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  • Genre:FICTION
  • SubGenre:Sports
  • Language:English
  • Pages:40
  • Format:Hardcover
  • Hardcover ISBN:9781667850214

Fleetfoot's Rise

by Matt Springer and Robert Johnson

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Overview
Fleetfoot's Rise is a celebration of Lane County, Oregon – honoring the region's rich tradition in track and field and its strong social service sector. The story follows Finnley Von Fleetfoot, Last of the Light Launchers, as she attempts to navigate a daunting set of challenges and bring hope back into the wintery darkness of Oregonia. The book emphasizes how each of us can amplify the innate light of others, and foster their fullest potential. Sales of the book benefit Friends of the Children – Lane County, an organization that helps local children facing the most significant challenges dismantle cycles of disadvantage by providing them a long-term professional mentor (a "Friend") for 12 years.
Description
Fleetfoot's Rise is a celebration of Lane County, Oregon – honoring the region's rich tradition in track and field and its strong social service sector. The story follows Finnley Von Fleetfoot, Last of the Light Launchers, as she attempts to navigate a daunting set of challenges and bring hope back into the wintery darkness of Oregonia. The book emphasizes how each of us can amplify the innate light of others, and foster their fullest potential. Sales of the book will benefit Friends of the Children – Lane County, an organization that helps local children facing the most significant challenges dismantle cycles of disadvantage by providing them a long-term professional mentor (a "Friend") for 12 years.
About the author

Matt Springer – Is the Executive Director of Friends of the Children - Lane County an organization that helps children facing the most significant challenges dismantle cycles of intergenerational poverty and disadvantage by providing them a long-term professional mentor ("Friend") for 12 years. Matt lives in Eugene, Oregon with his wife, their twin children and a growing menagerie of peculiar animals.

Robert Johnson – In his 10th year as Head Coach of the University of Oregon’s cross country and track and field programs, Robert Johnson has led the Ducks to 14 NCAA Championships, 16 Pac-12 Championships and is a 14-time National Coach of the Year.  

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