The Long Run

  • by Mishka Shubaly
  • Narrated by Mishka Shubaly
  • 2 hrs and 8 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

After nearly twenty years of chasing oblivion, a fight in a bar reveals to a newly sober Mishka Shubaly that he is able to run long distances. Despite his best attempts to dodge enlightenment and personal growth, the irreverent young drunk and drug abuser learns to tame his self-destructive tendencies through ultrarunning. His outrageous sense of humor, however, rages unabated.


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My favorite piece of writing of all time

Read by the Author who does an excellent job, this is a brutally honest account of how the author found running and how it helped his journey toward sobriety and redemption.

Without doubt Misha is an very talented writer and this is my favorite of all his work.

whether you are a runner or in recovery or just enjoy good writing, you will enjoy this brutally honest account of someone doing their best to be a better person and how running can help us all to achieve a better life.
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- Robert


Mishka Shubaly is a truly great story teller. I got this after reading I Swear I'll Make It Up to You. Although it covers similar ground it was definitely worth it. Like seeing Hendrix play Like a Rolling Stone at two different gigs, it's the same song but each performance had it's own flourishes.
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- Duncan TP

Book Details

  • Release Date: 02-07-2013
  • Publisher: Mishka Shubaly