Callie plans on a smooth senior cross country season - then finds herself holding the keys to the nuthouse when she agrees to be team captain.Her coach expects her to blend the girls into a championship-caliber team to take on perennial champs, Fairchild Academy. Callie escapes into her running even as running the team makes her crazy. Mark, the boy's team captain, makes her crazy, too. Callie struggles to manage the team but Mattie, a fast redhead with an eye on Mark, complicates everything.Callie never backs off a challenge but can she pull them together with the State meet just around the corner?A humorous peek inside one girl's dream to guide her team to the winner's podium, Finishing Kick takes an inspirational look into girls cross country.Ten percent of the profits of Finishing Kick will be donated back to local cross-country programs.
Author: Paul Duffau Publisher: Cruiser Publications LLC Published: 12/03/2013 Pages: 368 Binding Type: Paperback Weight: 0.94lbs Size: 8.50h x 5.51w x 0.76d ISBN: 9780988947917
About the Author Paul Duffau lives in Eastern Washington, along the Snake River. Paul's running novels and stories touch on the human side of running. His first novel, Finishing Kick, was mentioned by Running Times for their very selective Summer Reads list. His second novel, Trail of Second Chances, won a prestigious 2015 B.R.A.G Medallion.