The wonderful and terrible reasons i run
The Terrible and Wonderful Reasons Why I Run Long Distances by Matthew Inman
All runners wonder, at some point or another, why we do what we do. Mr. Inmans explanation is the best Ive ever seen. And the funniest. Because he is clinically insane.
-Mark Remy, editor at large, Runners World, author of The Runners Rule Book
He runs. He sweats. He heaves. He hates it. He loves it. He runs so hard his toenails fall off. He asks himself, why? Why do I do this? Here, gorgeously, bravely, hilariously, is Matts deeply honest answer.
-Robert Krulwich, NPR
Finally! A voice that sings with the Blerches of angels!
-Christopher McDougall, author of Born to Run
This is not just a book about running. Its a book about cupcakes. Its a book about suffering.
Its a book about gluttony, vanity, bliss, electrical storms, ranch dressing, and Godzilla. Its a book about all the terrible and wonderful reasons we wake up each day and propel our bodies through rain, shine, heaven, and hell.
From #1 New York Times best-selling author, Matthew Inman, AKA The Oatmeal, comes this hilarious, beautiful, poignant collection of comics and stories about running, eating, and one cartoonists reasons for jogging across mountains until his toenails fall off.
Containing over 70 pages of never-before-seen material, including A Lazy Cartoonists Guide to Becoming a Runner and The Blerchs Guide to Dieting, this book also comes with Blerch race stickers.
The Terrible and Wonderful Reasons Why I Run Long Distances - a new book by The Oatmeal
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Search the history of over billion web pages on the Internet. It began with short little Jogs, and then I moved on to 5ks, loks, half marathons, full marathons, triathlons, and eventually ultra marathons. In M I ran my first ultra, and it was a 50 mile mountain run with a total elevation change of 17, feet. My toenails fell off, I lost seven pounds in a day, and it took eleven hours. For me, running has always been a meditative act when I run, I think.
From Eisner-Award winner and #1 New York Times best-selling author, Matthew Inman, AKA “The Oatmeal,” comes this hilarious, beautiful, poignant collection.
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Log in. Inman's explanation is the best I've ever seen. And the funniest. Because he is clinically insane. He sweats. He heaves.