Running with Raven: The Amazing Story of One Man, His Passion, and the Community He Inspired

By | November 23, 2017
Running with Raven: The Amazing Story of One Man, His Passion, and the Community He Inspired Author Laura Lee Huttenbach
ISBN-10 0806538422
ISBN-13 9780806538426
Year 2017-04-25
Pages 256
Language English
Publisher Citadel
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The Amazing Story of One Man His Passion and the Community He Inspired In 1975RobertRaven Kraft a high school dropout and aspiring songwriter made a New Years Resolution to run eight miles on Miamis South Beach each evening Over 125 000 miles later he has not missed one sunset Along the way Raven has changed the lives of thousands who have run with himmany of them hundreds of times From all fifty states and dozens of countries across all age groups and backgrounds they come to run with Raven and in the process find friendship inspirationand a nickname Among them is author Laura Lee White Lightning Huttenbach who has logged over a thousand miles of Raven Runs Here she explores the stories of dozens of others about why they started running with Ravenand why they keep coming back Taxman an accountant in his mid 60s has done 1800 runs Dizzy a middle school principal from Cuba met his wife and his best friend on Raven Runs Butcher an ex convict credits Raven with saving his life In an uncertain world Raven shows up no matter what Quirky and appealing tenacious and magnetic Raven is a legend of the running world As he says I may be the only thing that hasnt changed around here in the last forty years Laura Lee Huttenbach reveals how one mans daily ritual has blossomed into an uncanny gift for weaving people togetherand an invaluable reminder that the journey means little without the connections forged along the way Raven left an indelible impression upon me as he has countless others I am certain that you will find his story as fascinating and enthralling as I have Raven long may you run Dean Karnazes New York Times bestselling author of Ultramarathon Man An inspiring tale of unbreakable discipline and one of a kind endurance Gerald Posner bestselling author of Miami Babylon

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