Finding My Way While Running the Appalachian Trail

by Scott Jurek

285 pages, ★★★★★
Finished on 7th of October, 2018, buy here.

Simply great. One of the world’s best ultra runners wrote about his quest to set a new FKT (= “fastest known time”) for covering the 2,200 miles (3,500 kilometers) of the Appalachian Trail. Spoiler: he did it. But the journey was immensely tough and you live it all through with him while reading this. I’ve read a bunch of reports about crazy races from athletes, but rarely one is so eloquently written, captivating, and full of variety.