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Running -

Related category: Health & Wellbeing
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These are some of the books on this subject that we have had in our shop - but there will be many others that we can also order! (Note: this website cannot tell you if we have a book in stock right now or not, and though we do our best to keep information up to date, occasionally prices may have changed.)
The COVID-19 crisis is causing delays in supply from some book distributors, and currently most books take at least 1 - 2 weeks to come in - so if you need any of these books urgently, or by a specific date, use the enquiry links to ask about supply time.

Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 14 books in this booklist

  • Cover image of book Wild Running: Britain
    Wild Running: Britain's 200 Greatest Trail Runs - by Jen and Sim Benson

    £16.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781910636152 | ISBN 10: 1910636150

    This brand new edition of Wild Running selects Britain’s top 200 trail runs (including 150 brand new routes). Chosen for their incredible terrain, sensational beauty and ease of navigation, this is the perfect running guide for beginners and expert ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Beautiful Work In Progress by Mirna Valerio
    A Beautiful Work In Progress - by Mirna Valerio

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781503943391 | ISBN 10: 1503943399

    Runners’ vocabulary is full of acronyms like DNS for “Did Not Start” and DNF for “Did Not Finish,” but when Mirna Valerio stepped up to the starting line, she needed a new one: DNQ for “Did Not Quit.”   Valerio has tied on her ru ... more

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  • Cover image of book This Mum Runs by Jo Pavey
    This Mum Runs - by Jo Pavey

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780224100434 | ISBN 10: 0224100432

    The inspirational story of athlete Jo Pavey, the runner and mum who ran at a record-breaking fifth Olympic Games at Rio 2016.   'Come-back races? I've had more than a few, the night of 10 May 2014 was the ultimate long shot. I was a forty-year ... more

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  • Cover image of book Twin Ambitions: My Autobiography by Mo Farah
    Twin Ambitions: My Autobiography - by Mo Farah

    £8.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781444779585 | ISBN 10: 1444779583

    A powerful and gripping human story of the 2012 London Olympics hero  4 August, 2012. Super Saturday. On the most electric night in the history of British sport, Mo Farah braved the pain and punishment to seize Olympic gold in the 10,000m - and ... more

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  • Cover image of book Wild Running: 150 Great Adventures on the Trails and Fells of Britain by Jen and Sim Benson
    Wild Running: 150 Great Adventures on the Trails and Fells of Britain - by Jen and Sim Benson

    £16.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780957157361 | ISBN 10: 0957157363

    Wild Running is the first UK guide book for those who love to run and who dream of exploring Britains spectacular mountains, forests and coastal trails.   Featuring 150 hand-picked runs, chosen for simple navigation and sensational beauty, Wi ... more

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  • Cover image of book Running with the Mind of Meditation: Lessons for Training Body and Mind by Sakyong Mipham
    Running with the Mind of Meditation: Lessons for Training Body and Mind - by Sakyong Mipham

    £10.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9780307888174 | ISBN 10: 0307888177

    A unique fitness program from a highly respected spiritual leader that blends physical and spiritual practice for everyone - regardless of age, spiritual background, or ability - to great benefits for both body and soul.   As a Tibetan lama a ... more

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  • Cover image of book Buoyant on the Blackstuff: (Me, Marathons, Maggie and Merseyside) (1982-1992) by Tony Peacock
    Buoyant on the Blackstuff: (Me, Marathons, Maggie and Merseyside) (1982-1992) - by Tony Peacock

    £9.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781291659504 | ISBN 10: 1291659501

    An involvement in running marathons is unhealthy; physically, mentally, socially and too many other alleys to go into.' Set mainly in and around Merseyside between 1982 and 1992, this is the story of one mans journey from disillusioned football ... more

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  • Cover image of book Running with the Kenyans: Discovering the Secrets of the Fastest People on Earth by Adharanand Finn
    Running with the Kenyans: Discovering the Secrets of the Fastest People on Earth - by Adharanand Finn

    £9.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9780571274062 | ISBN 10: 0571274064

    An epic personal quest to discover the remarkable secrets of the world's greatest runners.   After years of watching Kenyan athletes win the world's biggest long-distance races, from the Olympics to big city marathons, Runner's World contribu ... more

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  • Cover image of book Women
    Women's Complete Guide to Running - by Jeff Galloway

    £12.95   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781841263212 | ISBN 10: 1841263214

    This is the book that will take any woman, at any level of fitness, into the running lifestyle. Jeff Galloway, a US Olympian in 1972, has helped over 150,000 people make this journey while reducing or eliminating aches, pains, and injuries suffered d ... more

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  • Cover image of book Usain Bolt: Fast as Lightning by Mike Rowbottom
    Usain Bolt: Fast as Lightning - by Mike Rowbottom

    £6.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781906413828 | ISBN 10: 1906413827

    Usain Bolt is the fastest man on the planet and one of the most popular athletes of all time. His dramatic world record-breaking feats in the 100 and 200 metres have earned him Olympic and world gold medals in the last couple of years. But what has ... more

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  • Cover image of book What I Talk About When I Talk About Running by Haruki Murakami
    What I Talk About When I Talk About Running - by Haruki Murakami

    £8.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9780099526155 | ISBN 10: 0099526158

    The first, fascinating insight into the life of this internationally bestselling writer.  In 1982, having sold his jazz bar to devote himself to writing, Murakami began running to keep fit. A year later, he'd completed a solo course from Athe ... more

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  • Cover image of book Barefoot Runner: The Life of Marathon Champion Abebe Bikila by Paul Rambali
    Barefoot Runner: The Life of Marathon Champion Abebe Bikila - by Paul Rambali

    £8.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9781846686535 | ISBN 10: 1846686539

    Abebe Bikila was the first African to win an Olympic gold medal, running barefoot in Rome in 1960 and again - wearing shoes this time - in Tokyo four years later. His story has never been told.  Born in an Ethiopian village, Bikila joined the ... more

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  • Cover image of book Black, White and Gold: My Autobiography by Kelly Holmes with Fanny Blake
    Black, White and Gold: My Autobiography - by Kelly Holmes with Fanny Blake

    £9.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9780753513170 | ISBN 10: 075351317x

    Kelly Holmes had two dreams - to join the army, and bring home a gold medal from the Olympic Games. But winning double gold in the 2004 Olympics and becoming Dame Kelly Holmes was much more than fulfilling a dream; it was a reward for a lifetime of r ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Nonrunner
    The Nonrunner's Marathon Guide for Women: Get Off Your Butt and on with Your Training - by Dawn Dais

    £12.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9781580052054 | ISBN 10: 1580052053

    Dawn Dais was a woman who didn't believe that running was part of her biological destiny, and yet she tackled her doubts, laced up her shoes, and crossed the finish line on marathon day.  In this hilarious, true-to-life guide, she shares hard-ea ... more

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