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Running on Empty:
An Ultramarathoner’s Story of Love, Loss, and a Record-Setting Run Across America

Hardcover $26.00 US / $32.50 CAN • ISBN 978-1-58333-423-2

Paperback $16.00 US / $17.00 CAN • ISBN 978-158333-490-4

Filled with mind-blowing stories from the road and Marshall Ulrich's sensational athletic career, this is an incredible read with a universal message for athletes and non-athletes alike: face the toughest challenges, overcome debilitating setbacks, and find deep fulfillment in something greater than achievement.

“Rivetingthe man has endured more, experienced more, accomplished more than you can imagine.
AMBY BURFOOT, editor-at-large of
Runner’s World

“An athlete of astonishing grit ...”
MARK BURNETT, producer of Survivor, Eco-Challenge, The Apprentice, and others

“Marshall is The Man. Definitively ... Nothing can stop him, and that gives us all hope, gives us resolve to keep trying.”
DEAN KARNAZES, ultra distance runner and author of Ultramarathon Man

“Tempting as it might be to describe him as superhuman, Marshall has fallen and struggled ... His story ... is ours.
ARON RALSTON, author of Between a Rock and a Hard Place and subject of 127 Hours


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Other Stories by Marshall Ulrich

A contributor to sports magazines, Marshall has written about his extreme adventures and accomplishments for Marathon and Beyond, Trail Runner, Adventure Sports, and others. He’s also written stories for other people’s books, and he posts regularly on his own Dreams in Action blog, offering training tips, advice for athletes, and insight into the world of extreme endurance sports.

Copyright 2010-2011 by Marshall Ulrich