Thursday, December 15, 2011

Last Minute Reads for Runners

The holiday season is upon us and if you are looking for an inspiring read or something to pass along as a gift to a fellow runner, here are some picks that you might want to consider. I am sure there are titles that I am forgetting. Most of these books are in my own personal collection ore ones that I have had at one time. Some of my favorites are in bold. Enjoy.

Daniels Running Formula 2nd edition - Jack Daniels, PhD

Advanced Marathoning 2nd edition - Pete Pfitzinger and Scott Douglas

Meditations from the Breakdown Lane - James Shapiro

Bowerman and The Men of Oregon - Kenny Moore

Running to Win - George Sheehan

I Run, therefor I am NUTS - Bon Schwartz

The Runner's Literary Companion - edited by Garth Battista

The Complete Book of Running for Women - Claire Kowalchik

Strides - Benjamin Cheever

A Step Beyond: A Definitive Guide to Ultrarunning - edited by Don Allison

The Complete Book of Running - James F. Fixx

Running and Being - Dr. George Sheehan

Running on Empty - Marshall Ulrich

Flannigan's Run - Tom McNabb

Born to Run - Christopher McDougall

The Zen of Running - Fred Rohe

More Fire: How to Run the Kenyan Way - Toby Tanser

Relentless - Forward Progress - Bryon Powell

The Principles of Running - Amby Burfoot

The Last Pick - Dave McGillivray

Pre: America's Greatest Running Legend - Tom Jordan

UltraMarathon Man - Dean Karnazes

50 in 50 - Dean Karnazes

Duel in the Sun - John Brant

Run Like a Mother: How to Get Moving--and Not Lose Your Family, Job, or Sanity -- Sara Bown Shea and Dimity McDowell

Once a Runner - John L. Parker Jr.

Again to Carthage - John L. Parker Jr.

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