blog Play That Now (2 extra entries)
- Subscribe to the e-mail feed of my new blog Play That Now (2 extra entries)
Open to US & Canadian Residents ages 18+. Ends September 8, 2010 at 11:59 PM CST. Winner will be notified by email and have 48 hours to respond or a new winner will be chosen. By entering this giveaway you are stating that you have read my **Privacy/Rules statements and agree to them.
Disclosure of Material Connection: I received the products mentioned above as part of a blog campaign by Chicken Soup for the Soul. I was not required to write a positive review. The opinions I have expressed are my own and this product may not have the same results for all people, please do additional research of your own when purchasing products mentioned in reviews.
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