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The Rise of the Ultra Runners: A Journey to the Edge of Human Endurance

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The Rise of the Ultra Runners: A Journey to the Edge of Human Endurance...

Adharanand Finn

Biography: sport; Sports & outdoor recreation; Sports psychology; Marathon & cross-country running

Paperback

But is it an antidote to modern life, or a symptom of a modern illness?<br... [more]

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The Track in Forest: The Creation of a Legendary 1968 US Olympic Team

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The Track in Forest: The Creation of a Legendary 1968 US Olympic Team

Bob Burns

History of the Americas; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Sports & outdoor recreation; Olympic games; Track & field sports, athletics

Hardback

The 1968 US men's Olympic track and field team won 12 gold medals and set six world records at the Mexico City Games, one... [more]

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When Running Made History

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When Running Made History

Roger Robinson

Sports & outdoor recreation; Track & field sports, athletics

Paperback

Takes readers on a globe-trotting tour that combines a historian's insight with personal memories. From experiencing the 1948... [more]

$46.95

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Fifty Places to Run Before You Die

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Fifty Places to Run Before You Die

Chris Santella

Sports & outdoor recreation; Marathon & cross-country running; Active outdoor pursuits

Hardback

The author of the bestselling Fifty Places series (more than 500,000 copies sold) returns with a globe-trotting guide to the... [more]

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Running Beyond: Epic Ultra, Trail and Skyrunning Races

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Running Beyond: Epic Ultra, Trail and Skyrunning Races

Ian Corless

Sports & outdoor recreation; Marathon & cross-country running

Hardback

Running Beyond is the ultimate celebration of ultra-running. Exclusive interviews with elite runners and stunning,... [more]

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First Ladies of Running: 22 Inspiring Profiles of the Rebels, Rule Breakers, and Visionaries Who Changed the Sport Forever

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First Ladies of Running: 22 Inspiring Profiles of the Rebels, Rule Breakers,...

Amby Burfoot

Biography: general; History: specific events & topics; Gender studies: women; Sports & outdoor recreation; Track & field sports, athletics

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Today, millions of women and girls around the world enjoy running and entering races. It wasn't always so: * In 1961, when... [more]

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Multisport Dreaming: The Foundations of Triathlon in Australia

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Multisport Dreaming: The Foundations of Triathlon in Australia

Jane E. Hunt

Sports & outdoor recreation; Track & field sports, athletics

Hardback

The sport of triathlon has evolved considerably since the first triathlon-like events were held in Australia in 1980 and 1981.... [more]

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Faster than Lightning: My Autobiography

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Faster than Lightning: My Autobiography

Usain Bolt

Autobiography: sport; Sports & outdoor recreation; Track & field sports, athletics

Paperback

The autobiography of the fastest man of all time and a superstar whose talent and charisma have made him one of the most famous... [more]

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Mastering Running

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Mastering Running

Cathy Utzschneider

Sports & outdoor recreation; Track & field sports, athletics

Paperback

A guide for runners, athletes and fitness buffs. It contains all the advice and instruction you'd expect from an elite-level... [more]

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Born to Run: The hidden tribe, the ultra-runners, and the greatest race the world has never seen

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Born to Run: The hidden tribe, the ultra-runners, and the greatest race...

Christopher McDougall

Memoirs; Sports & outdoor recreation; Marathon & cross-country running

Paperback

At the heart of Born to Run lies a mysterious tribe of Mexican Indians, the Tarahumara, who live quietly in canyons and are... [more]

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What I Talk About When I Talk About Running

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What I Talk About When I Talk About Running

Haruki Murakami

Biography; Memoirs; Marathon & cross-country running

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In 1982, having sold his jazz bar to devote himself to writing, Murakami began running to keep fit. A year later, he'd completed... [more]

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Born to Run: My Story

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Born to Run: My Story

Cathy Freeman

Autobiography: sport; Track & field sports, athletics; Children's & Educational

Paperback

Hi guys,Ever since I was little I only had one dream - to win a gold medal at the Olympics. When I was twenty-seven years... [more]

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Epic Runs of the World

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Epic Runs of the World

Lonely Planet

Marathon & cross-country running; Travel & holiday; Travel & holiday guides

Hardback

Explore 50 of the world's greatest running routes, from short urban runs to cross-country trails and must-do marathons. Entries... [more]

$44.99

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Crawl of Fame: Julie Moss and the Fifteen Feet that Created an Ironman Triathlon Legend

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Crawl of Fame: Julie Moss and the Fifteen Feet that Created an Ironman Triathlon...

Julie Moss, Robert Yehling

Biography: general; Biography: sport; Gender studies: women; Sports & outdoor recreation; Multidiscipline sports

Paperback

The courageous and transformative story of triathlon hall-of-fame athlete Julie Moss. [more]

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Triathlon: Expert Training and Race Advice for Beginners and Improvers

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Triathlon: Expert Training and Race Advice for Beginners and Improvers

Dominic Bliss

Fitness & diet; Sports & outdoor recreation; Multidiscipline sports

Paperback

Whether you're thinking about taking part in your first sprint-distance event, are trying the Olympic-distance, or want to... [more]

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My Marathon

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My Marathon

Frank Shorter

Autobiography: sport; Sports & outdoor recreation; Olympic games; Marathon & cross-country running

Hardback

A revealing and inspiring memoir by the father of American distance running. [more]

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Today We Die a Little: Emil Zatopek, Olympic Legend to Cold War Hero

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Today We Die a Little: Emil Zatopek, Olympic Legend to Cold War Hero

Richard Askwith

Biography: sport; Sports & outdoor recreation; Olympic games; Marathon & cross-country running

Paperback

LONGLISTED FOR THE WILLIAM HILL SPORTS BOOK OF THE YEAR AWARDSHORTLISTED FOR THE CROSS SPORTS BOOK AWARDS BIOGRAPHY OF THE... [more]

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A Life Without Limits: A World Champion's Journey

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A Life Without Limits: A World Champion's Journey

Chrissie Wellington

Autobiography: sport; Sports & outdoor recreation; Multidiscipline sports

Paperback

The amazing life story of Britain's world conquering triathlete, Chrissie Wellington. [more]

$20.99

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The Ancient Olympics

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The Ancient Olympics

Nigel Spivey (Lecturer in Classics at the University of Cambridge, and Fellow and Director of Studies in Classics at Emmanuel College)

History; European history; Classical history & classical civilisation; Olympic games; Track & field sports, athletics

Paperback

A portrait of the Greek Olympics as they really were - fierce contests between bitter rivals, in which victors won kudos and... [more]

$26.95

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5k and 10k: From Start to Finish

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5k and 10k: From Start to Finish

Graeme Hilditch

Sports & outdoor recreation; Sporting events, tours & organisations; Track & field sports, athletics

Paperback

A manual that provides support, guidance and information for race novices planning to undertake a 5k or 10k run. Takes you... [more]

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Dare to Tri: My Journey from the BBC Breakfast Sofa to GB Team Triathlete

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Dare to Tri: My Journey from the BBC Breakfast Sofa to GB Team Triathlete...

Louise Minchin

Autobiography: arts & entertainment; Autobiography: sport; Track & field sports, athletics

Paperback

SHORTLISTED FOR THE TELEGRAPH SPORTS HEALTH & FITNESS BOOK OF THE YEAR AWARD 2019 Dare to Tri is the amazing story of TV... [more]

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Running Up That Hill: The highs and lows of going that bit further

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Running Up That Hill: The highs and lows of going that bit further

Vassos Alexander

Radio & television industry; Fitness & diet; Marathon & cross-country running

Paperback

SHORTLISTED FOR THE TELEGRAPH SPORTS HEALTH & FITNESS BOOK OF THE YEAR AWARD 2019 Running Up That Hill is a celebration... [more]

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Outrunning the Demons: Lives Transformed through Running

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Outrunning the Demons: Lives Transformed through Running

Phil Hewitt

True stories; Coping with personal problems; Sports psychology; Marathon & cross-country running

Paperback

Hope through running...<br... [more]

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Running Beyond: Epic Ultra, Trail and Skyrunning Races

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Running Beyond: Epic Ultra, Trail and Skyrunning Races

Ian Corless

Photography & photographs; Extreme sports; Marathon & cross-country running

Paperback

Running Beyond is the ultimate celebration of ultra-running. Exclusive interviews with elite runners and stunning,... [more]

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Trail and Fell Running in the Yorkshire Dales: 40 runs in the National Park, including the Three Peaks

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Trail and Fell Running in the Yorkshire Dales: 40 runs in the National Park,...

Pete Ellwood

Marathon & cross-country running; Active outdoor pursuits; Travel & holiday guides

Paperback

Guidebook to 40 of the best trail and fell runs in the Yorkshire Dales National Park. Ranging from 5 to 24 miles, the graded... [more]

$27.99

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