Books tagged: running

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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.
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
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.
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.
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
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.
Triathlon For Beginners: Everything you need to know about training, nutrition, kit, motivation, racing and much more
Price: $5.29 USD. Words: 17,230. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Triathalon
Triathlon for beginners is a complete guide to your first race and first season. We have made all the mistakes so you don't have to. This easy to digest book is packed with great tips and advice on how to get faster and more confident quickly. We will take you through swim, bike, run, first race, transition, nutrition, specific strength training for triathlon and what not to do.
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.
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!
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?
Running For Girls Like Us
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.
The Run (The Running Suspense Collection #1)
Price: Free! Words: 10,300. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
The Run: (Approx. 34 pages/10,000 word short) Cora is a runner and mother of two whose husband is working out of town on business. Always a protective mother, Cora has never left her children alone. That is until a well-intentioned friend encourages her to. This is a story that will leave you questioning your parenting skills and wanting to read more great running adventures by Diane Strong.