Shalane Flanagan, Elyse Kopecky

Run Fast. Eat Slow

Shalane Flanagan, Elyse Kopecky

Talk: Run Fast. Eat Slow

Leading American distance runner and holder of numerous records in the 10K and marathon, Shalane Flanagan’s cookbook helps fuel runners and athletes of all abilities with good fats and natural foods. From world-class marathoner and four-time Olympian Shalane Flanagan and culinary nutritionist Elyse Kopecky comes a whole foods, flavor-forward cookbook that proves food can be indulgent and nourishing at the same time. Finally here’s a cookbook for runners that shows fat is essential for flavor and performance and that counting calories, obsessing over protein, and restrictive dieting does more harm than good.

Shalane Flanagan

Shalane Flanagan is an American long-distance runner. She holds the American record times in the 3000 m, 5000 m, and 15K road race.

Elyse Kopecky

Elyse Kopecky is a chef, author, nutrition coach, runner, and proud mother. Her friendship with Shalane began 16 years ago on the cross-country team at the University of North Carolina. After graduation, both moved to Portland, Oregon, to work for Nike—Shalane as a professional runner, and Elyse as a digital marketing producer.

Run Fast, Eat Slow

From world-class marathoner and 4-time Olympian Shalane Flanagan and chef Elyse Kopecky comes a whole foods, flavor-forward cookbook that proves food can be indulgent and nourishing at the same time. Finally here's a cookbook for runners that shows fat is essential for flavor and performance and that counting calories, obsessing over protein, and restrictive dieting does more harm than good.

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