Raymond Ten Eyck
Run for Your Life: A Guide to Street and Road Running humorously compares and contrasts running in urban and rural environments. The book will inspire beginning runners, while veteran runners will also find it funny, familiar, and interesting.As Stupido, “Ray” recounts many of his own amusing running episodes, using his experiences as guidelines for others to enjoy the thrills of running, while at the same time avoiding some common road hazards.The alluring tourist routes of Washington, D.C., and the exciting vistas of “wild and wonderful” West Virginia are explored, as readers learn how to maximize running pleasure in both rural and urban areas.Run for Your Life details how to run safely in high traffic areas and on dangerous city streets. It also provides basic rules of thumb for running up steep hills, around dangerously sharp curves, and on lonely country roads that often have little or no shoulders. Readers will learn how to maximize their running pleasure, while minimizing physical and environmental hazards.This funny and easy-to-read book is great for runners, would-be runners, and non-runners of all ages.Author Bio : Raymond Ten Eyck grew up in the Washington metropolitan area and in Fairfax, Virginia. He now resides in Martinsburg, West Virginia. “West Virginia, I have discovered, is one of the best places to run in this country, and perhaps the entire world.” The author works at a veterans hospital.