Books tagged: marathon

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Key West & the Florida Keys - The Delaplaine 2016 Long Weekend Guide
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 23,900. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
Comprehensive guide to Key West and the Florida Keys, including Upper Keys, Middle Keys and Lower Keys, from Key Largo all the way down the Overseas Highway though little Podunk towns to the glorious debauchery of Key West. “New information on guest houses and restaurants that I did not know about.” ---Dusty H., Raleigh
Determined Runners
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 9,470. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging
This first hand book, written by an athlete who has lived in the same training camps with the world's top runners, trained and shared the same experiences with them for over ten years now, may change your perceptions about these world beaters after you learn how much they sacrifice in their training.
Dossard 1112
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 53,000. Language: French. Published: April 17, 2015 by Éditions Hélène Jacob. Categories: Fiction » Sports, Fiction » Biographical
Un monsieur Tout-le-monde qui devient triathlète. Un sportif du dimanche qui se rêve en champion. Un quadragénaire, pris dans les soubresauts de sa vie, qui tente de leur faire face par une voie pas banale. Un homme meurtri qui, pour rester debout, décide d’accélérer.
Low Impact Running: A Manual Helping All People Get Moving, Get Healthy, Get Happy!
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 8,330. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging
LIR saved my life. I went from barely able to walk to finishing a full marathon in less than a year. I owe it all to the grace of God and my will to not give up or give in! Do not let people put limits on you and do not put limits on yourself! Low Impact Running (LIR) can help: the young and old – mentally and physically challenged – autistic – overweight – kids battling childhood obesity.
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.
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.
Mystical Miles The 2nd Dimension of Running
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 123,680. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: September 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Mind & Body
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.
Key West & the Florida Keys - The Delaplaine 2015 Long Weekend Guide
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 23,430. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
Comprehensive guide to Key West and the Florida Keys, including Upper Keys, Middle Keys and Lower Keys, from Key Largo all the way down the Overseas Highway though little Podunk towns to the glorious debauchery of Key West. “New information on guest houses and restaurants that I did not know about.” ---Dusty H., Raleigh