Runner Reads

The Runner Reads series will highlight running books I’ve read, with the more recent posts being at the top.

“A Beautiful Work in Progress” by Mirna Valerio

“Running Home: A Memoir” by Katie Arnold

“Running the Dream: One Summer Living, Training, and Racing with a Team of World-Class Runners Half My Age” by Matt Fitzgerald

“Full Circle: From Hollywood to Real Life and Back Again” by Andrea Barber

“Running with Sherman: The Donkey with the Heart of a Hero” by Christopher McDougall

“26 Marathons: What I Learned About Faith, Identity, Running and Life from My Marathon Career,” by Meb Keflezighi with Scott Douglas

“North: Finding My Way While Running the Appalachian Trail” by Scott Jurek with Jenny Jurek

“The Incomplete Book of Running” by Peter Sagal

“My Year of Running Dangerously: A Dad, A Daughter, and A Ridiculous Plan” by Tom Foreman

“How Bad Do You Want It?: Mastering the Psychology of Mind over Muscle” by Matt Fitzgerald

“Run to Overcome: The Inspiring Story of An American Champion’s Long-Distance Quest to Achieve a Big Dream” by Meb Keflezighi with Dick Patrick

“Race Everything: How to Conquer Any Race at Any Distance in Any Environment and Have Fun Doing It” by Bart Yasso with Erin Strout

“What Made Maddy Run: The Secret Struggles and Tragic Death of an All-American Teen” by Kate Fagan

“Sub 4:00: Alan Webb and the Quest for the Fastest Mile” by Chris Lear

“My Life on the Run: The Wit, Wisdom and Insights of a Road Racing Icon” by Bart Yasso with Kathleen Parrish

“Four Seconds From Boston” by Vince Pavic

“Running: A Love Story” by Jen A. Miller

“Chocolate-Covered Katie” by Katie Higgins

“Once A Runner” by John L. Parker Jr. 

“The Running Dream” by Wendelin Van Draanen

“Eat and Run” by Scott Jurek with Steve Friedman