• Lifestyle, Sport & Leisure
      May 2017

      Sentenced to run

      by Fredrik Svanfeldt

      This is a fictional story about Johan Dahlberg - a young man with a college degree and permanent employment has been sentenced to a three-year prison sentence. The book describes the life in the prison, the contrast to the other prisoners, and how Johan recovers from a depression by having the possibility to run on a treadmill in the prison’s gym. Johan’s training gets increasingly more advanced and the reader follows the difficulties he meets when he tries to prove that he can excel in something. In parallel, it’s described why he was sentenced to imprisonment and how he evolves as a human being during his time in prison. In addition, the reader will learn a lot about long-distance running, including how athletes can develop and what is needed to succeed at elite level. Sentenced to run is an inspiring novel about long-distance running.

    • Lifestyle, Sport & Leisure
      May 2018

      Free to run

      by Fredrik Svanfeldt

      In the prequel, Sentenced to run, we got to know Johan Dahlberg - a young man with a college degree and permanent employment, who was sentenced to three years in prison. Johan Dahlberg has soon served his sentence and needs to start thinking about his future. But how do you adjust to normal life outside the prison walls when you have been shut away from the world for 2 years? When Johan is released, he does his utmost to balance work with an ambitious running regime. But will he be able to conjure up new exciting goals after having surpassed all expectations. This sequel, Free to Run, is a novel about friendship, love and running and discusses some important questions. How do you find new goals after you have exceeded all expectations? How do you return to work and a social life after two years in prison? How do you find and retain love after being released? How do you combine all this if you also continue to run on elite level?

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