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Let your mind run : a memoir of thinking my way to victory / Deena Kastor and Michelle Hamilton.

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  • 2 of 5 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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1 current hold with 5 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Fayette Co PL - Connersville 796.42092 KAS (Text) 39230031874496 Adult New Books Available -
Fulton Co PL - Rochester Main Library 796.42 KAS (Text) 33187004482960 Nonfiction Available -
Jennings Co PL - North Vernon BIO KASTOR (Text) 30653001416122 Adult Biographies Checked out 01/24/2019
Plainfield-Guilford Twp PL - Plainfield 921 Kastor (Text) 31208912568328 non-fiction Checked out 01/31/2019
Zionsville PL - Hussey-Mayfield Memorial 796.42 KASTOR (Text) 33946003341166 Nonfiction . 2nd Floor Checked out 01/24/2019

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  • ISBN: 9781524760755
  • ISBN: 1524760757
  • ISBN: 9781524760762
  • ISBN: 1524760765
  • Physical Description: 286 pages ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Crown Archetype, [2018]

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"From an Olympic medalist runner and the record-holder in the women's marathon and half-marathon, a lyrical, inspirational memoir on how harnessing the power of the mind can unlock hidden potential. Deena Kastor was a star youth runner with tremendous promise, yet her career almost ended after college. Her competitive method--run as hard as possible, all the time--brought her to the brink of burnout and fostered a frustration and negativity that threatened to obscure her success. On the verge of quitting, she took a chance and moved to the high altitudes of Alamosa, Colorado, where legendary coach Joe Vigil had started the first professional distance-running team. There she encountered what would become the dominant theme in her running career: the idea that building an elite runner meant developing the mind. Every gain in physical fitness would be dependent on and compounded by gains in mental fitness, which in turn depended on developing a mind-set that could marshal powerful forces of belief and confidence capable of conquering negativity in all its forms. Building a mind so strong would be a decade-long project, but it would propel Kastor to the pinnacle of running--to American records in every distance from the 5K to the marathon, and to America's first Olympic medal in the marathon in twenty years. Let Your Mind Run is a granular look inside the mind of an elite athlete, a remarkable story of achievement, and a fascinating primer on how the small steps of cultivating positivity can lead to outsize gains in performance"-- Provided by publisher.
"From an Olympic medalist runner and the record-holder in the women's marathon and half-marathon, a vividly inspirational memoir on using positive psychology and brain science to achieve unparalleled athletic success"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Kastor, Deena.
Running > Psychological aspects.
Runners (Sports) > Psychology.
Women runners > United States > Biography.
SPORTS & RECREATION > Running & Jogging.
PSYCHOLOGY > Emotions.
Genre: Nonfiction.

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