Ray Charbonneau

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Ray Charbonneau lives in Arlington, Massachusetts with his wife, Ruth Sespaniak, and their two cats, Felix and Phoebe. Ruth and Ray can often be found running on the streets of Arlington, but Felix and Phoebe stay inside.

Ray is the author of a number of books on running. That number is currently 3. He is also the editor of “The 27th Mile”, an anthology of articles, stories, and poems on running whose proceeds go to support the victims of the Boston Marathon bombing. His articles on running have appeared in the Boston Globe, Ultrarunning, Marathon & Beyond, Level Renner, Cool Running and other publications. Find out more at y42k.com.

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TILTing in 2010: Things I Love Thursday
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,850. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2011 by Ray Charbonneau. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
With all the negativity in the world, it’s easy to lose track of the good stuff at times. Actively focusing on the positive in life is always good to do. That's why Ruth Sespaniak began her weekly practice of reflecting on the things that bring extra joy and happiness into her life. Reading Ruth's TILT's will help you start thinking about the things you love!

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Overthinking the Marathon
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 69,810. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging
Overthinking the Marathon is an intimate look at one man's preparation for his 21st marathon, covering the details that make running interesting and fun, even – no, especially – when it hurts. "Ray's loaning himself out as a thoughtful, veteran, and funny training partner. You couldn't find a better one as you get ready for your next 26.2-miler." -Amby Burfoot, 1968 Boston Marathon winner
R is for Running
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Price: Free! Words: 1,140. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging
F is for Fun in this lighthearted lexicon that spells out what it means to be a runner. It's 26 smiles of running enjoyment! An inexpensive gift for the road warrior, trail trotter, or weekend jogger!
Chasing the Runner's High
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 80,500. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging
In "Chasing the Runner's High", Ray Charbonneau tells the story how he pushed his addiction to running up to, and then past, his limits. It's a memoir that shares what he learned, what he should have learned, and what he still has to learn from running. Marshall Ulrich, 4 time winner of the Badwater Ultramarathon calls Chasing the Runner's High "a hard look at the mind of a runner".

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