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Daughters of Distance
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 81,120. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging
What does it mean to be a female in endurance sport? Hundreds of women open up about their realities as athletes, wives, girlfriends and mothers. From the intimacy of the bedroom to the community of competition, some of these stories will encourage and uplift. Others will surprise and infuriate. Welcome to the beautiful and complicated world of strong women.
Serial Racing: Planning For And Affording A Lifetime Of Endurance Events
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 56,080. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging
This book is the personal experiences and lessons learned on how to plan and afford dozens of endurance events and road races from an athlete who has completed 52 half marathons in 365 days- twice. The book covers topics such as saving on race registration fees, clothing and gear; earning rewards point for free flights; finding and selecting the best races, and much more.
Running for Neil
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 54,280. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » 12-step programs
This book is written in memory of my brother Neil Adam who sadly passed away from Cancer. Given less than a year to live he set about raising money for Cancer Research UK. The day he died I decided to carry on his fund-raising activities and determined to run the London Marathon in his memory. This is the story of what turned out to be one of the biggest challenges of my life.
Older Yet Faster: Optimum Running Technique For Speed And Injury Prevention
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 27,000. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2015 by Older Yet Faster Publications Pty Ltd. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging
Based on Keith's highly successful technique-change sessions, this book deals with a runner's number one enemy, over-striding. It shows what it is, what damage it causes, and how to fix it so you can run smoother, faster, and further. Backed up with strengthening exercises by podiatrist Heidi Jones, and tips to aid your transition, this is your ticket to more successful, less injury-prone running.
The Resilient Runner: Mental Toughness Training for Distance Running
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 22,220. 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: $0.99 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: $3.99 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.
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: $5.99 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: $2.99 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.