Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging

The Resilient Runner: Mental Toughness Training for Distance Running
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 22,680. Language: American English. Published: December 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging
A concise and easy-to-read book with many helpful ideas about dealing with the mental pitfalls that occur while running long distances.
Beginners Guide to Running - Fifteen Golden Tips
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 24,360. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging
Starting to run is an exciting time. The start of this journey is a wonderful place to be. It is a great time in your life, full of discoveries and new things to learn. Fifteen golden tips. These pointers are to inspire you to lace up your shoes, get off the sofa and step out of the front door. If you achieve this and come back with a smile, then my work is done.
Twenty-Four Years to Boston - My Journey from the Vegetable Aisle to Boylston Street
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,990. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging
Twenty-four Years to Boston demystifies one of the most grueling of all endurance sports, the marathon, to its essence-a primal activity that human beings have done since they first let go of the coffee table as toddlers. It is a story about the challenges and triumphs of an aging marathoner who inadvertently discovers that running had helped him overcome his insecurities and succeed in life.
Idle Feet Do the Devil's Work
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 75,800. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging
Ray tells the real truth about running in an entertaining mix of facts, fiction, and opinions, all written with his unique blend of curmudgeonly candor and humor. It's a wide-ranging look at why so many people risk sore knees and smelly shoes in order to cross one more finish line, maybe, if they’re lucky, just a little faster than they ever have before.
Longer I Run - 100 Days Across America
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 71,620. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging
The physical fortitude to run 40 miles is in itself a laudatory feat. Repeating that performance 100 consecutive times, from one coast of the country to the other, is a spectacle. Doing it all as a recovering alcoholic fighting a debilitating intestinal disease would be impossible without one vital component—courage. Follow Steve Knowlton on a 3,717-mile run to redemption.
Mystical Miles The 2nd Dimension of Running
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 123,680. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: September 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging
Mystical Miles is a book about running and life. The book explores the sweat, chafe, racing and achievement - the 1st dimension of running. It offers insight into most levels of running. The book also explores how blisters and exhaustion can deepen understanding of running, of self, nature and life - the 2nd dimension of running. Running then deepens into a way into the heart and richness of life.
Run Your Destiny: Inspirational Insights to Get You on the Run
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You set the price! Words: 56,120. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging
When you keep running as part of your lifestyle, you do yourself justice, and you feel closer to your destiny. It is during this instinctual mental sharpness that you can uncover other pieces that make up your true self. Running is one part of your destiny and through the continual reinforcement of this you stand higher and can identify the other parts that help you Run Your Destiny.
I Dreamed, I Ran, I Conquered
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 27,730. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging
“I Dreamed, I Ran, I Conquered” captures Filipino runner Ben Gaetos’ quest for his goals in life and his bumpy ride along the way. Ben’s adventures led him to dream of running a herculean race, considered by many as the world’s toughest, the Badwater Ultramarathon. At Badwater, Ben relived the struggle of David vs. Goliath, facing 135 miles of furnace-like heat, endless roads, and heavenly climbs.
8,000 Miles Across Alaska: A Runner's Journeys on the Iditarod Trail
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Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 84,840. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Lawyer and talented ultrarunner Tim Hewitt has achieved something entirely unique in the modern era: Eight thousand-mile treks across Alaska on the Iditarod Trail. This biography chronicles his adventures: the harrowing weather conditions, breathtaking scenery, fierce competition, kindness of strangers, humorous misadventures, humbling setbacks, battles for survival, and heroic victories.
Running in the Back of the Pack
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 73,540. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging
Startling with Bettie's first run, this story follows her journey from 5Ks to ultras, love to loss, grief to healing, from her first marathon to more than 225 more. She's logged more miles than she thought possible, and she's still going-on track to complete more than 70 this year. She runs in the back of the pack, where the view is different. Some benefits were expected--some quite surprising.
Trail of Second Chances
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,650. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
A high-octane adventure on a wild Montana mountain as one girl finds herself racing for her life against a malignant fire. Coached by her father and frustrated by his efforts to hold her back, Becca Hawthorne dreams of competing in the Olympics. She earned her chance to test herself against the best runners in the Pacific Northwest. But now she faces a tougher opponent than even the fastest girl.
Call Of The Jungle - How a Camping-Hating City-Slicker Mum Survived an Ultra Endurance Race through the Amazon Jungle
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,900. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging
Amanda Barlow describes the agony and the ecstasy of competing in the Jungle Marathon, the world's toughest endurance race. Leaving the comforts of home behind, she spends a week racing through the deep Amazon Jungle with just a hammock and a backpack. Every day provides new challenges, unpredictable obstacles and formidable weather that will test her physical and mental resolve to their limits.
Low Ferritin
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Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 23,390. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging
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Why are young runners prone to low iron stores today? More than half are testing low in ferritin. What is it about? To medical professionals, it's often an indicator for iron supplementation. How does the human body utilize iron and what depletes it? Coaches most likely understand half of this equation. Why do iron supplements work for some runners and not for others?
26.2 Essential Stories to the Unstoppable You
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Price: Free! Words: 34,980. Language: American English. Published: April 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » General self-help
In 26.2 Essential Stories to the Unstoppable You Joseph Stasey reveals his personal journey of self-discovery from training to complete his first marathon to two years later running three marathons in 30 days and qualifying to run the Boston Marathon. Plan to be inspired to start your own marathon journey of self-discovery using the marathon as a metaphor for life.
We're All in This Together
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 46,530. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging
A special group of endurance marathoners embark on an epic journey to run 5 marathons in 5 states in just 5 days, through the heart of America's dust bowl. They will be pushed to their limits in a quest most would consider impossible. By the end of the week, their courage, struggles, and triumphs on the course will bond these former strangers forever into one big, crazy, wonderful family.
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Price: Free! Words: 50,610. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging
Charting my journey from non-runner to ultra-runner, this book follows my training from the first tentative steps, through my first marathon attempt, to a blow by blow account of the crushing lows and soaring highs of the Marathon des Sables. This memoir is an expression and an explanation of my love affair with running.
Running Form Drills
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Series: Running Technique Tips. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 20,180. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging
Running Form Drills continues Brian Martin's examination of good running technique. This book explains how to practice running form drills and gives unique insights into how each drill can help you recognize and learn good running form. Put simply you can use Running Form Drills to help you learn how to run. Free online video resources complete a handy toolkit for any runner. Approx 12,000 words.
My Battle Within
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 83,330. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging
Running is Paul Hassett's way of coping with depression, and the way that he has found to really let go of the past. Many times in his life, he has pulled the pain of the events in his life inside of him and held tight. But he finally found something that helped him release it. Running has saved Paul's life.
The 27th Mile
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 47,960. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging
All proceeds from sales of The 27th Mile go to support the victims of the Boston Marathon bombing. Within this book, you’ll find stories that extol the spirit that first got us out on the roads to run, and that will bring us back to Hopkinton next year and in the years that follow. It's the spirit we celebrate every time we go for a run, whatever the distance.
Got to Live
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 77,300. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging
Everyone struggles through the loss of a loved one. For Jay Danek, it was the unexpected loss of his father at the age of 58. To honor his dad, he set out to run 923 straight days. His journey took him from life as a 275 pound non-runner, suffering through depression, anxiety, weight gain, and anger, to 100-mile ultra-marathons through the mountains.