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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3.86 avg rating — 122,424 ratings
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4.07 avg rating — 13,127 ratings
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4.01 avg rating — 31,192 ratings
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3.76 avg rating — 85 ratings
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3.99 avg rating — 17,652 ratings
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4.18 avg rating — 8,096 ratings
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4.35 avg rating — 826,554 ratings
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really liked it 4.00 avg rating — 17,210 ratings
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4.21 avg rating — 4,610 ratings
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4.19 avg rating — 2,214 ratings
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3.92 avg rating — 7,091 ratings
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3.76 avg rating — 1,363 ratings
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4.18 avg rating — 1,851 ratings
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4.06 avg rating — 2,041 ratings
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4.02 avg rating — 3,298 ratings
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4.12 avg rating — 341 ratings
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3.93 avg rating — 857 ratings
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3.97 avg rating — 383 ratings
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4.16 avg rating — 8,472 ratings
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3.82 avg rating — 2,292 ratings
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3.86 avg rating — 659 ratings
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3.99 avg rating — 2,600 ratings
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3.75 avg rating — 3,652 ratings
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3.91 avg rating — 3,336 ratings
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4.05 avg rating — 61,848 ratings
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3.84 avg rating — 1,201 ratings
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4.47 avg rating — 187,627 ratings
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3.80 avg rating — 5,436 ratings
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3.90 avg rating — 1,169 ratings
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4.16 avg rating — 1,772 ratings
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3.59 avg rating — 670 ratings
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4.13 avg rating — 1,432 ratings
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4.11 avg rating — 1,156 ratings
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3.79 avg rating — 1,979 ratings
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3.51 avg rating — 53 ratings
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4.44 avg rating — 78 ratings
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4.42 avg rating — 19 ratings
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3.82 avg rating — 2,752 ratings
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4.25 avg rating — 525 ratings
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41

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4.08 avg rating — 140,344 ratings
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3.96 avg rating — 2,671 ratings
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3.58 avg rating — 57,284 ratings
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44

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3.62 avg rating — 530 ratings
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3.86 avg rating — 4,332 ratings
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3.36 avg rating — 253 ratings
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it was amazing 5.00 avg rating — 4 ratings
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4.49 avg rating — 39 ratings
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3.77 avg rating — 969 ratings
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3.94 avg rating — 9,688 ratings
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3.90 avg rating — 388 ratings
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4.13 avg rating — 3,183 ratings
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4.25 avg rating — 12 ratings
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4.31 avg rating — 26,195 ratings
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3.83 avg rating — 7,650 ratings
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3.86 avg rating — 1,056 ratings
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4.07 avg rating — 57,601 ratings
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3.85 avg rating — 13 ratings
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3.94 avg rating — 84 ratings
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3.89 avg rating — 1,001 ratings
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3.85 avg rating — 34 ratings
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3.70 avg rating — 170 ratings
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63

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3.92 avg rating — 700 ratings
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3.78 avg rating — 99 ratings
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4.04 avg rating — 3,195 ratings
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4.06 avg rating — 636 ratings
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4.04 avg rating — 640 ratings
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3.92 avg rating — 1,800 ratings
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4.02 avg rating — 209 ratings
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4.20 avg rating — 1,444 ratings
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3.30 avg rating — 102 ratings
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3.94 avg rating — 52 ratings
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3.76 avg rating — 59 ratings
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4.35 avg rating — 312 ratings
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3.90 avg rating — 123 ratings
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3.60 avg rating — 10 ratings
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3.66 avg rating — 1,405 ratings
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3.58 avg rating — 43 ratings
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3.80 avg rating — 41 ratings
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3.86 avg rating — 478 ratings
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3.74 avg rating — 415 ratings
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3.87 avg rating — 269 ratings
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4.28 avg rating — 887 ratings
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3.25 avg rating — 44 ratings
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3.45 avg rating — 469 ratings
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3.62 avg rating — 506 ratings
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4.14 avg rating — 1,270 ratings
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3.74 avg rating — 196 ratings
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4.25 avg rating — 24 ratings
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3.66 avg rating — 485 ratings
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3.85 avg rating — 520 ratings
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3.41 avg rating — 34 ratings
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3.93 avg rating — 1,141 ratings
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4.40 avg rating — 5 ratings
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3.22 avg rating — 9 ratings
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3.67 avg rating — 18 ratings
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3.80 avg rating — 2,203 ratings
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3.78 avg rating — 1,633 ratings
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4.06 avg rating — 382 ratings
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3.68 avg rating — 3,499 ratings
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217 books · 534 voters · list created December 11th, 2008 by Jeff (votes) .
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message 1: by LindaJ^ (new)

LindaJ^ 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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