Books tagged: marathon

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Finding My Happy Pace (Toronto Series #8)
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Series: Toronto, Book 8. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 78,590. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
If thirty-year-old Megan were any more of a doormat, she'd have footprints on her back. She takes up running to strengthen her body, but marathon training with cute but heartbroken coach Andrew strengthens her assertiveness too. When her best friend's demands threaten her race Megan must decide: cave in as she always has before or stick to her new-found 'happy pace' in running and life.
On The Road With Geoff And Jules
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 49,290. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
christmas eve 1959. geoff and jules hit a low point in calcutta. what to do? they try hitch-hiking across asia on what would later be the hippie trail - with glittering generals, weirdos, wrestlers and mad fundamentalists. they upset the military in darjeeling, are reborn in the ganges, jailed in afghanistan, dodge the savak in teheran, get drunk in Macedonia, wind up in 1960s london and party on.
Unofficial 2012 Olympic Guides: USA Marathon and Race Walk
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,450. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Olympics
This is your complete guide to Marathon and Race Walk at the London Summer Olympics. Learn about the marathon, who is on the American Olympic team and which athletes to expect in the fight for the podium. This guide is your complete insider look at the marathon and race walk events in the 2012 London Olympics. Includes tips on how to become an Olympic endurance athlete!
Kenyan Athlete Demystified
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Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 9,970. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Track & field
I was born in the Nandi Hills in Kenya. I have literally lived with Kenyan athletes. It happens that my brother is David Rudisha's pace setter. Many people would like to run and win a race, but the Kenyan athlete is an intimidation whenever they are on he field. It is not genetics or food, it is simply discipline and commitment. This book goes to proof the point and perhaps a chance to do better
The Stapleton 2013 Gay Guide to Key West & the Florida Keys
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 14,860. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2012 by Andrew Delaplaine. Category: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Travel
Complete Gay Guide to Key West and the Florida Keys (Upper Keys, Middle Keys, Lower Keys). Updated 3 times yearly Including: Lodgings Restaurants Attractions Outdoor sports, snorkeling, water tours Excursions Shopping... ... and everything else you'd want to do in the Keys - edited with an emphasis on gay travel.
Delaplaine’s 2013 Guide to Key West & the Florida Keys
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 16,220. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
Comprehensive guide to Key West and the Florida Keys, with sections on lodging (and camping), restaurants, attractions (including water sports), nightlife (which means an exhaustive selection of bars) and shopping (such as it is) for Upper Keys, Middle Keys, Lower Keys and Key West. Updated several times during the year. “This is a great book.” ---Carol Klee Tennyson, online reviewer
Sword of Marathon
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 106,840. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Luke, a Gothic prince, journeys south to prove himself worthy of kingship. But in Athens, Luke finds manhood and an unexpected destiny. Drawn into a vicious war against the Persian Empire, and confronted with superior military force on the plain of Marathon, Luke fights in bloody battle alongside the Greeks. The outcome impacts his life, his lovers, and the world’s future for millennia to come.
Running Beyond the Marathon: insights into the longest footrace in the world
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 48,010. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
Loaded with training tips, anecdotes and race stories, join four-time 3100 mile race finisher Grahak Cunningham as he takes you on the journey from his first race in 2007 as a multiday novice to his ultimate victory in 2012, and discover what he learnt along the way in the world's longest ultra marathon.
Correr Por Prazer - Já Correu Hoje?
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Price: $6.67 USD. Words: 44,370. Language: Portuguese. Published: January 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging
Nunca é tarde para se começar, poderá ter sido o mote para os três autores deste livro se iniciarem na prática da corrida. Paralelamente a este facto, mostraram interesse pelo estudo da modalidade na óptica do corredor de pelotão, decidindo agora passar a livro as suas experiências no que a esta área diz respeito.
Overthinking the Marathon
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 69,810. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging
Overthinking the Marathon is an intimate look at one man's preparation for his 21st marathon, covering the details that make running interesting and fun, even – no, especially – when it hurts. "Ray's loaning himself out as a thoughtful, veteran, and funny training partner. You couldn't find a better one as you get ready for your next 26.2-miler." -Amby Burfoot, 1968 Boston Marathon winner