Paul Christman The Purple Runner

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The Purple Runner

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Known as one of the "top 10" fictional running books, including The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner, The Olympian, and Once a Runner, The Purple Runner now appears in its second edition printing. Originally published in 1983, The Purple Runner concentrates upon two stories evolving in London, one about a New Zealand marathoner looking to break her cycle of mediocre clockings in marathon running, and the other surrounding a mysterious world-class runner with a disfigured face. His return to competition finally occurs in spectacular fashion when both runners compete in the London Marathon. The Purple Runner is a must-read for any runner, veteran or novice.

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Paul Christman is the former editor/publisher for Running Stats (1985-2007). His articles have appeared in many publications, among them Running Times, Marathon & Beyond, Athletics Weekly, and the Santa Fe Reporter. He currently resides near and teaches in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

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