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22 Best Running Books of All Time

Our goal: Build the most accurate list of best Running books.

How we picked these:
1. Search for "best Running books" and study the top 5 articles.
2. Add only the top books (mentioned 2+ times).
3. Rank the results neatly for you here! 😊
(This process takes a long time, but we do the research so you don't have to!)

(Updated 2022)

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  1. 2
    Appears in 5 articles
  2. 3

    Once a Runner

    A Novel

    John L. Parker Jr.

    Appears in 4 articles
  3. 10
    Appears in 2 articles
  4. 11
    Appears in 2 articles
  5. 12
    Appears in 2 articles
  6. 14
    Appears in 2 articles
  7. 15
    Appears in 2 articles
  8. 22
    Appears in 2 articles


  • How was this list created?

    We searched for "best Running books", found the top 5 articles, took every book mentioned in 2+ articles, and averaged their rankings.

  • How many books are in this list?

    There are 22 books in this list.

  • Why did you create this list?

    We wanted to gather the most accurate list of Running books on the internet.

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