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Running The World By Nick Butter

Running The World by Nick Butter

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Running The World Summary

Running The World: My World-Record Breaking Adventure to Run a Marathon in Every Country on Earth by Nick Butter

'Superb - a great book to fuel your wanderlust.' Mark Beaumont

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In 2019, Nick Butter became the first man to run a marathon in every country on Earth. This is Nick's story of his world record-breaking adventure and the extraordinary people who joined him along the way.

On January 6th 2018, Nick Butter tied his laces and stepped out on to an icy pavement in Toronto, where he began to take the first steps of an epic journey that would see him run 196 marathons in every one of the world's 196 countries. Spending almost two years on the road and relying on the kindness of strangers to keep him moving, Nick's odyssey allowed him to travel slowly, on foot, immersing himself in the diverse cultures and customs of his host nations.

Running through capital cities and deserts, around islands and through spectacular landscapes, Nick dodges bullets in Guinea-Bissau, crosses battlefields in Syria, survives a wild dog attack in Tunisia and runs around an erupting volcano in Guatemala. Along the way, he is often joined by local supporters and fellow runners, curious children and bemused passers-by. Telling their stories alongside his own, Nick captures the unique spirit of each place he visits and forges a new relationship with the world around him.

Running the World captures Nick's journey as he sets three world records and covers over five thousand miles. As he recounts his adventures, he shares his unique perspective on our glorious planet, celebrates the diversity of human experience, and reflects on the overwhelming power of running.

Running The World Reviews

Superb - a great book to fuel your wanderlust. * Mark Beaumont *
Readers will find not only the bumps Butter encountered on the road, but the moments of serenity and insight he found along the way. * Daily Telegraph *

About Nick Butter

Nick Butter is an endurance runner, adventurer and motivational speaker. He lives in Bristol.

Additional information

GOR011343977
9781787631724
1787631729
Running The World: My World-Record Breaking Adventure to Run a Marathon in Every Country on Earth by Nick Butter
Used - Well Read
Paperback
Transworld Publishers Ltd
2020-11-12
464
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book. We do our best to provide good quality books for you to read, but there is no escaping the fact that it has been owned and read by someone else previously. Therefore it will show signs of wear and may be an ex library book

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