Scott Jurek

Scott  Jurek

SCOTT JUREK is a world-renowned ultramarathon champion who follows a vegan diet while training and competing. Born to Run and The 4-Hour Body are two New York Times bestsellers, and he has been featured on CNN, as well as in the New York Times, USA Today, The Wall Street Journal, and other publications. Scott is a highly sought after motivational speaker, physical therapist, coach, and chef who is known and admired for his earth-conscious lifestyle. He's spoken to a variety of groups, including Microsoft, Starbucks, and the prestigious Entertainment Gathering. He currently resides in Boulder, Colorado.

STEVE FRIEDMAN is the author of Lost on Treasure Island, Driving Lessons, and The Agony of Victory, as well as the co-author of the New York Times bestseller Loose Balls. For more information, go to His work has appeared in The Best American Sports Writing on multiple occasions. is his website.