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Do you need some motivation to get you across the finish line? Check out some of these inspirational running stories. Click the cover to reserve your copy at the Pratt Library now!
Born to Run by Christopher McDougall
This 2009 bestseller details the hidden tribe of superathletes, Tarahumara Native Mexican tribe. McDougall takes a deep dive into the mechanics of endurance running.
Learn more by checking out McDougall’s Ted Talk.
When I Talk About When I Talk About Running by Haruki Murakami
While training for the New York City Marathon, Haruki Murakami decided to keep a journal of his progress. The result is a memoir about his intertwined obsessions with running and writing.
Once A Runner by John L. Parker Jr.
First released in 1978, and recently re-released, Parker details the hard work and dedication that goes into being an elite runner.
Running Like A Girl: Notes on Learning to Run by Alexandra Heminsley
This inspiring, funny memoir follows Heminsley’s journey as she transforms her live by learning to run. From stories of defeat, to victory, even details of choosing the right shoes, it is the Bridget Jones Diary of running.