Sub 400 Alan Webb and the uest for the Fastest Mile review ê 3

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The collegiate track world and his own aspirations to become the best miler ever we get an unprecedented behind the scenes view of the life of one of the nation's most promising track athletes with a new chapter 400 Alan Webb and the eBook #185 describing the latest developments in Webb's fascinating career.. Chris Lear follows up his highly acclaimed book Running with the Buffaloes to follow Alan Webb in his uest to become the next great miler Webb burst onto the international scene after he crushed Jim Ryun s long standing high school record for the mile However Webb s career stalled while at the University of Michigan and the talented runner left school after his freshman seasonLear did a very fine job writing about the University of Colorado running program but there isn t that same level of familiarity with the Wolverine program So while this could have been a very interesting read it just didn t have that same feeling of being there possibly due to Webb only being in Ann Arbor for a short period of time You also don t get to know Webb s coach at Michigan like you did Mark Wet in Running with the BuffaloesThis isn t a bad read by any stretch it s just that there are better running books out there for you to read

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Sub 400 Alan Webb and the uest for the Fastest Mile

For than three decades not Alan Webb MOBI #245 one American schoolboy had run a sub mile Then in January Alan Webb clocked a mile the fastest indoor US high school mile ever Just a few months later the young track star achieved legendary status he ran Sub 400 PDF a mile a full seconds faster than former recor. Decent coverage of the subject matter not uite as riveting as The Perfect Mile

summary Sub 400 Alan Webb and the uest for the Fastest Mile

D holder Jim Ryun Everywhere Webb was hailed as America's Next Great MilerIn Sub noted track writer Chris Lear follows Webb to college at the University of Michigan As we witness Webb's freshman track season watching 400 Alan Webb eBook #10003 him struggle with injuries interpersonal conflicts the politics of. If you ve really trained and raced before you might like this book Almost like a training log for Alan Webb s year at UM A lot of reading through crazy workouts and times he was running Rather astonishing stuff


10 thoughts on “Sub 400 Alan Webb and the uest for the Fastest Mile

  1. says:

    I reread this during the recent Olympic Trials Interesting juxtaposition with the rabid pro and mostly anti Webb posts on letsruncom of late I thought Lear did a great job of staying objective regarding some of the controversial stuff eg Webb's decision to turn pro after the freshman year at U Michigan that is the main focus of this book Also as in Running with the Buffalos the detailed description of the day to day lives of you

  2. says:

    Sub 400 starts with the story of a American high school boy who had run 400 mile But after 34 years no one from American high school beat the record and one day Alan Webb new hope of american runner came out And this book continues about how Alan Webb went to Michigan university and talks about him and his tea

  3. says:

    Decent coverage of the subject matter; not uite as riveting as The Perfect Mile

  4. says:

    If you've really trained and raced before you might like this book Almost like a training log for Alan Webb's year at UM A lot of reading through crazy workouts and times he was running Rather astonishing stuff

  5. says:

    What happens when you go from being a big fish in a small pond to another fish in the sea

  6. says:

    I gave the book two stars based on the description of the stars where 2 it was ok That sums up exactly how I feel about it Reading the title Sub 400 and sub title uest for the Fastest Mile I thought the book was going to focus on Webb's journ

  7. says:

    Intriguing story imperfect execution My expectations weren't too high this wasn't recommended to me but I saw it on a shelf in a running store and figured what the heck since I'd followed Webb since his high school days in Northern Virginia R

  8. says:

    Chris Lear follows up his highly acclaimed book Running with the Buffaloes to follow Alan Webb in his uest to become the next great miler Webb burst onto the international scene after he crushed Jim Ryun's long standing high school record for

  9. says:

    Similar to 'Running with the Buffalo' Chris Lear does an excellent job of capturing a runner's experience in the sport Reading how talented Alan was and how he still experienced similar thoughts that I had during my running career especially in college was reassuring to know that regardless of the level of talent we all will come to experience moments of doubt as well as highs from accomplishments I always like

  10. says:

    Always knew the name Alan Webb but never knew his story Now I know I really enjoy the running culture and it reminded me of my races and workouts from back in high school even though my workouts and races were nowhere near as fast as Webb's Great book to read for anyone that's a runner This book is good motivation to keep me running

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