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McDougall, Christopher

Summary: "While researching Born to Run, Chris McDougall encountered the story of Pheidippides, the legendary ancient Greek 'all-day runner.' Later, when McDougall met a dedicated amateur historian, he saw a connection to one of the most fascinating mysteries of World War II: how did a small band of Resistance fighters surrounded by German troops kidnap a top German general? What he discovered is that...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 796 MCD

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 940.53 MCD

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 940.53 McDougall 2015

McDougall, Christopher

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2015

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 796 MCD

Leonard, Brendan

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: "I Hate Running and You Can Too is a humorous, punchy, motivating guide to running longer distances than some might think sensible-whether that's a 5K or a marathon. Outside magazine columnist, chart-ist, and longtime runner, Brendan Leonard gets real onthe love/hate relationship all runners have with the sport. He breaks down running in terms that speak to everyone who has ever struggled to...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Artisan, a division of Workman Publishing Co., Inc. 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 746.4201 LEO

Ulrich, Marshall.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Avery 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 ULRICH, MARSHALL ULR

McDougall, Christopher

Summary: McDougall reveals the secrets of the world's greatest distance runners--the Tarahumara Indians of Copper Canyon, Mexico--and how he trained for the challenge of a lifetime: a fifty-mile race through the heart of Tarahumara country pitting the tribe against an odd band of super-athletic Americans.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 796.42 MCD

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 796.42 MCD

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 796.4209721 MCD

McDougall, Christopher

Summary: Recounts the author's experiences with the reclusive Tarahumara Indians, whose techniques allow them to run long distances with ease, and describes his training for a fifty-mile race with the tribe and a number of ultramarathoners.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Vintage Books 2011

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Karnazes, Dean

Summary: The Road to Sparta is the story of the 153-mile run from Athens to Sparta that inspired the marathon and saved democracy, as told―and experienced―by ultramarathoner and New York Times bestselling author Dean Karnazes.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Rodale 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 796.4 KAR

Currinder, Michael

Summary: Sixteen-year-old Leo Coughlin's life is increasingly stressful because his autistic older brother Caleb's behavior is becoming more bizarre and even violent, and their parents' marriage is falling apart--but Leo finds an escape in long distance running, and in two new friends: Curtis, himself a potential state champion who teaches him the strategy of running, and Mary, his would-be girlfriend.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in JT Fiction, Call number: JT Fiction Currinder 2017

Walker, Adrian J.

Summary: Follows the experiences of a man stranded on the wrong side of the country who pushes his limits to traverse more than five hundred miles of devastated wasteland to return to his family.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WAL

Wade, Becky

Summary: "An elite marathoner describes the year she spent running over 3,500 miles in nine different countries, living with host families and exploring diverse running communities and cultures all over the globe,"--NoveList.

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Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 WADE, BECKY WAD

Singh, Simran Jeet

Summary: "The inspiring true story of Fauja Singh, who broke world records to become the first one hundred-year-old to run a marathon, shares valuable lessons on the source of his grit, determination to overcome obstacles, and commitment to positive representation of the Sikh community"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Kokila 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 FAU

Eskeets, Edison

Summary: "The Navajo tribe, the Diné, are the largest tribe in the United States and live across the American Southwest. But over a century ago, they were nearly wiped out by the Long Walk, a forced removal of most of the Diné people to a military-controlled reservation in New Mexico. The summer of 2018 marked the 150th anniversary of the Navajos' return to their homelands. One Navajo family and their...

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Publisher / Publication Date: University of New Mexico Press 2021

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Heinrich, Bernd

Summary: In this part memoir, part scientific investigation, a biologist and natural historian uses his long-distance running to illuminate the changes to a human body over a lifetime, exploring the relationship between metabolism, diet, exercise, and age.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Ecco, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2021

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