Christmas Books

Here are some ideas for books for the athlete in your life. All should be available from a good bookshop or on line stores such as this :-

Running With Buffaloes (A Season Inside with Mark Wetmore, Adam Goucher, and the University of Colorado Men's Cross Country Team) by Chris Lear

Running with the Buffaloes: A Season Inside with Mark Wetmore, Adam Goucher, and the University of Colorado Men's Cross Country Team

 From Last To First by Charlie Spedding 

From Last to First: A Long-distance Runner's Journey from Failure to Success

Running Anatomy by Joseph Puleo & Dr Patrick Milroy

 

Running Anatomy

Gold Rush by Michael Johnson

Gold Rush: Blood, Sweat, Tears and the Olympic Dream

Bikila by Tim Judah 

Bikila: Ethiopia's Barefoot Olympian

 Born Out Of Wenlock (British Origins Of The Modern Olympics) by Catherine Beale

 Born Out of Wenlock: William Penny Brookes and the British Origins of the Modern Olympics

Born to Perform: How Sport Has Shaped My Life by GĂ©rard Hartmann 

Born to Perform: How Sport Has Shaped My Life

The World's Ultimate Running Races by Angela Mudge (Compiler) 

The World's Ultimate Running Races: 500 Races, 101 Countries, Choose Your Adventure

The Anatomy Of Sports Injuries by Brad Walker 

 

The Anatomy of Sports Injuries

 Plimsolls On, Eyeballs Out (Jim Peters Biography) By Rob Hadgraft

Plimsolls on, Eyeballs Out: The Rise and Horrendous Fall of Marathon Legend Jim Peters

The Perfect Distance -Ovett & Coe : The Record Breaking Rivalry by Pat Butcher 

The Perfect Distance: Ovett and Coe - The Record Breaking Rivalry

Tea With Mr Newton (Arthur Newton Biography) by Rob Hadgraft

Tea with Mr Newton: 100, 000 Miles - The Longest 'protest March' in History

The Ghost Runner (John Tarrant Biography) by Bill Jones

The Ghost Runner: The Tragedy of the Man They Couldn't Stop

Conquerers Of Time by Lynn McConnell 

Conquerors of Time

The John Carlos Story by John Carlos

The John Carlos Story

Usain Bolt by Steven Downes

Usain Bolt: The Story of the World's Fastest Man

The Anatomy Of Stretching, Brad Walker

 

The Anatomy of Stretching: Your Illustrated Guide to Flexibility and Injury Rehabilitation

Running With Fire (Harold Abrahams Biography) by Mark Ryan

 Running With Fire: The Harold Abrahams Story

Running - A Global History by Thor Gotaas

Running: A Global History

 The British Olympics by Martin Polley

The British Olympics: Britain's Olympic Heritage 1612-2012

AW have three bookazines out at present :-

The Greatest Olympic Athletes

The Great Marathon Runners

Great British Runners 

 

GB Runners

The Best Of The Fells by Peter Hooper (Compiler)

 

The Best of the Fells