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Kenneally, Miranda.

Summary: To honor her dead boyfriend and cope with her grief and guilt, college student Annie trains for a marathon with athletic Jeremiah, who flirts with Annie on the trails and makes her feel alive and happy and guilty all at the same time.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sourcebooks Fire 2014

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC KEN

Toor, Rachel.

Contents: The body -- Reasons not to run -- The routes -- One runner's beginnings -- The closet -- The coach -- The magazine rack -- Ride and ties -- Weekend mornings -- The first marathon -- Speed goggles -- The fast young man -- Boston -- Becoming a marathoner -- Racing -- The western state -- Injuries -- Ultras -- The watch -- The coach -- The fuel -- On the road -- The hospital -- Pacing -- The break...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Nebraska Press 2008

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

Summary: Every year thousands of athletes from across the globe flock to Boston to run the city's marathon, known worldwide as the ultimate test of stamina and endurance. But how do you run 26 miles if you have trouble making it around the block? With good coaching, discipline, and lots of support. Follows 13 sedentary people through a nine-month regimen designed to prepare them for the grueling Boston...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: WGBH Boston Video 2008

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV MAR

Kaplan, Ben

Summary: A guide to preparing for a marathon offers advice on training as well as on such topics as nutrition and hydration, selecting shoes, pacing, form, preventing injuries, and staying motivated.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pgw 2014

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

Goggins, David

Summary: "For David Goggins, childhood was a nightmare. Poverty, prejudice, and physical abuse colored his days and haunted his nights. But through self-discipline, mental toughness, and hard work, Goggins transformed himself from a depressed, overweight young man with no future into a U.S. Armed Forces icon and one of the world's top endurance athletes. The only man in history to complete elite...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lioncrest Publishing 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 GOGGINS, DAVID GOG

Kastor, Andrew

Summary: Andrew Kastor has taken the tried-and-true principles that all us pros follow and made them available and applicable for everyone. Andrew has certainly helped me along my journey--with his sage advice, his miracle-working hands on the massage table, and giving me a laugh when I needed it the most.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Rockridge Press 2018

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

Averbuch, Gloria

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: A. & C. Black 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 796.4252 AVE

Caesar, Ed.

Summary: Two hours to cover twenty-six miles and 385 yards. It is running’s Everest, a feat once seen as impossible for the human body. But now we can glimpse the mountaintop. The sub-two hour marathon will require an exceptional combination of speed, mental strength, and endurance. The pioneer will have to endure more, live braver, plan better, and be luckier than anyone who has run before. So who will...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2015

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

McCarthy, Meghan.

Summary: "The exciting and bizarre true story of the 1904 Olympic marathon, which took place at the St. Louis World's Fair."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2016

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2 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE MCC

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"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kokila 2020

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

Chaffee, Kim

Summary: "Kathrine Switzer changed the world of running. This narrative biography follows Kathrine from running laps as a girl in her backyard to becoming the first woman to run the Boston Marathon with official race numbers in 1967. Her inspirational true story is for anyone willing to challenge the rules. The compelling collage art adds to the kinetic action of the story. With tension and heart, this...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Page Street Kids 2019

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

Greene, Laurence S.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Human Kinetics 1997

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

Dickey, Eric Jerome.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton 2001

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DIC

Galloway, Jeff.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Meyer & Meyer Sport 2013

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: 796 Gal

Delinsky, Barbara.

Summary: Molly has always lived in her sister's shadow and her feelings for her sister have run the gamut. But when her sister, a world-class runner, suffers a heart attack and does not regain consciousness, Molly must make the tough decisions in a role that will destroy some of her most cherished beliefs about the sister she thought she knew.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2009

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC DEL

Fitzgerald, Matt.

Summary: "Step after step for 26.2 miles, hundreds of thousands of people run marathons. But why--what compels people past pain, lost toenails, 5.30 am start times, The Wall? Sports writer Matt Fitzgerald set out to run eight marathons in eight weeks across the country to answer that question. At each race, he meets an array of runners, from first timers, to dad-daughter teams and spouses, to people...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Da Capo Lifelong 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 FITZGERALD, MATT FIT

Karnazes, Dean

Summary: In the fall of 2006, Dean Karnazes, known as the "Lance Armstrong of the running world," took on the ultimate challenge: running 50 marathons in 50 states in 50 consecutive days. Dean set off in a caravan packed with fellow runners, with nothing more than a roadmap and a determination that defied all physical limitations. This book goes beyond the story of those 50 marathons: it is a firsthand...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wellness Central 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 796.4252 KAR

Ackland, Jon.

Summary: Offers several fourteen-week programs to train for a half-marathon, providing warm-up exercises, information on nutrition, and advice on choosing a training program.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ulysses Press 2008

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

Bingham, John

Summary: Explains how beginning-level runners can easily implement running into a lifestyle, in a guide that covers such topics as establishing a routine, eating and hydrating for maximum health, and training for speed and endurance.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Rodale 2007

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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.

Format: text

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

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Hensley, J. J.

Summary: In the Pittsburgh Marathon, 18,000 people from all over the world will participate. Over 200 of the participants will quit, realizing it just wasn't their day. More than 100 will get injured and require medical treatment and one man is going to be murdered. When Dr. Cyprus Keller lines up to start the race, he knows who is going to die for one simple reason. He's going to kill them. As a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HEN

Keflezighi, Meb

Summary: "Four-time Olympic marathoner Meb Keflezighi shares his lessons on life, family, faith, and running through a reflection on each of the 26 marathons he's run in his storied career. When four-time Olympian Meb Keflezighi ran his final marathon in New YorkCity on November 5, 2017, it marked the end of an extraordinary distance-running career. Meb will be remembered as the only person in history...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Rodale 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 KEFLEZIGHI, MEB KEF

Calkhoven, Laurie

Summary: "Meet Roberta Gibb. In 1966, Roberta was the first woman ever to run in the Boston Marathon. When Roberta applied for the event she received a letter saying women were not physically able to run marathons and therefore her request was denied. Roberta decided to run anyway, and told her mom, "This is really going to change things for women.""--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon Spotlight 2018

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Beginning Readers - Transitional Reader (Blue), Call number: JBR Blue Calkhoven 2018

Johnson, Kirk

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Books 2001

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 796.4252 JOH

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