Running Against Time, CreateSpace (22 November 2012)
The Fuji Mountain Race, heralded as Japan’s most difficult climbing race, is a 3,000-metre ascent over 21 kilometres of tarmac, gravel and volcanic rock. In 2011, Chris Pavey, a weekend runner from Brisbane, took on this challenge to raise money for charity, and in memory of his late sister-in-law, Christina.
This is my story of how I ended up at the top of Mount Fuji, how I discovered the true love of running, and the key to successful training and fundraising.
Not everything made it into Running Against Time. As a result, here’s a few pages that didn’t quite make the cut, that I hope might be of interest: