Sporty books that lend their motivation?

I need a kick up the arse and a new hobby.

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05/09/2012 at 23:31

born to run

running with the kenyans

just a little run around the world

06/09/2012 at 05:40

The three I was going to recommend have all been mentioned but +1 for Running with the Kenyans, Born to Run and Eat and Run.

06/09/2012 at 08:23

Thanks for all of these, have read most but will seek some out from oii's list, am also keen to get my hands on the Ronhill book, I may be thoroughly modern and twitter them up to get an electronic copy released on the Kindle, can't get Paula's book electronically either. The Ghost Runner is another good one.

06/09/2012 at 08:55

Feet in the Clouds - a tale of fell-running and obsession (Richard Askwith)

The First Four Minutes (Roger Bannister)

 

16/09/2012 at 18:55
I second Chrissies - a life without limits, such a great book!!
17/09/2012 at 20:41

Just finished Keep on Running by Phil Hewitt. I wouldn't recommend it as I found it rather tedious.

18/09/2012 at 09:11

Feet in the Clouds is probably the best book I've read on both running and obsession, just finished Ghost Runner which I enjoyed and currently reading Cant... by Ironholgs, which is good also. Another very good book is "What I think about when I think about Running" by Haruki Murakami, you can't tell if he's a writer who runs Marathons or a Runner who write books, but it's a really enjoyable read. 


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