Acknowledgements Foreword by Pat Clohessy Introduction Part One: The Quest 1. Growing up 2. Running for his life 3. Conquering confusion 4. Marathon madness 5. Enter Murray Halberg 6. The road to Rome 7. No meeting of minds 8. Europe, here we come 9. Publish and be damned 10. Going or staying 11. Snell and the golden years 12. Hello, America 13. 'Cancel it,' the coaches said 14. The stable-mates 15. The rising sun Part Two: The Nomad 16. Manana Land 17. Non-flying Finns 18. Parting Shots 19. Tragedy 20. Shoe Business 21. Venezuela vision 22. Far adnw ide 23. Far East expeditions 24. The birth and life of jogging 25. Doping 26. On coaching 27. The Wright way to swim 28. Courses for horses 29. The fan club 30. A life hard run Epilogue: The final schedule Appendix Index of names
Garth Gilmour has had a long and distinguished career as a writer and journalist. Since 1960 he has helped Arthur Lydiard write more than a dozen training manuals and jogging philosophies, which have been published in several languages. He has also written biographies of Olympic gold medallists Peter Snell and Murray Halberg, paraplegic world champion Eve Rimmer and ultra-marathon runner Sandra Barwick. He lives in Auckland, New Zealand.