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Running Crazy by Helen Summer
Running Crazy
by Helen Summer
read in April, 2015
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Huge disappointment! This could and should have been good. I was hoping to hear some interesting cultural stories about different races around the world since all the runners interviewed have run over 100 marathons. BUT the interviewer/author/hack wh ...more
Running Crazy by Helen Summer
"I love running and I’ve managed a half-marathon, but I’m still daunted by the thought of a full one. So I was intrigued by this book, which is a collection of interviews with members of the ‘100 club’, individuals who have completed over one hundr..." Read more of this review »
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Parkrun by Debra Bourne
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Really interesting book into the inner workings on parkrun. Would have given it 5 stars but the excessive praise by parkrunners kind of got boring by the end.
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Cloud Atlas by David Mitchell
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Eat and Run by Scott Jurek
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Interesting in-depth journey into the life, races and diet of Scott Jurek. Must read for any runners.
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Eat and Run by Scott Jurek
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The Heroes by Joe Abercrombie
The Heroes
by Joe Abercrombie
read in February, 2015
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Another book set in the First Law universe and Joe just keeps getting better.
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