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The Longest Race: Inside the Secret World of Abuse, Doping, and Deception on Nike's Elite Running Team

Kara Goucher

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This Hardcover Edition of Kara Goucher's The Longest Race: Inside the Secret World of Abuse, Doping, and Deception on Nike's Elite Running Team is autographed on bookplate by Kara Goucher.

In this unvarnished and affecting memoir, Olympian Kara Goucher reveals her experience of living through and speaking out about one of the biggest scandals in running. Kara Goucher grew up with Olympic dreams. She excelled at running from a young age and was offered a Nike sponsorship deal when she graduated from college. Then in 2004, she was invited to join a secretive, lavishly funded new team, dubbed the Nike Oregon Project. Coached by distance running legend Alberto Salazar, it seemed like the opportunity of a lifetime. Kara was soon winning a World Championship medal, going to the Olympics, and standing on the podium at the New York and Boston marathons, just like her coach. But behind the scenes, Salazar was hiding dark secrets. He pushed the limits of anti-doping rules, and created what Kara experienced as a culture of abuse, the extent of which she reveals in her book for the first time. Meanwhile, Nike stood by Alberto for years and proved itself capable of shockingly misogynistic corporate practices. Told with stunning honesty, The Longest Race is an unforgettable story and a call to action. Kara became a crusader for female athletes and a key witness helping to get Salazar banned from coaching at the Olympic level. Kara’s memoir reveals how she broke through the fear of losing everything, bucked powerful forces to take control of her life and career, and reclaimed her love of running.

Get your Kara Goucher autographed book today!

Product Details

  • Pages: 288 pages
  • Publisher: Gallery Books
  • Release Date: March 14, 2023
  • ISBN-13: 9781982179144
  • Edition: Autographed Hardcover Bookplated Edition

About The Author

Kara Goucher is a three-time NCAA champion, two-time Olympian, winner of the silver medal at the 2007 World Championships in the 10,000 meters, and a podium finisher at the Boston and New York Marathons. She is a running analyst for NBC Sports and cofounder of the Clean Sport Collective, an anti-doping initiative. She lives in Boulder, Colorado, with her Olympic-runner husband, Adam, and their son, Colt. 

Product Details

This Hardcover Edition of Kara Goucher's The Longest Race: Inside the Secret World of Abuse, Doping, and Deception on Nike's Elite Running Team is autographed on bookplate by Kara Goucher.

In this unvarnished and affecting memoir, Olympian Kara Goucher reveals her experience of living through and speaking out about one of the biggest scandals in running. Kara Goucher grew up with Olympic dreams. She excelled at running from a young age and was offered a Nike sponsorship deal when she graduated from college. Then in 2004, she was invited to join a secretive, lavishly funded new team, dubbed the Nike Oregon Project. Coached by distance running legend Alberto Salazar, it seemed like the opportunity of a lifetime. Kara was soon winning a World Championship medal, going to the Olympics, and standing on the podium at the New York and Boston marathons, just like her coach. But behind the scenes, Salazar was hiding dark secrets. He pushed the limits of anti-doping rules, and created what Kara experienced as a culture of abuse, the extent of which she reveals in her book for the first time. Meanwhile, Nike stood by Alberto for years and proved itself capable of shockingly misogynistic corporate practices. Told with stunning honesty, The Longest Race is an unforgettable story and a call to action. Kara became a crusader for female athletes and a key witness helping to get Salazar banned from coaching at the Olympic level. Kara’s memoir reveals how she broke through the fear of losing everything, bucked powerful forces to take control of her life and career, and reclaimed her love of running.

Get your Kara Goucher autographed book today!

Product Details

  • Pages: 288 pages
  • Publisher: Gallery Books
  • Release Date: March 14, 2023
  • ISBN-13: 9781982179144
  • Edition: Autographed Hardcover Bookplated Edition

About The Author

Kara Goucher is a three-time NCAA champion, two-time Olympian, winner of the silver medal at the 2007 World Championships in the 10,000 meters, and a podium finisher at the Boston and New York Marathons. She is a running analyst for NBC Sports and cofounder of the Clean Sport Collective, an anti-doping initiative. She lives in Boulder, Colorado, with her Olympic-runner husband, Adam, and their son, Colt. 

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About the Author

Kara Goucher is a three-time NCAA champion, two-time Olympian, winner of the silver medal at the 2007 World Championships in the 10,000 meters, and a podium finisher at the Boston and New York Marathons. She is a running analyst for NBC Sports and cofounder of the Clean Sport Collective, an anti-doping initiative. She lives in Boulder, Colorado, with her Olympic-runner husband, Adam, and their son, Colt.