Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging

Still Not Bionic: Adventures In Unremarkable Ultrarunning
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 55,400. Language: British English. Published: November 26, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health
If running extreme distances is as much about mental endurance as physical, how do you keep going when your internal monologue turns against you? That was the simple question Ira Rainey faced when the darkness of depression cast its long shadow over his life. It turned out the answer was far from simple.
Running Mark's Marathon - The Making of a Mid-Life Marathon Runner
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 61,580. Language: British English. Published: September 29, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Are you a runner but don't think you have what it takes to complete a marathon? Do you think you are too old, too busy, too unfit or too slow to ever run the legendary 26.2 miles? Think again. Follow the journey from conception to finish line as busy mum of four Andrea Glenn recounts her training for London marathon 2013 run in memory of her brother Mark. With tips for first time marathon runners.
May Contain Fish
Price: Free! Words: 20,860. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2016 by Sarah Jane Butfield. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Exercise
This book takes a lighthearted look at my training leading up to an ultra marathon in 2015, which took me from a standing start completing 5K Parkruns to attempting extreme fitness challenges while eating a fish based diet!
Wind in the Fire
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 129,840. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging
Bobbi Gibb's personal journey - from 1964, when she first saw the Boston Marathon, through 1966, when she became the first woman to run the historic course. She was also traveling on a spiritual and philosophical quest, seeking the answers to some of life’s biggest questions. Bobbi overcomes obstacles, challenges prejudice, and makes a difference with tenacity, perseverance and love.
Fat Man to Green Man: From Unfit To Ultramarathon
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 67,890. Language: British English. Published: August 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
An honest and light-hearted chronicle, Fat Man to Green Man is the tale of a forty-something man's journey from fat to fit, culminating in running the Green Man ultramarathon. It is a story of fields and friendships; mud and maps and learning how to push yourself to achieve what you never believed you could - and how to deal with the consequences.
La Cazadora de Cimas (The Summit Seeker)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 44,990. Language: Spanish. Published: April 22, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Vanessa empezó a correr para combatir sus demonios, curar sus heridas más profundas, y encontrar su paz en las montañas. Sus descripciones graficas de senderos espectaculares te llevan a lugares salvajes donde encontraras bellezas violentas, extensa tierra virgen, y percepciones personales muy profundas.
Running After Spaghetti
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,840. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Essays
A nonfiction journey exposing the mental and physical strength to accomplish once-thought-impossible goals. Casey Sell brings recipes to the table while struggling to prepare for and run a race distance she has never been physically able to attempt. And I describe in crazy twists and turns finishing 12 miles to running 14 consecutive weeks of 100 miles/week with one goal - to finish one race.
Life on the Run
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 40,750. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging
Life on the Run is a personal guide to becoming a better, safer and happier runner. It explores the core theoretical and practical concepts of running with greater self-awareness, and concludes with a six week 5K Challenge. The book’s structure and content also makes it suitable for use by personal trainers and coaches as a supportive guide for clients who are interested in learning how to run.
Desert Marathon Training - Tips For Beginners, 2nd Edition
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 63,420. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Extreme sports
So you want to run an ultra-marathon? And why not? Like the Marathon des Sables (MdS)? What is it like to run marathons, every day, in the Sahara, for a week? There are sandy desert races all around the world to test your body mind and spirit. All in breathtaking scenery far away from the daily grind. This book is about how to go from zero to hero!
35 by 35: A Runner's Quest
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 52,060. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
In 35 by 35: A Runner’s Quest, Spates takes us on her journey from her first inspiration through her greatest triumph, sharing the peaks and valleys she experiences as she grows from a young college graduate to a parent and professional in the entertainment industry while maintaining her true identity as a marathon runner.
Cardio Exposed - Why Cardio For Weight Loss Sucks...And What YOU Should Do Instead
Price: Free! Words: 25,860. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Dieting, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging
'Cardio Exposed' - A Detailed Book That Is Science Based After reading this exercise for weight loss guide you will know more about how to lose weight effectively than the majority of the population. You won't be scared, confused, or lost. You'll be inspired to jump in, change your life, and help others to change theirs too. The advice is practical, simple, and you will certainly experience some
Daughters of Distance
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 81,000. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging, Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies
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
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 55,980. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Triathalon
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
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 54,280. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » 12-step programs, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging
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
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 27,000. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2015 by Older Yet Faster Publications Pty Ltd. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
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
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 22,220. Language: American English. Published: December 22, 2014. Categories: 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
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,360. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2014. Categories: 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
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 54,990. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
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
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 75,800. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2014. Categories: 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
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 71,620. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging
(1.00 from 1 review)
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.

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