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The Runner's Literary Companion

By: Battista, Garth (Editor)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Breakaway Books: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000836


Fine copy, unread and as new, of second printing in fine Brodarted dust jacket. Book has light gray paper boards with black cloth binding, silver lettering to spine, silver design on cover. 324 pp. The book is fine, though there is a bubble on the back pastedown from manufacturing process. This is an inspirational compilation of stories and poems about running. We are runners and we specialize in books about running. View more info

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Running Tide

By: Benoit, Joan

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Knopf: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001066


Near fine copy of stated first edition in fine Brodarted dust jacket. Slight spine slant to book, else fine. Red paper boards with yellow cloth binding, gold lettering on spine and cover. 213 pp. Autobiographical work by 1984 Olympic Marathon winner Joan Benoit-Samuelson, great story with lots of photos. We are runners and we specialize in books about running. View more info

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Making the Marathon Your Event

By: Benyo, Richard

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001075


Near fine copy of the first printing of the stated first edition in wraps. Spine is a little creased, tops and corners rubbed, else fine. 364 pp. How to train for and complete this magical distance/strength event. Tons of details, this book will help new and experienced marathon runners. We are runners and we specialize in books about running. View more info

How to Train for and Run Your Best Marathon

By: Bloch, Gordon Bakoulis

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Fireside/Simon & Schuster: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000844


Near fine copy of first printing in wraps. Front cover creased near top of spine, shows some edgewear, else fine. 270 pp. We are runners and we specialize in books about running. View more info

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Chi Running: A Revolutionary Approach To Effortless, Injury-Free Running; Chirunning

By: Dreyer, Danny and Dreyer, Katherine

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Simon and Schuster: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001639


Fine copy of first edition in wraps. One of the best mind/body running books we have seen. This book is different because it is much more specific about running techniques than similar books that hit the "mind" aspect pretty hard but don't directly tie the mind into the physiological aspects of running. 236 pp., with photos. We are runners and we specialize in books about running. View more info

How To Run Your First Marathon

By: Friedberg, Ardy

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, Fireside/Simon & Schuster: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000845


Near fine copy of 9th printing in wraps. Thumbed at lower front cover, a little sticker residue at lower back cover, tips and corners slightly bumped. 126 pp. We are runners and we specialize in books about running. View more info

One in Every Family (SIGNED)

By: Friesz, Mary Lee

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Palos Verdes, CA, Mustard Seed Press: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed By Author

Seller ID: 001368


Near fine in wraps, warmly inscribed by author. 59 pp. Illustrations, photos. View more info

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Peak Condition: Winning Strategies to Prevent, Treat, and Rehabilitate Sports Injuries

By: Garrick, James G. M.D.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Crown Publishers: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000834


Near fine copy of first printing of stated first edition in near fine Brodarted dust jacket. Book is bumped a little at top corners and head and tail of spine. Dust jacket is sunned, one-inch closed tear to top of front cover, crease to front flap. Book has red cloth boards with blue cloth binding, silver lettering on spine. 344 pp. Orthopod tells you how to keep going. We are runners and we specialize in books about running. View more info

The New Competitive Runner's Handbook

By: Glover, Bob and Schuder, Pete

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, Penguin Books: 1988

Seller ID: 001059


Good plus copy of fifth printing in wraps. 628 pp. This is excellent for beginning and advanced runners. We are runners and we specialize in books about running. View more info

The Injured Runner's Training Handbook

By: Glover, Bob and Weisenfeld, Murray, D.P.M.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, Penguin Books: 1985

Seller ID: 001076


Very good plus copy of reprint in wraps. Sunned and rubbed, bumped at lower front tip, bookstore sticker on back cover. 208 pp. Coach's and doctor's manual for training and coming back after an injury. Treat injuries, prevent reoccurrence and get back on the road. We are runners and we specialize in books about running. View more info

Recipes for Runners

By: Green, Sammy

Price: $8.00

Publisher: London, Foulsham: 1991

Seller ID: 001486


Near fine copy in wraps. Shows some edgewear and shelfwear. 128 pp. Nutritional diets to improve runners' performance. We are runners and we specialize in books about running. View more info

Running With the Whole Body: A 30-Day Program to Running Faster with Less Effort

By: Heggie, Jack

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Emmaus, PA, Rodale: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001087


Near fine copy of the fifth printing in wraps. Shows slight edgewear and a little thumbed, else fine. 169 pp. Addresses the interaction of the upper and lower body in running, and how to develop a smooth powerful running style. Exercises based on the Feldenkrais Method. We are runners and we specialize in books about running. View more info

Running For Women: A Complete Guide

By: Heinonen, Janet

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, Sports Illustrated Winner's Circle (Plume): 1989

Seller ID: 000843


Fine copy of second printing in wraps. 188 pp. Thorough guide. We are runners and we specialize in books about running. View more info

Run Gently, Run Long

By: Henderson, Joe

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Mountain View, CA, World Publications: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000841


Near fine copy in wraps. 96 pp. Covers rubbed a little, head and tail of spine bumped slightly, sticker residue on lower back cover. We are runners and we specialize in books about running. View more info

Run Farther, Run Faster

By: Henderson, Joe

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Collier Books: 1984

Seller ID: 001081


Near fine copy of the first printing of revised edition in wraps. Covers rubbed a little and spine is a little sunned, else fine. 238+ pp. Introduction by running guru George Sheehan. Great book for all levels of running, how to get more out of running and enjoy it more. Addresses philosophy and strategy of training, injury avoidance, race preparation and racing. We are runners and we specialize in books about running. View more info

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Marathon, The Ultimate Training and Racing Guide

By: Higdon, Hal

Price: $15.00

Publisher: PA, Rodale: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001060


Fine copy of first printing of first edition in wraps. 207 pp. Excellent overview on planning for, preparing for and running marathons. We are runners and we specialize in books about running. View more info

Strength Training for Runners and Hurdlers

By: Jesse, John

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Pasadena, CA, The Atlantic Press: 1981

Edition: Revised Edition Sixth Printing

Seller ID: 001073


Near fine copy of sixth printing in wraps, 172 pp. CAVU sticker on back, sunning to spine, else fine. Strength training for runners. Photos, introduction by Payton Jordan. We are runners and we specialize in books about running. View more info

The W.E.T. Workout: Water Exercise Technique

By: Katz, Jane, Ed.D.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: New York, Facts on File Publications: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000846


Near fine copy of fourth printing in wraps. Lower left edge of back cover bumped, shows a little shelfwear. 182 pp. We tried some of these exercises, they were excellent. We are runners and we specialize in books about running. View more info

Home Gym Fitness Free Weight Workouts

By: Kuntzleman, Charles T., Dr.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Chicago, Contemporary Books: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001070


Near fine copy of first edition, 115 pp. Covers rubbed, else fine. Workout techniques using dumbbells, barbells, wrist and ankle weights and other free weights. Routines, warm-up and cool-down exercises. We are runners and we specialize in books about running. View more info

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The New York Road Runners Club Complete Book of Running

By: Lebow, Fred and Averbuch, Gloria

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001093


Near fine copy of first printing of stated first edition in fine Brodarted dust jacket. Book very slightly rubbed at bottom tips and corners, else fine. Book has green boards with silver lettering on spine and cover. 634 pp. This book presents everything you could ever need to know about running. Written for all levels of running. We are runners and we specialize in books about running. View more info