The Great Grete Waitz - Editors of Runner's World

The Great Grete Waitz

By Editors of Runner's World

  • Release Date: 2011-10-01
  • Genre: Sports & Outdoors
4.5 Score: 4.5 (From 11 Ratings)


In The Great Grete Waitz, Runner's World has published a moving tribute to the humble marathon legend who changed the landscape of running forever. The editors of the magazine have gathered a collection of the best stories about Grete from the last 30 years, providing a revealing glimpse into the "quiet queen" who won the New York City Marathon an astounding nine times, helping to turn the event into a worldwide phenomenon. The Great Grete Waitz is an unforgettable, across-the-decades portrait of a truly pioneering spirit who changed the sport of running forever.


  • Inspirational!

    By Rex101
    A wonderful tribute to an incredible person. Finished reading the book in one sitting. I will read this book many more times.
  • Exciting

    By Bruno Gelmi
    Amazing history . Exciting.