Best Running (non-instructional) Books

These books are all about running but are not instructional. Could be about a specific runner, group of runner(s), a race, etc.
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3.76 avg rating — 45,235 ratings
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3.92 avg rating — 15,672 ratings
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4.11 avg rating — 44 ratings
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3.93 avg rating — 10,711 ratings
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4.11 avg rating — 4,837 ratings
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4.14 avg rating — 1,262 ratings
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4.44 avg rating — 386,786 ratings
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4.15 avg rating — 2,326 ratings
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3.76 avg rating — 690 ratings
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3.89 avg rating — 5,009 ratings
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4.04 avg rating — 179 ratings
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4.49 avg rating — 37 ratings
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3.86 avg rating — 247 ratings
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4.12 avg rating — 814 ratings
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3.83 avg rating — 2,013 ratings
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3.66 avg rating — 2,381 ratings
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3.79 avg rating — 2,618 ratings
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3.80 avg rating — 3,112 ratings
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3.97 avg rating — 1,998 ratings
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3.74 avg rating — 1,356 ratings
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3.90 avg rating — 1,548 ratings
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25

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3.78 avg rating — 506 ratings
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3.84 avg rating — 706 ratings
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4.03 avg rating — 41,031 ratings
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3.30 avg rating — 40 ratings
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4.33 avg rating — 15 ratings
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4.17 avg rating — 513 ratings
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3.54 avg rating — 412 ratings
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4.11 avg rating — 67,572 ratings
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3.91 avg rating — 1,696 ratings
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3.56 avg rating — 36,625 ratings
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3.37 avg rating — 198 ratings
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3.79 avg rating — 2,073 ratings
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4.44 avg rating — 52 ratings
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3.95 avg rating — 847 ratings
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3.28 avg rating — 88 ratings
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4.17 avg rating — 251 ratings
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3.90 avg rating — 7,641 ratings
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4.13 avg rating — 4,779 ratings
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4.17 avg rating — 1,126 ratings
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3.80 avg rating — 10 ratings
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3.94 avg rating — 36 ratings
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3.83 avg rating — 670 ratings
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3.87 avg rating — 23 ratings
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3.91 avg rating — 65 ratings
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4.02 avg rating — 2,311 ratings
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4.09 avg rating — 407 ratings
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4.01 avg rating — 505 ratings
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3.72 avg rating — 601 ratings
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4.12 avg rating — 2,285 ratings
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4.29 avg rating — 14,150 ratings
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3.89 avg rating — 27 ratings
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3.85 avg rating — 39 ratings
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4.31 avg rating — 234 ratings
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3.83 avg rating — 6 ratings
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3.63 avg rating — 657 ratings
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3.59 avg rating — 34 ratings
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3.70 avg rating — 27 ratings
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4.11 avg rating — 270 ratings
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3.71 avg rating — 114 ratings
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4.14 avg rating — 18,843 ratings
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4.08 avg rating — 13 ratings
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3.92 avg rating — 491 ratings
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3.67 avg rating — 330 ratings
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3.86 avg rating — 327 ratings
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3.44 avg rating — 25 ratings
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4.50 avg rating — 4 ratings
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3.78 avg rating — 1,697 ratings
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3.74 avg rating — 1,304 ratings
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4.04 avg rating — 265 ratings
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3.59 avg rating — 2,073 ratings
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4.19 avg rating — 26 ratings
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3.75 avg rating — 75 ratings
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3.75 avg rating — 12 ratings
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3.88 avg rating — 24 ratings
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4.88 avg rating — 8 ratings
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3.89 avg rating — 81 ratings
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4.43 avg rating — 14 ratings
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3.67 avg rating — 3 ratings
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3.68 avg rating — 72 ratings
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3.33 avg rating — 3 ratings
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3.95 avg rating — 19 ratings
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4.27 avg rating — 97,570 ratings
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4.33 avg rating — 3 ratings
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3.64 avg rating — 866 ratings
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2.74 avg rating — 61 ratings
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3.80 avg rating — 505 ratings
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4.09 avg rating — 11 ratings
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138 books · 413 voters · list created December 11th, 2008 by Jeff (votes) .
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message 1: by Linda (new)

Linda The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks is a very good book, BUT I do not see how it fits on a list of books about running.


message 2: by Adam (new)

Adam Linda wrote: "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks is a very good book, BUT I do not see how it fits on a list of books about running."

Good catch. Took over a year, but I removed it haha


message 3: by David (new)

David Russell You are missing the Olympian (fiction) and perhaps the best fictional book ever written about running The Other Kingdom by Victor Price


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