Marathon & cross-country running

    Runner: A short story about a long run

    By Lizzy Hawker

    Paperback £8.45

    Runner is the story of Lizzy Hawker's journey and will get inside the head of the physical, mental and emotional challenges that runners go through at the edge of human endurance, in much the same way as Aurum's classic running story Feet in the Clouds by Richard Askwith did nearly...

    Beyond Impossible: From Reluctant Runner to Guinness World Record Breaker

    By Mimi Anderson

    Paperback £8.45

    When Mimi first started jogging on a treadmill as an unfit 36-year-old mother-of-three, she never imagined she would go on to become a World-Record-breaking ultrarunner. This incredible story of how an ordinary mum ran her way into the record books will inspire beginner runners and die-hard marathon devotees alike.

    Race Through the Greatest Running Stories

    By Damian Hall

    Hardback £10.25

    A beautifully illustrated race through running's vast history of gripping endurance feats, inspired solo pursuits and a whole host of heroes, helions and legend-makers.

    Footnotes: How Running Makes Us Human

    By Vybarr Cregan-Reid

    Paperback Save £1.14 = £7.85

    Running is not just a sport. It reconnects us to our bodies and the places in which we live, breaking down our increasingly structured and demanding lives. This book explores human desire to run. It shows why feeling the earth beneath our feet is a necessary and healing part of...

    Trail Runner's Companion

    By Sarah Lavender Smith

    Paperback Save £3.92 = £12.03

    The Trail Runner's Companion provides a goal-oriented guide that coaches and inspires the reader to make steady progress toward becoming a better and more satisfied runner through trail running.

    Secret of Running

    By Hans van Dijk

    Paperback Save £8.32 = £18.63

    This book is lavishly illustrated and packed with useful data. Being already a bestseller in the Netherlands and Belgium, The Secret of Running can be considered the ultimate textbook for all serious runners and their coaches.

    For the Love of Running

    By Paul Owen

    Hardback £8.45

    Running is the simplest, the most natural, the most wildly liberating and gloriously exhilarating of sports. Collected here are all the most fascinating insights into the world of running - from its illustrious history to the modern-day greats - that you will ever need to inspire your next run, whether...

    Pilates for Runners

    By Harri Angell

    Paperback £12.65

    An easy to use resource for time-pressed runners. Everything you need to start using Pilates to improve your running--get stronger, avoid injury, get flexible, and improve your performance.

    Downhill From Here: Running from John O\'Groats to Land\'s End

    By Gavin Boyter

    Paperback £8.45

    Approaching his middle forties, Gavin Boyter wondered what his life was all about. An ordinary runner, he came to wonder if an ordinary runner might be capable of John O'Groats to Land's End, the longest linear run in Britain. Gavin was neither the first nor the quickest but Downhill from...

    Ultramarathon Man

    By Dean Karnazes

    Paperback £8.45

    The inspiring story of Dean Karnazes, an internationally recognised endurance athlete who has pushed his body and mind to inconceivable limits.

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