Life is more like a marathon than a sprint. Here's how to stay well conditioned. Bill Butterworth will make you laugh-and learn while you're doing it! In the opening chapter of this powerful little book, Bill shares with you how, while running his rotund body in a nightmarish 440-yard dash, he learned a great lesson: Life is much more like a marathon than a sprint. The attitudes and actions that result in steady success over the long haul are what make for long-term satisfaction and achievement. To experience this for yourself, you need to understand how to deal with life's inevitable challenges: The "Hazies"-losing sight of long-term goals.