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Marathon and Half-Marathon: The Beginner's Guide

by SportMedBC, Marnie Caron & Jack Taunton Greystone Books (July 01, 2009)

Over 20 million Americans run recreationally, but doing it right is more than a matter of buying an expensive pair of shoes and heading for the track. Building on the popularity of The Beginning Runner’s Handbook,...

Trail Running

by Graeme Hilditch Bloomsbury Publishing (May 22, 2014)

The popularity of running has never been greater and with thousands of everyday people taking in conventional 5k, 10k, half-marathon and marathon road running events, there seems to be a natural desire to seek...

The Ultimate Guide to Trail Running and Ultramarathons

by Jason Robillard Skyhorse (November 11, 2014)

Jason Robillard has been doing ultramarathons for many years, and started advocating for barefoot running before it was cool and is considered an authority on it.

In this guide, he teaches trail-running newbies...

Runner's World Training Diary

by Runner's World & Joe Henderson Wiley (January 01, 2008)

Join 300,000 other runners in using the bestselling training diary from the world's leading running magazine. Runner's World provides the outline, with a useful format and generous space for charting an entire...


by Danny Dreyer & Katherine Dreyer Atria Books (November 24, 2009)

From the authors of the bestselling ChiRunning comes a revolutionary program that blends the health benefits of walking with the core principles of T’ai Chi to deliver maximum physical, mental, and spiritual...

Long May You Run

by Chris Cooper Touchstone (October 19, 2010)

You are a runner. You know how hard it is to make time to run. So you go out at 5:30 a.m. . . . in the rain. You remember every strain, sprain, ache, and pain you’ve ever felt. You ran through it then. You’ll...

Again to Carthage

by John L. Parker Scribner (September 28, 2010)

Again to Carthage is the "breathtaking, pulse-quickening, stunning" sequel to Once a Runner that "will have you standing up and cheering, and pulling on your running shoes" (Chicago Sun-Times). Originally self-published...

How to Train For and Run Your Best Marathon

by Gordon Bloch Touchstone (August 05, 1993)

A valuable coaching on gearing up for and finishing a marathon.

From a national class marathoner who qualified for the Olympic Trials—valuable coaching on gearing up for and finishing a marathon. Bloch explains...

Marathon Training: The Underground Plan To Run Your Fastest Marathon Ever : A Week by Week Guide With Marathon Diet & Nutrition Plan

by Jason Scotts Speedy Publishing Books (November 02, 2013)

Marathon Training: The Underground Plan To Run Your Fastest Marathon Ever : A Week by Week Guide With Marathon Diet & Nutrition Plan reveals the methods used to turn runners into race winners. This book introduces...

Running Like a Girl

by Alexandra Heminsley Scribner (October 08, 2013)

The inspiring, hilarious memoir of a “Bridget Jones-like writer” (The Washington Post) who transforms her life by learning to run, with stories of miserable defeat, complete victory, and learning to choose...

100 Marathons

by Jeffrey Horowitz Skyhorse (October 01, 2013)

“I’d always been the kind of person who hated half steps; once I found a passion for something, I wanted to dive into the deep end of it.” Jeffrey has run over 150 marathons in six continents, completing...

Runner as Hero: The inner quest of becoming an athlete or just about any age

by Jay Kimiecik & Doug Newburg UPA (September 23, 2009)

This book explores the world of aging, training, and performing through a self-experimental, self-reflective lens, merging science, mythology, and performance psychology. The result is a fascinating, inspiring...

Running is Life: Transcending the Crisis of Modernity

by Bruce Fleming UPA (June 07, 2010)

This book is set in many places-Cairo, the Eastern Sierras, Las Vegas, New York's Adirondack Mountains, and Barcelona, among others-but always in the moving body of the runner hurtling both through and into...

Jog on Journal: A Practical Guide to Getting Up and Running

by Bella Mackie William Collins (November 14, 2019)

The essential companion to the Sunday Times bestselling Jog On – a funny, practical guide to managing your mental health through exercise.

Bella Mackie isn’t your average coach – she’s much swearier,...

A World Champion's Guide to Running the Beer Mile

by Lewis Kent Skyhorse (July 02, 2019)

In June, 2015, Lewis Kent was just an ordinary twenty-one-year-old college kid who liked to run. By December, 2015, just six months later, he had appeared in ESPN, Buzzfeed, Ellen, and dozens of other major...

The Complete History of Cross-Country Running

by Andrew Boyd Hutchinson & Craig Virgin Carrel Books (January 16, 2018)

In The Complete History of Cross-Country Running, author Andrew Boyd Hutchinson captures the full history of cross-country running, from the early 1800s to the present day, on both a national and international...

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Running for Good

by Amy Newmark & Dean Karnazes Chicken Soup for the Soul (June 04, 2019)

Whether you want to get moving, or keep moving, you need inspiration. Novice walkers and seasoned runners alike will find that inspiration, and so much more, in these stories written by those who know that the...

Best Trail Runs San Francisco

by Adam Chase & Nancy Hobbs Falcon Guides (December 01, 2018)

Best Trail Runs San Francisco features nearly forty of the best trail runs within an hour or so of downtown—complete with color photos, maps, and detailed specs and trail descriptions. Full of inspirational...

Back on Track

by David Gillick Gill Books (September 07, 2018)

Reset your lifestyle with David Gillick’s four-part plan

A healthy lifestyle is key to looking and feeling your best, but sometimes life gets in the way and health and fitness goals go off track. Former elite...

Caster Semenya

by Jeremy Daniel Jonathan Ball (August 22, 2018)

In the fifth book of the Road to Glory series, Jeremy Daniel shows us how Caster Semenya developed into a world-class athlete. Growing up in poverty in Limpopo, Caster’s early experiences at school are marked...

Up and Running

by Julia Jones & Shauna Reid CICO Books (July 11, 2018)

If you think that running is just for slim, fit and sporty types, think again!

Run Like Duck

by Mark Atkinson Sandstone Press (November 15, 2018)

A guide to running for the unathletic, told by a man who fell into the sport almost by accident. Progressing cautiously on a reluctant and unexpected journey to 100 Marathons (and beyond), he learned the hard...

The Incomplete Book of Running

by Peter Sagal Simon & Schuster (October 30, 2018)

Peter Sagal, the host of NPR’s Wait Wait...Don’t Tell Me! and a popular columnist for Runner’s World, shares “commentary and reflection about running with a deeply felt personal story, this book is winning,...

Wayde van Niekerk

by Carlos Amato Jonathan Ball (April 16, 2018)

Wayde was quick off the mark from the day he was born: two months premature and weighing no more than a litre of milk, his life was in danger. But little Wayde survived and grew to become the world’s leading...

52 positive thoughts To Become An Elite Athlete

by Alain Ruiz & Agnès Ruiz Arra Editions (December 18, 2018)

Citius, Altius, Fortius , in other words, "Faster, Higher, Stronger" Positive thoughts are essential to succeed in high-level sport. This guide is there to help you on a daily basis to surpass you, to give...

80/20 Triathlon

by Matt Fitzgerald & David Warden Da Capo Press (September 18, 2018)

A breakthrough program for triathletes at all levels--showing how to train at low intensity to maximize performance--from a popular fitness author and elite coach

Recent research has proven that triathletes and...

Journey to 100

by Nick Muxlow & Joe Friel Grammar Factory Pty. Ltd. (December 04, 2017)

Have you ever wanted to run a 100km ultra marathon? And not just run it, but enjoy it and make it to the finish?

But what will it take to improve your ultra running and achieve the results you want?

The biggest...

Best Trail Runs Seattle

by Adam Chase & Nancy Hobbs Falcon Guides (January 15, 2018)

Best Trail Runs Seattle features nearly forty of the best trail runs within an hour or so of downtown—complete with color photos, maps, and detailed specs and trail descriptions. Full of inspirational photos...

Duathlon Training and Racing for Ordinary Mortals (R)

by M. D. Jonas Falcon Guides (March 06, 2012)

USA-Triathlon, the national governing body for multi-sport racing, is committed to fostering the duathlon as the organization’s “growth sport.” With the full backing of USA-Triathlon—including sections...

Complete Nutrition Guide for Triathletes

by Jamie Cooper Falcon Guides (December 04, 2012)

Triathletes spend a lot of time and money making sure they have the right gear, optimizing their training plans, and selecting their races. And part of that preparation for big race days is taking care of diet...

Fat Man Running

by Jelmar Manuel Aquarian Consultant (December 01, 2017)

Men in crisis often start running. 

It gives them a sense of control, a space to breathe. And it’s cheaper than a Porsche. 

Fat Man Running safely prepares you for marathon running. No matter how much you...

Over the Hills and Far Away

by Rob Collister Vertebrate Digital (November 27, 2017)

‘The whole trail has been orchestrated to make it possible for each one of us, in different ways, to be “touched” by wilderness’

Over the Hills and Far Away is a collection of essays that demonstrates...

Best Trail Runs Portland, Oregon

by Adam Chase, Nancy Hobbs & Yassine Diboun Falcon Guides (January 15, 2018)

Best Trail Runs Portland, Oregon features forty of the best trail runs within an hour of the city—complete with color photos, maps, and detailed specs and trail descriptions, as well as GPS coordinates for...

Best Trail Runs Denver, Boulder & Colorado Springs

by Adam Chase, Nancy Hobbs & Peter Jones Falcon Guides (October 30, 2017)

Best Trail Runs Denver and Boulder features forty of the best trail runs within an hour of both cities—complete with color photos, maps, and detailed specs and trail descriptions, as well as GPS coordinates...

Exercise: The Lazy Person's Guide!

by Helen Graham Gill Books (April 25, 2002)

Fed up with feeling guilty about not doing those regular workouts you’ve been promising to start? We know that exercise is good for us, but why does it have to be such hard work?

Helen Graham is here to tell...

Why I Run: The Remarkable Journey of the Ordinary Runner

by Mark Mdiv Sutcliffe & Malcolm Gladwell (February 21, 2013)

Entertaining and inspirational, Why I Run is the new book from the founder of iRun magazine, Mark Sutcliffe. Drawing on more than five years of writing about running in newspaper columns, magazine features and...

The Runner's Guide to a Healthy Core

by Daniel J. Frey & Chris Solinsky Skyhorse (November 15, 2016)

Every runner knows that you need more than just sturdy legs to achieve personal best performances and to stay injury-free. To reach your optimal running potential, you need a strong and healthy core. Not only...

The Trail Runner's Companion

by Sarah Lavender Smith Falcon Guides (June 01, 2017)

The sport of trail running is booming as more runners seek more adventurous routes and a deeper connection with nature. Not only are runners taking to the trail, but a growing number are challenging themselves...

There is no Map in Hell: The record-breaking run across the Lake District fells

by Steve Birkinshaw & Joss Naylor Vertebrate Digital (May 01, 2017)

In 1986, the legendary fell runner Joss Naylor completed a continuous circuit of all 214 Wainwright fells in the Lake District, covering a staggering distance of over 300 miles - plus many thousands of metres...

Running For My Life

by Rachel Cullen Blink Publishing (January 11, 2018)

Throughout her life, Rachel Cullen followed a simple yet effective route straight to mental health misery. Suffering from bipolar disorder, and hungry for approval at any price, she settled for flunked relationships,...

Young Runners at the Top

by Brad Hudson, Lize Brittin & Kevin Beck Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (June 16, 2017)

In today’s hyper-competitive world, young athletes are often pushed to compete and pressured to succeed to the point of burnout. It doesn’t have to be that way, though, because many young runners genuinely...

The Beginning Runner's Handbook: The Proven 13-Week RunWalk Program

by SportMedBC, Ian MacNeill & Doug Clements Greystone Books (December 20, 2011)

This easy-to-use, practical guide helps runners safely build strength and endurance, get motivated and set realistic goals, choose the proper footwear and clothing, eat right, and avoid injury. Completely updated,...

Feet Don't Fail Me Now: The Rogue's Guide to Running the Marathon

by Ben Kaplan Greystone Books (December 09, 2013)

In Feet Don't Fail Me Now, running and music columnist Ben Kaplan describes how to train for a marathon in one year, even if you have never run before. Based on his own experience transforming himself from an...

Trail Running Bend and Central Oregon: Great Loop Trails for Every Season

by Lucas Alberg Wilderness Press (March 21, 2016)

Trail Running Bend and Central Oregon is an extensive guide to the best trail running in one of the country's top outdoor destinations. Author and trail runner Lucas Alberg provides detailed descriptions of...

The Ultimate Treadmill Workout

by David Siik Adams Media (November 06, 2015)

As seen on Fox News,, and in Self Magazine & Women's Running

Maximize the burn and eliminate the pain with the BITE method!

Move over, HIIT--there's a new workout in town! The Balanced Interval Training...

Chi Marathon

by Danny Dreyer & Katherine Dreyer Atria Books (March 13, 2012)

From the authors of the bestselling Chi Running, a game-changing training guide for injury-free long distance running.

In Chi Marathon, Danny Dreyer, creator of the revolutionary ChiRunning program, highly respected...

Running with a Police Escort

by Jill Grunenwald Skyhorse (January 03, 2017)

In the fall of 2012, quirky and cat-loving Cleveland librarian Jill Grunenwald got an alarming email from her younger sister: her sister was very concerned with Jill’s weight and her overall mental and physical...

The Runner's Guide to Healthy Feet and Ankles

by Brian W. Fullem & Weldon Johnson Skyhorse (September 20, 2016)

In the sport of running, there is no more important piece of equipment than your feet. In The Runner’s Guide to Healthy Feet and Ankles, distinguished sports physician Brian W. Fullem provides with you essential...

Long Road to Boston

by Mr Mark Sutcliffe Great River Media (September 14, 2016)

What does it take to chase down a lifelong dream, even after you've failed three times? And why have thousands of people put the Boston Marathon at the top of their bucket list?

Long Road to Boston combines the...

Running Free of Injuries

by Paul Hobrough & Steve Cram Bloomsbury Publishing (September 08, 2016)

The ultimate pain-to-personal-best guide to running injuries, covering prevention, detection and rehabilitation.

Runners suffer from the highest injury rates of all recreational athletes. Whether you are a novice...