Chris Cooper is the author of Long May You Run: all. things. running, a collection of essays and observations to inspire, encourage, and challenge runners to maintain their passion for the sport as long as they live. He has been a runner for most of his life, with numerous road race victories and a sub-three-hour marathon among his achievements. A graduate of Pennsylvania State University, he is host of the blog "Writing on the Run," and has worked in the fields of marketing and public opinion research for more than twenty-five years. Besides his interests in running and writing, Chris cultivates a passion for wine by working part-time at a local winery. He lives with his wife in West Chester, Pennsylvania.