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22 Best Running Books of All Time


Our goal: Gather the most accurate and trustworthy list of Running books on the internet.

Our process:
1. Search for "best Running books" and click on the top 5 articles.
2. Find every book mentioned in 2+ articles and average their rankings.
3. Deliver them all neatly to you here! 😊

(Updated 2022)

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  1. MOST RECOMMENDED!
    1

    Born to Run

    Christopher McDougall

    Appears in 5 articles
  2. 2
    Appears in 5 articles
  3. 3
    Appears in 4 articles
  4. 4

    Once a Runner

    John L. Parker Jr.

    Appears in 4 articles
  5. 5

    Let Your Mind Run

    Deena Kastor

    Appears in 3 articles
  6. 6
    Appears in 3 articles
  7. 7

    Unbroken

    Laura Hillenbrand

    Appears in 2 articles
  8. 8

    Ultramarathon Man

    Dean Karnazes

    Appears in 2 articles
  9. 9

    Strong

    Kara Goucher

    Appears in 2 articles
  10. 10
    Appears in 2 articles
  11. 11

    Running with Sherman

    Christopher McDougall

    Appears in 2 articles
  12. 12

    Running the Rift

    Naomi Benaron

    Appears in 2 articles
  13. 13

    Running Rewired

    Jay Dicharry

    Appears in 2 articles
  14. 14

    Run Fast. Eat Slow.

    Shalane Flanagan

    Appears in 2 articles
  15. 15

    North

    Scott Jurek

    Appears in 2 articles
  16. 16
    Appears in 2 articles
  17. 17
    Appears in 2 articles
  18. MOST RECOMMENDED!
    18

    Endure

    Alex Hutchinson

    Appears in 2 articles
  19. 19

    Eat and Run

    Scott Jurek

    Appears in 2 articles
  20. 20

    A Life Without Limits

    Chrissie Wellington

    Appears in 2 articles
  21. 21
    Appears in 2 articles
  22. 22

    26 Marathons

    Meb Keflezighi

    Appears in 2 articles

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