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The Lola Papers Read The Lola Papers By Amy Marxkors Downloadingbooks.run Amy Marxkors The Lola Papers Are Amazingly Insightful And Thought Provoking John L Parker, Jr., Author Of Once A Runner And Again To CarthageA Simple Request For Training Advice Turned Into A Year Of High Intensity Coaching, Unexpected Adventure, Unlikely Friendships, And The Realization That Life, Like The Marathon, Isn T About The Finish Line Through The Journal Of Lola, A Nom De Plume Created To Embody The Spirit Of All Runners, Amy Marxkors Chronicles Her Journey Of Self Discovery As She Decides To Find Out Just How Good She Could Be If She Really Tried Humorous And Endearingly Candid, The Lola Papers Reveals The Universal Truths And Profound Humanity Hidden In The Miles, Showing That Sometimes The Greatest Gift In Life Is Getting Than What You Bargained For.Each Chapter In The Lola Papers Serves A Twofold Purpose On The Topmost Level, It Is The Direct Account Of A Specific Running Experience A Training Run, A Blown Workout, A Solitary Trail, Or A Grueling Race On A Deeper Level That Reaches Beyond Running And Into The Soul Of Humanity, Lola S Stories Are A Reflection Of The Struggles And Emotions Of Life, The Supreme Test Of Endurance Dedication Fatigue Failure Victory Monotony Adventure Sorrow Joy Redemption And The Unshakeable Determination To Keep On Going The Lola Papers Uses The Sport Of Distance Running As A Lens To Examine Self, Relationships, And The World Around Us.

[Read] ➲ The Lola Papers  ➮ Amy Marxkors – Justinfoline.us
  • Paperback
  • 256 pages
  • The Lola Papers
  • Amy Marxkors
  • English
  • 15 December 2018
  • 1891369962

    10 thoughts on “[Read] ➲ The Lola Papers ➮ Amy Marxkors – Justinfoline.us


  1. says:

    All About Running The tale of Amy s entry into competitive distance running is one for every runner The truth behind all the miles, the speed workouts The races and rituals All of it is broken down for endorphin junkies such as myself Quick read, recommend


  2. says:

    My entire life, I hated running In high school PE, I d cut across the track only to be caught and made to run two orextra laps which only made me hate it evenBut as I grew up and fitness becameandof a priority for me, I found myself admiring some serious runners that we were friends with My brother in law who also suggested I read this book then took up the sport and I went to root him on at his first Rock nRoll Marathon in St Louis I cried watching him come down My entire life, I hated running In high school PE, I d cut across the track only to be caught and made to run two orextra laps which only made me hate it evenBut as I grew up and fitness becameandof a priority for me, I found myself admiring some serious runners that we were friends with My brother in law who also suggested I read this book then took up the sport and I went to root him on at his first Rock nRoll Marathon in St Louis I cried watching him come down the final stretch and crossin...


  3. says:

    A nice summer read Funny and cute Perhaps geared a bitto the feminine side of folks I was a bit disappointed overall but I think it s mostly due to my preconceptions, based on some of the reviews I had read prior to buying it I have loads of books of all types on running in my library and I guess I was expecting a book that had a bitspecific running training racing information as well as the conventional memoir like details While it did have some technical info it was sp A nice summer read Funny and cute Perhaps geared a bitto the feminine side of folks I was a bit disappointed overall but I think it s mostly due to my preconceptions, based on some of the reviews I had read prior to buying it I have loads of books of all types on running in my library and I guess I was expecting a book that had a bitspecific running training racing information as well as the conventional memoir like details While it did have some technical info it was sparse and very general For example and possibly for good reasons the author gives no information about the actual racing running times that she is striving for achieving As anybody who runs or who lives with a runner can attest, w...


  4. says:

    For in running, as in life, you must be both self assured and daring, content with where you are yet always striving for something better You must have a destination in sight but not forget to enjoy the scenery along the way This is the story of the sweet and enigmatic Lola and her journey to becoming a serious runner and her relationship with Mr Speedypants, her unintentional coach and self proclaimed personification of awesomeness An unsung character in the book is the road, which provide For in running, as in life, you must be both self assured and daring, content with where you are yet always striving for something better You must have a destination in sight but not forget to enjoy the scenery along the way This is the story of the sweet and enigmatic Lola and her journey to becoming a serious runner and her relationship with Mr Speedypants, her unintentional coach and self proclaimed personification of awesomeness An unsung character in the book is the road, which provides an ever changing canvas for Lola s training, races, and daydreams The stories of Mr Speedypants and the discussions he and Lola engage in perfectly capture the playful, random banter of close friends that spend a lot of time tog...


  5. says:

    This may possibly be my new favorite book of all time It was just what I needed at the end of the school year and to get me pumped about running again I love Amy Marxkors, and it was so fortunate that I found this book while I was in Boston this past spring She is an incredible athelete and an evenimpressive writer Whether or not you are a runner, you will appreciate this book and take something away from it I loved it, and will probably read it again before I run my next marathon in This may possibly be my new favorite book of all time It was just what I needed at the end of the school year and to get me pumped about running again I love Amy Marxkors, and it was so fortunate that I found this book while I was in Boston this past spring She is an incredible athelete and an evenimpress...


  6. says:

    Whether you re a runner, a walker, or a wannabe runner, you should read this book Honestly, I probably wouldn t have heard about this because because I don t read a lot of memoir books but I ve been reading all that I can on running and stumbled upon this recommendation.The author is a former hockey player who became a runner when she asked someone for a few pointers The book is her account of a year of training with her new running coach Along the way, she shares the highs and lows of runnin Whether you re a runner, a walker, or a wannabe runner, you should read this book Honestly, I probably wouldn t have heard about this because because I don t read a lot of memoir books but I ve been reading all that I can on running and stumbled upon this recommendation.The author is a former hockey player who became a runner when she asked someone for a few pointers The book is her accoun...


  7. says:

    This is an autobiographical sketch of a few years in the life of an ordinary marathon runner She s engaged aexperienced runner at the local club, to help her train for some upcoming marathon She recounts her training cycle through her interactions with her coach and other members of their informal training group The thing is, it s really not that compelling Many of the anecdotes feel like a friend telling you the back story behind an inside joke that you re not in on It s nice that th This is an autobiographical sketch of a few years in the life of an ordinary marathon runner She s engaged aexperienced runner at the local club, to help her train for some upcoming marathon She recounts her training cycle through her interactions with her coach and other members of their informal training group The thing is, it s really not that compelling Many of the anecdotes feel like a friend telling you the back story behind an insid...


  8. says:

    I m sure this was probably editor input to make this book appealto women or non runners, but I think I would have found this book about 1000%interesting if the times were included I think all sports fans can relate to that, whether they are runners or not There was no plot other than improving the running times.which we are not privy to Without the times or any sort of storyline about her personal life, I found the book too long with too many trying too hard metaphors, and not I m sure this was probably editor input to make this book appealto women or non runners, but I think I would have found this book about 1000%interesting if the times were included I think all sports fans can relate to ...


  9. says:

    So often, the really prolific writers, write fiction, and the non fiction writers, don t paint a picture that I can visualize in my mind Amy Marxkors writes about her experiences with running and training in a way that puts me right there without all the heavy breathing and leg cramps I adored this book, and now, I think about it on the days I don t really feel like running and it inspires me to get up off the couch and put those miles in for the day I think I ve foundjoy in running a So often, the really prolific writers, write fiction, and the non fiction writers, don t paint a picture that I can visualize in my mind Amy Marxkors writes about ...


  10. says:

    The first half of the book isn t great She makes running feel like a breeze, and I don t know about you, but I minterested in the struggle But the second half picks up and is very good The one thing is she doesn t share any data So you never know about pacing, times, workout...

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