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Jeffrey Recker


“I had asthma as a child and often stayed indoors, envious of my friends playing outside. To entertain myself, I’d write stories, morning, noon, and night. One might say I was (and still am) a bit OCD. My motto in life: If it’s worth doing, it’s worth overdoing. Looking back, those days were the building blocks that launched my creativity through writing, that combined with my love of running, led me to sports fiction.”

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The Humiliation Tour

Jeffrey Reck author of The Humiliation Tour a comedy coming of age running book novel
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Photo Credit: Meilyn Recker

Jeffrey Recker is a two-time recipient of Road Runners Club of America’s Outstanding Club Writer’s Award for Journalism Excellence, and a past contributor to Colorado Runner Magazine. Born in Pittsburgh, raised in Phoenix, he now lives in Grand Junction, Colorado, with his wife, two daughters, and three rescue dogs. He’s an avid runner, and has competed in more than thirty marathons, including the famed Boston Marathon on five occasions. He’s also a seasoned triathlete, and has competed in eight Ironman competitions. Inevitably, he’s experienced his fair share of humiliation.

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