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Jogging Along
Price: Free! Words: 60,500. Language: British English. Published: January 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
(4.00)
Chris Parker has just turned twenty-nine and realises that life hasn’t turned out quite how he had hoped. Trapped in a dead-end job, he is overweight, perennially single and living in the smallest flat in Cardiff, if not the world. In the absence of any meaningful career prospects, Chris decides that the only way he can change his life before his thirtieth birthday is by running a marathon.
Overthinking the Marathon
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
An Elite Journey
Price: Free! Words: 11,960. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2013 by David C. Lowe. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Inspirational
Abigail Jane is a girl never gives up. No matter what life throws her way.
Fast in Five Weeks: A Five Week Guide to Your Fastest 5K
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,230. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Exercise
This running program will teach you how to significantly improve your 5K running speed in just five weeks in less than 45 minutes per day. If you've ever wanted to be a faster, stronger runner but have always felt that you don't have the time to really train, this guide is for you.
Fast Things in the Solar System
Price: Free! Words: 7,110. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
Some amazingly fast and surprisingly slow things move on Earth and in the rest of the solar system. We begin with some Earthly examples, including World speed records of various kinds, and progress toward faster things, moving among the planets.
In Dreams
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 15,410. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2012 by Thunder Valley Press. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Science fiction » General
A near-future tale of love, loss, and redemption. Nature videographer Jerome and his lover Andy, an environmental activist, dedicated their lives to rescuing the planet from the disasterous policies of generations past. Just when their efforts began to make a difference, Andy lost his life at sea. Or did he?
The Thin Line - The Short Story Of A Runner
Price: Free! Words: 7,660. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Sports, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
(3.00)
A runner pushes himself to edge of his own limits in the pursuit of the "thin line" of perfection. However, he ends up discovering there is also a thin line between sanity and success.
Anna's Run
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 58,270. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
Nightmare quickly turns to reality as Anna Ravelle faces an investigation from Social Services gone wrong after a series of false reports places her children in jeopardy. Labelled a kidnapper, Anna leads authorities on a run across the country as she fights to save her children from being apprehended and thrust into a corrupt network of children being sold across the country.
Pilates - Essential Training for the Athlete
Price: $15.99 USD. Words: 16,360. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Yoga
Pilates-Essentail Training for the Athlete, is an informative book that covers the history of Pilates, and explains the how and why the Pilates method is beneficial to everyone whether you are a season athlete or enjoying life recreationally.
Running Beyond the Marathon: Insights Into the Longest Footrace in the World
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 47,990. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
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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.