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Cucuzzella, Mark

Summary: "The first running book by a world's leading pioneering running doctor and athlete, creator of the Air Force's Efficient Running program--the result of more than three decades of study, practice, and science that shows us in clearly illustrated and accessible text how easy it is to run efficiently and injury-free, whether you're in your 20s, 60s or 70s; for beginning runners and experienced...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 613.7 CUC

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Vad, Vijay.

Summary: "The definitive guide to injury-free running, racing, and marathoning, from top sports medicine specialist Vijay Vad, The New Rules of Running illustrates proper technique, shows step-by-step exercises, and explains how to prevent and treat the most common running injuries to keep you running healthily and happily for life"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Group USA 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 617.1 VAD

Metzl, Jordan D.

Summary: "Step into my office if you want to run faster, stronger, and pain-free. Whether you're a new runner training for your first race or an experienced marathoner, this cutting-edge book will keep you on the road and running faster. With comprehensive, illustrated information on running health and injury prevention, this book is the first to include embedded scan codes that lead readers to videos...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: 613.7 Met

Wilner, Barry.

Summary: "A collective biography of the top 10 running backs, both past and present, which includes accounts of game action, career statistics, and more"--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Enslow Publishers 2011

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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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Summary: Join Diego and his team in new and exciting adventures. Diego needs your help convincing Armadillo that she can win her race, help Roady Roadrunner practice for his big race, and explore lots of fun places with Chucho the Train.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount Home Entertainment 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Juvenile Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD JUV GO

Crawley, Michael

Summary: "Why does it make sense to Ethiopian runners to get up at 3am to run up and down a hill? Who would choose to train on almost impossibly steep and rocky terrain, in hyena territory? And how come Ethiopian men hold six of the top ten fastest marathon times ever? Michael Crawley spent fifteen months in Ethiopia training alongside (and sometimes a fair way behind) runners at all levels of the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury Sport 2020

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

Bell, C. D. (Cathleen Davitt)

Summary: On a nighttime run, high school junior and cross-country runner Nessa Kurland is badly bitten by a trapped wolf that she tries to free. Nessa's quick recovery is followed by improved running times and all her senses are heightened. She has transformed into a werewolf.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chooseco 2016

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y FICTION BEL

Nuurali, Siman

Summary: Eight-year-old Sadiq wants to try out for the youth football team like his friends, but his parents feel he is too young, and instead suggest that he take up running and join the track club--Sadiq feels that running is wimpy, but the coach convinces him that running races can be fun as well.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Picture Window Books, a Capstone imprint 2020

Copies Available at East Bay

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

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

Copies Available at Interlochen

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

Maddox, Jake

Summary: Eighth-grader Somali American Nimo Mohamed is the youngest runner on the varsity cross-country team, but she is determined to keep up with the older girls, so she has set herself a grueling training schedule; too grueling because her body is exhausted, her grades at school are slipping, and her father, who is still very much in her life despite the divorce, is starting the pressure her to quit...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, a Capstone imprint 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 741.5 MAD

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.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2009

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Vintage Books 2011

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Futterman, Matthew

Summary: "In the dusty hills above San Diego, Bob Larsen became America's greatest running coach. Starting with a ragtag group of high school cross country and track runners, Larsen set out on a decades-long quest to find the secret of running impossibly fast, for longer distances than anyone thought possible. Himself a former farm boy who fell into his track career by accident, Larsen worked through...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2019

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

Maddox, Jake

Summary: When Alvin's twin sister, Yasmin, lands the lead role in their middle school play, Alvin is faced with the need to find something to do after school while she is rehearsing, so he takes up cross-country running (it is either that or doing homework in the library)--he has always been a fast runner, but he soon learns that distance running is more about patience and pacing than pure speed and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, a Capstone imprint 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC MAD

Tuminelly, Nancy

Summary: This fun title will help kids find a variety of ways to exercise by walking and running indoors and outdoors! With step-by-step instructions and photos for each activity, kids will learn how easy it is to be healthy and active for an hour a day. They will use simple items from around the house for the activities, like plastic bags and rubber bands for indoor skating or hoops and boxes for an...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: ABDO Pub. Co. 2012

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in J Non Fic Series, Call number: J 613.7042 TUM

Wallace, Rich

Summary: It is track season and seventh-grader Marcus is struggling at the 400 meter distance and upset that his best friend Torry jokes about his slow times--so he is determined to build up enough strength to earn a place on the 4x400 meter relay at the upcoming track and field meet.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Magic Wagon 2016

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in J Series, Call number: J FIC WAL

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

Summary: Romanov explains his theory of expert running techniques and how to prepare with a series of his never- before-seen exercises and a revealing look into one of his training camps.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Pose Tech Corporation 2002

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Burfoot, Amby.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Rodale Press 1997

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

Caletti, Deb

Summary: Followed by Grandpa Ed in his RV and backed by her brother and friends, Annabelle, eighteen, runs from Seattle to Washington, D.C., becoming a reluctant activist as people connect her journey to her recent trauma.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon Pulse 2018

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC CAL

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Galloway, Jeff.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Meyer & Meyer Sport 2013

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: 796 Gal

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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