Books tagged: ultramarathon

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52 Marathons in 52 Weeks: How to Run a Marathon Every Week for a Year
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 10,360. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging
“52 Marathons In 52 Weeks: How to Run a Marathon Every Week For a Year” by Karl Gruber is the definitive guide on how to go about preparing yourself to run one 26.2 mile race – a marathon – for 52 straight weeks.
The Devil o' the Highlands
Price: Free! Words: 2,830. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging
Tackling the route of an ultramarathon just for the hell of it, with a less-than-savvy support runner.
Desert Marathon Training - Tips For Beginners, 2nd Edition
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 63,420. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Extreme sports
So you want to run an ultra-marathon? And why not? Like the Marathon des Sables (MdS)? What is it like to run marathons, every day, in the Sahara, for a week? There are sandy desert races all around the world to test your body mind and spirit. All in breathtaking scenery far away from the daily grind. This book is about how to go from zero to hero!
Daughters of Distance
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 81,000. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging, Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies
What does it mean to be a female in endurance sport? Hundreds of women open up about their realities as athletes, wives, girlfriends and mothers. From the intimacy of the bedroom to the community of competition, some of these stories will encourage and uplift. Others will surprise and infuriate. Welcome to the beautiful and complicated world of strong women.
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.
Marathon Training - Winning Strategies, Preparation and Nutrition for Running 5k, Half, Long Distance Marathons
Price: $5.99 $3.00 USD. (50% off!) Words: 12,930. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2014 by Digital Publishing Group. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Juggling
** The Only Marathon and Half-Marathon Training Book You'll Never Need! ** The book appears to be the "best of" many articles from the Runners World Magazine put together in a book form, but it is a good resource for running, related fitness, injuries, injury prevention, nutrition, etc...
Got to Live
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 77,300. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging
Everyone struggles through the loss of a loved one. For Jay Danek, it was the unexpected loss of his father at the age of 58. To honor his dad, he set out to run 923 straight days. His journey took him from life as a 275 pound non-runner, suffering through depression, anxiety, weight gain, and anger, to 100-mile ultra-marathons through the mountains.
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
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
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.
Chasing the Runner's High
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 80,390. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Biography
In "Chasing the Runner's High", Ray Charbonneau tells the story how he pushed his addiction to running up to, and then past, his limits. It's a memoir that shares what he learned, what he should have learned, and what he still has to learn from running. Marshall Ulrich, 4 time winner of the Badwater Ultramarathon calls Chasing the Runner's High "a hard look at the mind of a runner".