Books tagged: marathon

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Ragazzo Quest
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 17,200. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2010. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
15-year old, Anne Marie, has boy friends but no boyfriend. A summer in Italy means a chance to snag a ragazzo. Born in the States of Italian parents she finds that the rules are different between men and women when she exports her made-in-America attitudes and co-ed soccer moves. Elena, a look-alike cousin in Sicily comes to live with Anne Marie leading to boyfriend troubles in two languages.
Running to Paradise
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 26,830. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Catholicism
This is the true story of a young Catholic priest who runs a marathon and has a crisis of faith.
Chasing the Runner's High
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 80,500. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging
In "Chasing the Runner's High", Ray Charbonneau tells the story how he pushed his addiction to running up to, and then past, his limits. It's a memoir that shares what he learned, what he should have learned, and what he still has to learn from running. Marshall Ulrich, 4 time winner of the Badwater Ultramarathon calls Chasing the Runner's High "a hard look at the mind of a runner".
Second Wind: the running coach you never had but always needed
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 9,090. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Exercise
In beginning, to run efficiently there are a few basic but important things to remember. Bear in mind that running in certain shoes has taught (or in many cases forced) us to run incorrectly; in a manner that wouldn’t even be possible if we were running without shoes (i.e. the dreaded heel strike). Buckle up, throw out all your preconceived notions, and get ready to find your second wind
Running Easy - Beginner Marathon Guide
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You set the price! Words: 116,030. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports training
Running Easy is an amazing, unique approach to running. Rather than “try harder” it’s all about “Try Easier”. The Running Easy approach was developed by, and for “ordinary people” like you, and backed by loads of scientific research. If you think words like “fun”, “easier”, “healthy”, “lifestyle”, and “running” should be together, then this approach is for you.
Running to Leadership: What Finishing 100+ Marathons On All 7 Continents Teaches Us About Success
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 31,150. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
Running to Leadership by Anthony Reed describes how to retain employees without monetary rewards while building successful business leaders. Preparing for and completing a marathon is the perfect backdrop for examining the problems and challenges faced by today’s business leaders. They must incorporate change, manage risk, and motivate people to go up hill at a time when they want to quit.
Come Run with Me
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Series: Running. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,510. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports training
Paul Graziano set a new personal half marathon record by 34 minutes following this plan. First time and seasoned runners are discovering an unprecedented appreciation when reading and running any part of Come Run with Me.
The Last Marathon
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Price: Free! Words: 1,120. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2011. Category: Essay » Author profile
A brief essay on the life of a runner.
Marathon Running: An Arm Chair Guide Full of 100 Tips to Running a Marathon
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Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 5,620. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports training
This book is your practical guide on how to have your body and mind set on running those 26.2 miles. It offers you 100 simple tips to help you take that first step in preparing for the big race. It also includes the link to where you can get exclusive access to the audio and ebook versions as well as weekly tips that will get sent straight to your inbox -- a bonus worth $76.
A Race for Life: A Diet and Exercise Program for Superfitness and Reversing the Aging Process
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 59,870. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2011 by Lantern Books. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Cancer
In her mid-forties, Ruth Heidrich was diagnosed with breast cancer. After undergoing a double mastectomy, she challenged herself to the punishing Ironman Triathlon, a test of endurance involving a 2.4-mile swim, 112-mile bike ride, and a 26.2-mile marathon run. Twenty years later, Heidrich is still running, cancer-free, and positive about life. This is her story. She describes her fight with cance