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Keith O'Brien

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The New York Times Book Review has hailed Keith O'Brien for his "keen reportorial eye" and "lyrical" writing style. He has written two books, been a finalist for the PEN/ESPN Award for Literary Sportswriting, and contributed to National Public Radio for more than a decade.

O'Brien's radio stories have appeared on NPR's All Things Considered, Morning Edition, and Weekend Edition, as well as Marketplace, Here & Now, Only a Game, and This American Life. He has also written for The New York Times, The New York Times Magazine, The Washington Post, Politico, Slate, Esquire.com,...

Scott Jurek

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Scott Jurek is a world renowned ultramarathon champion and the 24-hour American record holder of 165.7 miles--6 1/2 marathons in one day. His wins include the Western States 100 Mile Endurance Run an unprecedented seven consecutive times, the 135 mile Badwater Ultramarathon twice, Hardrock Hundred and the 153 mile Spartathlon three times. He powers his body on a plant based diet and is a passionate cook, physical therapist and coach. Scott prominently appears in two New York Times Bestsellers "Born to Run" and "The 4-Hour Body." He has been featured in the The New York Times, CNN, USA Today,...