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- F+W Media 2009; US$ 11.95 US$ 9.80
All that I am, I am because of my mind. --Paavo Nurmi, Olympic runner with nine gold medals in track & field All runners strive to get in the "zone," but here they'll learn to enter the ZEN "zone"! By adopting Buddha's mindful approach, you will discover you can run longer, faster, and harder. This book shows how to align body and mind for success... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2013; US$ 28.99
The legendary long-distance runner details his historic victory in the 1975 Boston Marathon that launched the modern running boom Within a span of two hours and nine minutes, Bill Rodgers went from obscurity to legend, from Bill Rodgers to "Boston Billy." In doing so, he instantly became the people's champ and the poster boy for the soulful 1970s... more...
- Orion 2012; US$ 10.99
The definitive, fully authorised story of the record-breaking rivalry between London Olympics organiser Sebastian Coe and Steve Ovett. Steve Ovett and Sebastian Coe presided over the golden era of British athletics. Between them they won three Olympic gold medals, two silvers, one bronze and broke a total of twelve middle-distance records. They... more...
- The Text Publishing Company 2013; US$ 29.99
When a 61-year-old potato farmer from Colac came out of nowhere to win the most arduous road running race ever attempted in Australia, a new national folk hero was born. A lovable farmer, a surprising athlete‚??a national icon? more...
- Rodale 2002; US$ 15.95 US$ 13.56
John Bingham, "the patron saint of the back of the pack," commands "The Penguin Brigade"those thousands of dedicated runners who have learned that the greatest joy in their sport comes not from how fast they go or how thin they become, but from simply having the courage to take the first step. Now Bingham shares the wisdom... more...
- Rodale 2008; US$ 16.95 US$ 14.41
Expert advice on training for and competing in the four most popular road races5-K, 10-K, half-marathon, and marathonbacked by the authority of the worlds leading running magazine. Whether you are a competitive or a recreational runner, the Runners World Guide to Road Racing is the only book youll need to prepare for and... more...
- John Blake Publishing 2013; US$ 7.28
Loopy about lacrosse? Want to get into wing-walking? This is the book for you! Join BBC Breakfast sports presenter Mike Bushell as he swaps his suit for shorts to showcase the thrills and spills of the world's craziest alternative sports. Famed for trying out a dazzling array of extreme sports as a part of his weekend sport bulletin, nobody is better... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2013; US$ 11.99
This is the story of Sally Gunnell's progress from modest origins in Essex to becoming 400-metre hurdles world-record holder, Olympic champion and world champion. It describes the combination of talent, commitment, hard work and desire to win that have enabled her to succeed. more...
- University of Iowa Press 2014; US$ 25.00
The Drake Relays are one of the iconic events of track and field in the United States. World and Olympic champions test their speed and stamina on the famed Blue Oval in Des Moines, Iowa, every April, and by spring 2013 they had set fourteen world records and fifty-one American records. But unlike most other top meets, this one also features college... more...
- Rodale 2006; US$ 15.95 US$ 13.56
In this heartening book, Boston Marathon race director and motivational speaker David McGillivray shares the challenges he has overcome to inspire readers to similar triumphs in their own lives. Always the last pick for team sports because of his small stature, David McGillivray drove himself to excel at individual sports. When he was 16, he set himself... more...