DEAN KARNAZES was named by Time magazine as one of the Top 100 Most Influential People in the World. He has appeared on 60 Minutes, The Late Show with David Letterman, and the Today show. A New York Times best-selling author, he has written for Reader's Digest, Runner's World, and Men's Health. Dean lives with his wife and family in the San Francisco Bay Area.
"Dean is not an athlete of cliche s but a man who deeply inhabits his life as a runner. He does that with a really solid sense of humor and an understanding that life...and running...can be very entertaining!" --Bill Rodgers, winner of the Boston and New York City marathons
"Iron man Dean Karnazes is no mere mortal." --Time "Running with Karnazes [is] like setting up one's easel next to Monet or Picasso." --The New York Times "The undisputed king of the ultras, who has not only pushed the envelope but blasted it to bits." --The Philadelphia Inquirer "A 'short' run with Dean could land you far from home." --The Washington Post "The indefatigable man." --Esquire "Ultrarunning legend" --Men's Journal "Money and fame aside, Karnazes [is] motivated by a primal need more than anything else." --Outside