Books tagged: running

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Cyborg on the Run
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,860. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
The cyborg Galt is in trouble. He's been framed for an accident aboard his ship, and he's been sent back to Earth to face a panel of military judges who hate and fear what he represents. When he escapes, they pursue. Will he be able to run fast enough?
Go Commando: A Field Guide For Your First Obstacle Race
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 8,160. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2012 by Sunspot Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Track & field, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Exercise
Up for the challenge of your first obstacle race? Not sure if you are ready? Go Commando will help you prep, from key strengthening exercises to building your mental game. Are you an experienced racer who wants to encourage a friend or beginner? Giving Go Commando as a gift is a great way to tell your friends you believe in them!
The Leverage Body
Price: Free! Words: 11,080. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Exercise
The Leverage Body follows the author's continuing journey to make difficult yet positive changes in her life. In this second book of the Leverage Series, Rachel realizes the sedentary lifestyle she has been living is having major negative effects on her body and health. Desperate to change her dangerous life course, she creates a new plan for change and executes it using the power of Leverage.
Finding My Happy Pace (Toronto Series #8)
Series: Toronto, Book 8. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 78,590. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
(4.67)
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.
OPEN HEART RUNNER: searching for meaning after my heart stopped
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 49,650. 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.
Newspaper Bundle
Price: Free! Words: 9,570. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling
(4.00)
This is a series of columns written for the Georgetown News Graphic in 2011-2012. The author writes about her experiences while running and biking in the remote area of Scott County in Kentucky. The situations are always comical and often unbelievable.
101 Great Hikes Above Silicon Valley: Pre-planned trail adventures for all ability levels of hikers, runners, bikers, horses...and even dogs
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 30,490. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Exercise
Don't have time to plan where to head outdoors this weekend? Try one of the beginner, intermediate, or advanced hikes detailed in this guide. 37 nearby parks are profiled, with information on trails and facilities, including slope, climb, and mileage, plus easy reference charts to find the perfect hike. Most hikes can be done in 3-4 hours within a 1-hour drive from the heart of Silicon Valley.
She Was Once a Runner
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)
“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.
Out and Back
Price: Free! Words: 63,870. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
(5.00)
Amber runs every morning, bakes home cooked meals, and keeps a spotless house. She homeschools her children, grows an organic garden and milks her own goats. But Amber Stonewall is not perfect. She is a mother who fails, a wife who is unable to show affection, a daughter who is absent and a sister who knows it all. When her mom dies, it all slaps her in the face.
Carl’s Hat Wins Marathon: a short story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,820. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Sports, Fiction » Literature » Literary
At age ninety-two, the last surviving player from Super Bowl XXI in 1987, Carl decides to win the New York Marathon or die trying. And that’s exactly what he does. In front of the world’s cameras, he crashes to the ground, finished. But his hat doesn’t stay finished. Runner after runner picks it up and relays it to the front-runners, where a battle of epic proportion ensues to get Carl’s hat acro