See the world through the eyes of runner, dreamer, and hardworking free spirit Melissa Corley Carter in this stunning book of photography and inspirational reflection. As she runs marathons on each of the seven continents, she embarks on journeys of physical and personal discovery, finding new elements to the beauty of life and what makes it all worthwhile.

This book will take you on a visual tour around the world while sharing guidance and philosophy for running your world.


Ordering directly from Melissa includes personalization and signature. Please include the name or names to whom you'd like your book(s) addressed (e.g., "Sally," "Sally and Sam," "The Smith Family," etc.). If ordering multiple copies, please separate entries by a forward slash ("/").

Running the World: Marathon Memoirs from the Seven Continents

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