The novel, Run, is both a love-letter to running and a coming-of-age story that takes place over the course of a high school cross country season. The story revolves around Andy Rasson, the best runner on a powerhouse team in a weak league. Andy has always used running to stay in the moment and keep his OCD and ADHD in check. He has been looking forward to his senior year and leading the team with his pals Chris and Skids. Andy's girlfriend, Tiffany, is also a solid runner who understands and loves him. Everything is in place for a great senior season.
When a talented and troubled transfer student joins the team, the friends are forced to confront issues they were ill-prepared to face. They soon realize that ideals like team and honor — which they had thought were clearly defined — have become gray areas. In an environment where thoughts and actions are dictated by situational ethics, Andy and his teammates increasingly find solace and purity-of-purpose through running.