Running with Champions: A Midlife Journey on the Iditarod Trail

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Running with Champions: A Midlife Journey on the Iditarod Trail

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An inspiring book about dedication, the love of dogs, and the physical endurance and mental toughness needed to run the Iditarod sled dog race -- from a female perspective. Lisa Frederic didn't set out to run the Iditarod. She just fell in love with the event and wanted to help. She ended up working as a volunteer for the Trail Committee at various checkpoints. Then she helped Iditarod champion Jeff King train his puppies. She had never mushed before. She was a rookie, but a rookie with heart and drive. She started out with short races and eventually raced the 1,049 miles from Anchorage to Nome in the Iditarod. Her story speaks to everyone who has ever followed a dream and found that the dream realized is even bigger than the imagined one.

ISBN: 9780882406169

ISBN-10: 9780882406169

Publisher: Alaska Northwest Books

Publication Date: 04/01/2006 - 12:00am

On Sale: 04/01/2006 - 12:00am

Pages: 224

Language: English

Categories

Sports

Personal Memoirs

Animal Sports - Dog Racing