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Overthinking the Marathon by Ray Charbonneau
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 69,970. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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
Correr Por Prazer - Já Correu Hoje? by Vitor Dias
Price: $6.67 USD. Words: 44,370. Language: Portuguese. Published: January 12, 2013. Categories: 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.
CORRER, para mujeres como nosotras by Gloria Safar
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 37,280. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging
Correr es una gran manera de mejorar tu salud y bienestar, mejorar tu autoestima y adquirir un sentimiento de realización. Con consejos de expertos y asesoramiento específicamente para mujeres, este libro es el compañero perfecto para el principiante, veterano y aquellos que vuelven a correr después de una pausa.
Training on Empty by Lize Brittin
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 65,020. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Eating disorders, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging(5.00 from 1 review)
An engaging and honest autobiography of a former elite runner who nearly perished from anorexia, one that also explores the biopsychosocial and sociological aspects of this pervasive, malignant, but ultimately surmountable disease. Brittin's comprehensive account of her tribulations combined with her background in psychology makes this a unique must-read for athletes & health professionals alike.
Running For Girls Like Us by Gloria Safar
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 35,480. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Women's health
Running may seem simple to some, but there is a whole new world of training, stretching, nutrition, and balance to take on a running lifestyle. When it comes down to it, everyone can be a lifelong runner if they have the right knowledge and tools. With expert tips and advice specifically addressing women, this book is the perfect companion for novice, veteran, and returning runners alike.
Open Heart Runner: searching for meaning after my heart stopped by Gregory Marchand
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 49,640. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2012 by Agio Publishing House. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging
When Gregory Marchand suffered a cardiac arrest after an 8K race and was without a pulse for 20 minutes, few thought he'd survive. This inspiring story tells how he battled through a coma, heart surgery and debilitating brain injury to search for the meaning behind his survival that doctors called miraculous. Gregory's meditative memoir offers insight into how nearly dying can bring new life.
She Was Once a Runner by Anon ymous
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 25,840. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Mental health, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging(4.33 from 3 reviews)
“She Was Once a Runner” gives an honest account of a female long distance runner on a Division I college scholarship and the resultant pressure cooker in which she lives. The memoir explores the physical and psychological effects of the Female Athlete Triad on a nineteen year old girl struggling to find her identity amidst a toxic team environment and discouraging parents.
Running for Fun - health, fitness and comical tips by Don Hale
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 22,750. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Without doubt it is one of the most amusing and yet fully informative books ever written about running. It explains the start and enthusiasm of the FUN & SERIOUS RUNNER. Written by a former professional soccer player, a top wrestler and a record breaking ultra-distance lady runner, this new online version was originally published by popular demand in 1986.
Irony All Around Me by Chris Jones
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 26,090. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging
Inspiring messages from someone who lost his job and then his good friend to cancer in a matter of days. From a beginner runner to Boston Marathon Qualifier, the author shares insights and reflections that uplift and encourage. He shares as he discovers new sources of strength and uncovers the secrets his friend already knew about living this brief time on earth.
Chasing the Runner's High by Ray Charbonneau
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 80,390. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Biography
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".