by Davy Kestens in News

Win 20 copies of the best novel ever written about running! (closed)

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A few weeks ago, we received an email from Tyler at Simon & Schuster. He wanted to supply us with some copies of the New York Times Bestseller “ONCE A RUNNER” to give away to our readers! Naturally, we were thrilled and eager to launch this give-away!

About the book

ONCE A RUNNER is a rare, insider’s glimpse at the incredibly intense lives of elite distance runners, told by an author who actually lived and trained with gold medalists and world record holders. It is the story of Quenton Cassidy, a collegiate runner at (the fictional) Southeastern University.

Cassidy is a well-rounded distance runner who specializes in the mile.  After writing a petition for the college’s football team protesting a dress and conduct code, Cassidy is suspended from the university and prohibited from competing in the annual track meet.  He gives up his scholarship, girlfriend, and – potentially – his future to withdraw to a monastic retreat in the countryside and begin training under the coaching of gold medalist Olympian Bruce Denton.

Cassidy’s plan?  To compete – in disguise – at the Southeastern Relays against the best miler in the world.

How to win a copy?

We will be giving away 20 copies of the book and there are 2 different ways to win such a copy!

Tweet: 10 books will be sent to random twitter users who tweet the following message:

“@RunAddicts is giving away 20 FREE copies of the paperback: ONCE A RUNNER – check it out:”

Comment: The remaining books will be given to the best commenters of this blog post, answering one (or more) of following questions:

  • What do you love about running?
  • What is your marathon-story?
  • What is the best advice you ever received about running?

Extra information

Check out the book’s official page at Simon & Schuster: ONCE A RUNNER

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