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The Best Running Books

Michael DENNISUK "cc coach"
The list author says: "There are new running books each year that add to the library of "Great Reads". It will be tough to crack this top 10 - these are absolute classics. If you are a runner find these books somewhere - they are absolutely worth the hunt and the price!!"
Pre: The Story of America's Greatest Running Legend, Steve Prefontaine
Pre: The Story of America's Greatest Running Legend, Steve Prefontaine
"The legend lives on!!"
Running with The Buffaloes: A Season Inside with Mark Wetmore, Adam Goucher, and the University of Colorado Men's Cross-Country Team
Running with The Buffaloes: A Season Inside with Mark Wetmore, Adam Goucher, and the University of Colorado Men's Cross-Country Team
"It has it all - drama, suspense, workouts, races - and it's true"
The Jim Ryun Story
The Jim Ryun Story
"This is as good as it gets - the pictures are phenomenal!!"
Long Green Line
Long Green Line
"a cross country classic"
Runners and Other Dreamers
Runners and Other Dreamers
"well written, a gem"
Best Efforts: World Class Runners and Races
Best Efforts: World Class Runners and Races
"Kenny Moore's finest work"
The Four-Minute Mile
The Four-Minute Mile
"One of the great moments in sports history"
Once a Runner: A Novel
Once a Runner: A Novel
"The best running novel ever written"
Bowerman and the Men of Oregon: The Story of Oregon's Legendary Coach and Nike's Co-founder
Bowerman and the Men of Oregon: The Story of Oregon's Legendary Coach and Nike's Co-founder
"The legendary coach is brought to life by one of his former runners."
Born to Run: A Hidden Tribe, Superathletes, and the Greatest Race the World Has Never Seen
Born to Run: A Hidden Tribe, Superathletes, and the Greatest Race the World Has Never Seen
"An intriguing journey into the soul of running."
Again to Carthage
Again to Carthage
"In many ways superior to OAR."
Duel in the Sun: Alberto Salazar, Dick Beardsley, and America's Greatest Marathon
Duel in the Sun: Alberto Salazar, Dick Beardsley, and America's Greatest Marathon
"The 1982 Boston Marathon is re-told in compelling fashion."
The Long Run: A New York City Firefighter's Triumphant Comeback from Crash Victim to Elite Athlete
The Long Run: A New York City Firefighter's Triumphant Comeback from Crash Victim to Elite Athlete
"An extraordinary story that will stay with you long after you finish the last page."
Strides: Running Through History With an Unlikely Athlete
Strides: Running Through History With an Unlikely Athlete
"An average runner, a great writer!!"
Triumph: The Untold Story of Jesse Owens and Hitler's Olympics
Triumph: The Untold Story of Jesse Owens and Hitler's Olympics
"1936, Hitler, Berlin, and the greatest Track star ever!!!"
Juggernauts: The Making of a Runner & a Team in the First American Running Boom
Juggernauts: The Making of a Runner & a Team in the First American Running Boom
"Great new addition to your running book collection. High School cross country in the '70s"
Gerry Lindgren's Book on Running
Gerry Lindgren's Book on Running
"A strange and sweet little book. Only the shadow knows for sure."
The Perfect Mile: Three Athletes, One Goal, and Less Than Four Minutes to Achieve It
The Perfect Mile: Three Athletes, One Goal, and Less Than Four Minutes to Achieve It
"The quest for the Four Minute Mile. The runners and coaches who pursued it."
Harriers: The Making of a Championship Cross Country Team
Harriers: The Making of a Championship Cross Country Team
"Surprisingly good"
Thirty Phone Booths To Boston: Tales of a Wayward Runner
Thirty Phone Booths To Boston: Tales of a Wayward Runner
"An interesting journey on the Boston Marathon course. A fun read."
Running & Being: The Total Experience
Running & Being: The Total Experience
"Running's philosopher"
A Cold Clear Day
A Cold Clear Day
"An unknown hero"
Coaching Cross Country Successfully (Coaching Successfully Series)
Coaching Cross Country Successfully (Coaching Successfully Series)
"America's Master Cross Country coach"
Young at Heart: The Story of Johnny Kelley, Boston's Marathon Man
Young at Heart: The Story of Johnny Kelley, Boston's Marathon Man
"The grand old man of the Boston Marathon"
Running to the Top of the Mountain
Running to the Top of the Mountain
"More Newton info, inspiration and more"
American Miler: The Life and Times of Glenn Cunningham
American Miler: The Life and Times of Glenn Cunningham
"The inspiring story of the great Glenn Cunningham"