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Running Cultures

Racing in Time and Space (Sport in the Global Society, 53)

by John Bale

  • 278 Want to read
  • 16 Currently reading

Published by Frank Cass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Track & field sports, athletics,
  • Sports,
  • Sports & Recreation,
  • Running & Jogging,
  • Track & Field,
  • Sports & Recreation / Running & Jogging,
  • Social aspects,
  • Running

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages213
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7800578M
    ISBN 10071465535X
    ISBN 109780714655352

      Olympic hopeful Becky Wade traveled to nine countries to explore their running cultures and communities. Comparing the training approaches, miles logged, and unique habits of runners around the world, Wade investigates the similarities and differences between the paths of some of the world’s best runners on this unique global tour of a. the TrustYou culture book! Our company has come a long way, from a small idea making the travel experience better to a company with more than employees. We have become the global leader for guest feedback insights within eight short years and we have big plans to grow it further. was an exceptionally exciting year for our company. We.

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    Three running cultures you should know - With many nations becoming modernized as the world gets smaller, there are few remaining places on Earth where running is still a way of life, essential to survival, not thought of as fitness or a way to relieve stress. Cultures in which running is life, deeply ingrained in the minds and hearts of natives. Generalizing on world cultures is impossible because of the wide range of ethnic, religious and cultural differences even within the limits of a country. Of course, none of the ethnic cultures can exist in isolation and is likely to co-exist with others, at least in the purely physical aspect of two or more neighboring cultures.


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Running may be a common goal for each of them, but the way they execute it and fit it into their own unique culture really is a fascinating eye opener. A must read book to help inspire your own running/5(63).

Running Cultures book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Running is one of the world's most widely practiced sports and recreation /5. Running Cultures provides new ways of seeing a familiar sporting phenomenon.

it will appeal to both students and researchers with an interest in running in particular, and sport and leisure cultures more by: Becky tells about her globetrotting year in search of training wisdom from other running cultures around the world, often meeting local running stars and heroes along the way.

I found the chapters in Switzerland, Ethiopia and Tokyo the most fascinating, and I love that she includes recipes from each country at the end of each chapter/5. Intern or Train in the U.S. Experience American culture and add international skills to your resume. Career Training USA is a cultural exchange program that enables current university students and young professionals from all over the world to pursue internships in the U.S.

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John Bale brings the sport into the realm of the humanities by drawing on sources including literature, poetry, film, art and sculpture as well as statistics and training manuals to highlight the tensions, ambiguities and. From elite marathoner and Olympic hopeful Becky Wade comes the story of her year-long exploration of diverse global running communities from England to Ethiopia—9 countries, 72 host families, and over 3, miles of running—investigating unique cultural approaches to the sport and revealing the secrets to the success of runners all over the world.

In Run the World, Becky takes the reader along on her brave journey, providing an intimate glimpse into running cultures around the world. Deena Kastor. Every so often a book comes along that becomes a cult classic for competitive runners but also has 5/5(1).

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John Bale brings the sport into the realm of the humanities by drawing on sources including literature, poetry, film, art and sculpture as well as statistics and. Zappos culture is holding the door open for someone, helping out on the phones during the holidays, employees embracing the downtown move, wearing a costume on a Wednesday for the hell of it, wrapping an entire team’s desks in plastic wrap, having a meeting in a bedazzled spaceship, calling your coworkers family, taking a Science of Happiness class and then.

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