- A Selection of the Best Books About Running
This section is devoted to
the best running books.
Now, I have read a fair few of them. Certainly all the books in this
section. And many more. This section will serve you well if you are
interested in books
about training, marathoning, books for beginners or just books
The best books about running get discussed in this section. My reviews
lengthy, but I want to make sure that you know what you get yourself
you buy something.
Best Running Books :: Training
On a recent trip to the US, and following your advice, I bought the
book Daniels' Running Formula.
Thanks so much for recommending it.
I have gone half way down, and it is a real "bible" for all us runners.
Marius has competed in the Olympics and has trained with world-class
athletes. He has learnt from these runners and has made those training
methods applicable to marathon training programs for normal people like
This marathon plan prepares you well for a marathon by first focusing
on 5k and 10k training. Only when you are ready
Marius moves on to marathon training.
Great, great, inspiring
running book. It is about a
quest to find out more about the mysterious Tarahamuri tribe in the
Mexican Copper Mountains.
This tribe consists of nothing but
long-distance runners. What is it in their food, in the way they live
that makes them such extraordinary athletes?
Christopher McDougall finds out a whole lot about them and
about why we are born to run. Very inspirational. If you are in a bit
of a runner's lull, then read this book and I guarantee that you will
put on those running shoes again!
As a former Ram
(Colorade State University Student) I have had to take some time to
acknowledge that this book about the cross-country team of the
Buffaloes (University of Colorado Students) is a great read... :)
The book covers the highlights and the tragedies in a running season.
It covers training aspects, but more than that, it focuses on the
social bonds between college runners who dedicate their young lives to