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Darren Campbell: Track Record

by Darren Campbell & Trystan Bevan

Olympic gold medallist Darren Campbell is one of Britain's most successful and popular athletes, yet the real story behind his success has not been made public, until now. Track Record, his long-awaited autobiography,...


Athletic Training for Men and Boys - A Comprehensive System of Training Tables for All Events

by F. A. M. Webster, J. A. Heys & A. W. Close

?Athletic Training for Men and Boys? is a vintage illustrated guide to athletics by F. A. M. Webster. It contains a complete system of athletics training to be followed by coaches or students, and will be of...


The Irish Whales

by Kevin Martin

In the early 1900s, the Olympic Games track and field throwing events were dominated by a group of Irish-born weight throwers representing the United States. Of immense size and with a larger-than-life presence,...


Kicksology

by Brian Metzler

Kicksology is your all-access pass into the fascinating, colorful world of running shoes—and what makes up a perfect pair of kicks.

Sports journalist and veteran shoe tester Brian Metzler takes runners and...


Fast 5K

by Magill Pete

Spend two hours with Pete Magill’s Fast 5K and you’ll know how to run your fastest 5K.

In his fast-paced, ultimate guide to 5K running races, celebrated running coach Pete Magill reveals the 25 crucial keys...


Hansons First Marathon

by Humphrey Luke & Hanson Keith and Kevin

"The results have been proven at every level, from the beginner to the elite, the Hanson's training system works." - Desiree Davila, Olympic marathoner

With the right training, ANYONE can finish a marathon!...


High School Track Cross-Country and Indoor Attendance and Scorekeeping Information Log

by David Thompson

This is a track and field workbook that will help coaches and athletes coordinate and keep scores and statistics of dual meets and outdoor track, cross country, and indoor track and field. There are a number...


Tigerbelle

by Wyomia Tyus & Elizabeth Terzakis

Finalist for the Track and Field Writers of America’s 2018 Armory Foundation Book Award

"Tyus proves as winning a storyteller as she was a runner...The 'a' in Wyomia is silent, but thankfully, the woman who...


The Forgotten Legacy of Stella Walsh

by Sheldon Anderson

Stella Walsh, who was born in Poland but raised in the United States, competed for Poland at the 1932 and 1936 Olympics, winning gold and silver in the 100 meters. Running and jumping competitively for three...


Bring Me My Chariot of Fire

by Hugh C. Shields

This book tells the story of two of Great Britain’s finest Olympic athletes, Eric Liddell and Harold Abrahams. Their achievements at the 1924 Paris Olympics, immortalised in the Oscar-winning film Chariots...


Strength and Conditioning for Endurance Running

by Richard Blagrove

Endurance runners and coaches have tended to neglect weight training and conditioning techniques, often in the belief that they don't benefit performance, add unwanted muscle bulk, or cause excessive soreness....


Master the Art of Running

by Malcolm Balk & Andrew Shields

Although running is becoming one of the most popular sports, learning to run properly can take time, energy and consistency. You need to do it regularly to become good at it and until you have achieved a certain...


Science of Sport: Sprinting

by Geoffrey GK Platt

The Science of Sport: Sprinting examines the scientific principles that underpin the preparation and performance of athletics at all levels, from grassroots to Olympic competition. Drawing on the expertise of...


Running Fitness - From 5K to Full Marathon

by David Ross

Running Fitness presents a structured and practical training guide aimed at a large portion of the running community, including beginners and those looking to improve in the sport. Author David Ross, a runner...


So you want to run an Ultra

by Andy Mouncey

So you want to run an Ultramarathon. It all looks a very long way, doesn't it? It can't be good for you, it can't be fun and surely you have to be some kind of super-athlete to be able to run that far? This...


Running Made Easy

by Lisa Jackson, Susie Whalley & Zest Magazine

Running Made Easy is quite simply the friendliest, most inspiring running book ever written. Updated for 2014 with the latest fitness and nutrition advice and brand new real-life running stories, it is the must-have...


Twin Tracks

by Roger Bannister

It was a blustery late spring day in 1954 and a young Oxford medical student flung himself over the line in a mile race. There was an agonising pause, and then the timekeeper announced the record: three minutes,...


Weirwolf

by David Weir

David Weir was born without the use of his legs, and not only learned from an early age to cope with his disability, but defied his limitations to become a great wheelchair racer and national hero. Here he sheds...


Sprinting

by Chris Husbands

A huge amount of time, planning and preparation goes into creating a world-class sprinter. Sprinting - Training, Techniques and Improving Performance is an essential guide for all athletes at the beginning or...


Little Book of Burghley

by Kate Green

Richard Duplock produced and directed one of the first and most successful series of instructional fly fishing videos. He has fished for salmon for more than 30 years, in the company of some of the sport’s...