Joe Sinclair Tells Readers ‘Age Is a Number, Not an Excuse’

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Author shares running’s rewards, challenges and personal secrets for success.

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In his new memoir, Putting Life on the Finish Line: Running to Victory”, author Joe Sinclair shares a story about fitness and how he became a runner in his mid-60s.

In his new memoir, “Putting Life on the Finish Line: Running to Victory” (published by iUniverse), author Joe Sinclair shares a story about fitness and how he became a runner in his mid-60s.

“This book details how anyone, regardless of age, can find hope in their quest to fulfill a lifelong dream through grit and determination,” Sinclair writes. “It is never too late to overcome challenges in order to achieve success.”

At age 62, Sinclair, a lifetime fitness enthusiast with a background in physical education, developed a passion for running. “Putting Life on the Finish Line” details how he began his long distance running career in his mid-60s, running over 150 marathons. The book offers tips and encouragement to those who also share the desire to one day make their dreams a reality.

Sinclair believes his book will appeal to a variety of readers: “‘Putting Life on the Finish Line’ is a must-read for those who have been told they are too young or too old to achieve their goals in life, for those who think outside the box, for those who desire to improve their health and fitness, and for those determined to make a positive difference for others.”

“Putting Life on the Finish Line”
By Joe Sinclair
Hardcover | 5.5 x 8.5 in | 206 pages | ISBN 9781491706077
Softcover | 5.5 x 8.5 in | 206 pages | ISBN 9781491706060
E-Book | ISBN 9781491706084
Available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble

About the Author
Joe Sinclair has a bachelor’s degree in health and physical education, master’s degrees in physical education and school administration and a doctorate in educational leadership. His career in education has spanned more than 45 years, having served as superintendent of schools in various North Carolina districts for more than 20 years and continuing in regional leadership positions. In 1992, he was selected as North Carolina’s Superintendent of the Year. He and his wife, Claryce, live in Statesville, N.C.

iUniverse, an Author Solutions, LLC, self-publishing imprint, is the leading book marketing, editorial services, and supported self-publishing provider. iUniverse has a strategic alliance with Indigo Books & Music, Inc. in Canada, and titles accepted into the iUniverse Rising Star program are featured in a special collection on iUniverse recognizes excellence in book publishing through the Star, Reader’s Choice, Rising Star and Editor’s Choice designations—self-publishing’s only such awards program. Headquartered in Bloomington, Indiana, iUniverse also operates offices in Indianapolis. For more information or to publish a book, please visit or call 1-800-AUTHORS. For the latest, follow @iuniversebooks on Twitter.

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