Runner Reads: “Sub 4:00: Alan Webb and the Quest for the Fastest Mile” (and the Summer Runner Book Club)

Follow @vanessajunkin If someone wrote a book about me, I would have to read it as soon as it was published. But that wasn’t the case for Alan Webb. He said he felt he needed to accomplish more before reading “Sub 4:00: Alan Webb and the Quest for the Fastest Mile.” I read Chris Lear’s … More Runner Reads: “Sub 4:00: Alan Webb and the Quest for the Fastest Mile” (and the Summer Runner Book Club)

Runner Reads: “My Life on the Run” by Bart Yasso

It’s a saying you sometimes hear when someone has a unique life with lots of interesting stories to tell: “You should write a book.” That’s what Bart Yasso did. I met the Runner’s World chief running officer last year at the Yuengling Shamrock Marathon, but I didn’t know all he had accomplished until I read the book. One in particular … More Runner Reads: “My Life on the Run” by Bart Yasso

Runner Reads: “Four Seconds from Boston” by Vince Pavic

Follow @vanessajunkin It’s not often that I get to read a book by someone I know, so I was interested to read “Four Seconds From Boston” by Vince Pavic. I don’t know him too well, but he is a fellow member of the Eastern Shore Running Club and now lives in the same area I … More Runner Reads: “Four Seconds from Boston” by Vince Pavic

Runner Reads: ‘Running: A Love Story’ by Jen A. Miller

Follow @VanessaJunkin I don’t remember exactly when I started following Jen A. Miller on Twitter, but ever since then, I have enjoyed reading her tweets and articles about running. I was amazed how as a freelancer she was able to write for outlets like Runner’s World and The New York Times, and when I saw she … More Runner Reads: ‘Running: A Love Story’ by Jen A. Miller