The Complete History Of Cross-Country Running (eBook)
From The Nineteenth Century To The Present Day
de Andrew Boyd Hutchinson
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InThe Complete History of Cross-Country Running, author Andrew Boyd Hutchinson captures the full history of cross-country running, from the early 1800s to the present day, on both a national and international scale. It includes chronicles of legendary teams, inspirational tales of achievement, controversies, and interviews with recordbreaking runners past and present.From Walter George and Alfred Shrubb to Steve Prefontaine, Bill Rogers, and Galen Ruppand everyone in betweenHutchinson uncovers all angles, via training logs, discussions with coaches, and the review of newspaper archives for race results and forgotten storylines. He offers commentary from Olympians such as David Torrence and Shannon Rowbury, amongst others. Along the way, the book addresses the following topics:How cross country began in EnglandHow the sport found its way to American colleges and universitiesThe birth of the International Cross-Country ChampionshipsAll the close events, including the 2012 race between Molly Huddle and Sara Hall at the US National Cross-Country ChampionshipAnd so much more!