Running Hard: The Story of a Rivalry

Steve Chilton

Format: Paperback / softback

Publisher: Sandstone Press Ltd

Published: 19-10-2017

£9.99

For one brilliant season in 1983 the sport of fell running was dominated by the two huge talents of John Wild and Kenny Stuart. Running Hard is the story of that season.

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SKU: 9781910985946

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Description

The story of two very different athlete’s lives (Kenny Stuart and John Wild [RAF] up till 1983 (biogs), followed by an in-depth analysis of the 1983 Fell Championships season. It tells of how an international steeplechaser from the Midlands moved to the fells to go head-to-head with a Cumbrian fell runner who later became a 2-11 marathon runner. The Championship in 1983 was much tougher than it is now. After 15 races the title was decided by just 20 seconds at the final race. Then it covers what happened next with the two athletes, and what they are doing now.

Additional information

Weight 0.309 kg
Dimensions 22 × 130 × 195 mm
Page Count 320