My Year of Running Dangerously: A Dad, a Daughter, and a Ridiculous Plan

My Year of Running Dangerously: A Dad, a Daughter, and a Ridiculous Plan


CNN correspondent Tom Foreman's outstanding trip from half-hearted sofa potato to ultra-marathon runner, with 4 half-marathons, 3 marathons, and 2,000 miles of educating in among; a poignant and warm-hearted story of parenting, overcoming the demanding situations of age, and quiet triumph.

As a journalist whose occupation spans 3 many years, CNN correspondent Tom Foreman has mentioned from the guts of struggle zones, riots, and ordinary failures. He has interviewed serial killers and been within the line of fireside. however the such a lot terrifying second of his lifestyles did not take place at the job--it happened at domestic, whilst his 18-year outdated daughter requested, "How could you're feeling approximately operating a marathon with me?" 

At the time, Foreman was once forthcoming fifty one years previous, and his final marathon was once nearly 30 years in the back of him. The race was once simply 16 weeks away, yet Foreman reluctantly agreed. education together with his daughter, who had simply began university, will be an outstanding bonding adventure, albeit a protracted and painful one. 

My 12 months of working Dangerously is Foreman's trip via 4 half-marathons, 3 marathons, and one 55-mile race. What all started as an blameless request from his daughter quick changed into a rekindled ardour for long-distance running--for the educational, the camaraderie, the defeats, and the victories. informed with honesty and humor, Foreman's account captures the common fears of getting older and failure along the hard-won moments of triumph, tenacity, and going additional than you ever suggestion attainable.

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