Books tagged: running

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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
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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.
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.
Accelerate! Run Faster in 7 Days
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,390. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » healthy living
Accelerate! Run Faster in 7 Days is a book for beginner and intermediate runners who wish to increase their overall speed and endurance. This volume utilizes a holistic approach in producing the desired end result: more speed and power on the track.
I Dreamed, I Ran, I Conquered
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 27,730. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging, Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
“I Dreamed, I Ran, I Conquered” captures Filipino runner Ben Gaetos’ quest for his goals in life and his bumpy ride along the way. Ben’s adventures led him to dream of running a herculean race, considered by many as the world’s toughest, the Badwater Ultramarathon. At Badwater, Ben relived the struggle of David vs. Goliath, facing 135 miles of furnace-like heat, endless roads, and heavenly climbs.
By The Roadside
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,010. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Adventure » General
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Young Tony Davidson finds himself on the road, away from his dreaded home life; and his father. He's finally free from the horrors his dad could deal out; or so he thought.
8,000 Miles Across Alaska: A Runner's Journeys on the Iditarod Trail
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 84,840. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging
Lawyer and talented ultrarunner Tim Hewitt has achieved something entirely unique in the modern era: Eight thousand-mile treks across Alaska on the Iditarod Trail. This biography chronicles his adventures: the harrowing weather conditions, breathtaking scenery, fierce competition, kindness of strangers, humorous misadventures, humbling setbacks, battles for survival, and heroic victories.
With Grace Under Pressure
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 91,250. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
An inspiring and heartwarming story, With Grace Under Pressure, set primarily in contemporary Chicago, follows the inter-twining lives of five women as part of a community of runners. It is the strength of one woman, Gracie Carlson, that ties these stories of self-realization and survival together as she leads them to transformations beyond anything they had dreamed possible.
Wheels
Price: Free! Words: 20,530. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Legal
Wheels are meant to turn, but what if they don't? Sometimes wheels take us to somewhere we'd rather not be. Each of these nine stories is written around wheels and they are sometimes not what you would expect. All the authors' proceeds go directly to Sea Shepherd, a charity devoted to protecting our seas and oceans and the life within.
Running in the Back of the Pack
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 73,540. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging, Essay » Author profile
Startling with Bettie's first run, this story follows her journey from 5Ks to ultras, love to loss, grief to healing, from her first marathon to more than 225 more. She's logged more miles than she thought possible, and she's still going-on track to complete more than 70 this year. She runs in the back of the pack, where the view is different. Some benefits were expected--some quite surprising.
The Fall
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 14,600. Language: British English. Published: May 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European
A man and a dog out in the hills in winter run into trouble far from help.