July 9, 2013

New Read: My Life on the Run

I haven't read many running books and have been looking to add a few to my summer reading list.  Right now I'm mid-way through a book (The Case of the Exploding Mangoes in case you were wondering), but I can't wait to finish so I can read this...

A friend was fortunate enough to meet Bart at a recent event and picked up an extra copy of his book for me.  He even got Bart to autograph my book.  You'll notice that he even "remembered" our run in at mile 4 during the Shamrock half marathon in March...definitely a major high point in a race for me.  

Thanks for the awesome note, Bart!

Do you have any running books you'd recommend?


  1. Thats awesome! Thanks for the reading suggestion.
    My favorite running book is "Mile Markers" by Kristin Armstrong

  2. I want to read that book too! So awesome Bart remembered you!!!

  3. My absolute favorite running book is Eat & Run: My Unlikely Journey to Ultramarathon Greatness by Scott Jurek. It's a great recap of all of his best races and includes his favorite vegan recipes as well. Though I'm not an ultra runner I have read this book three times so far for inspiration. I've read a ton of running books and it's by far my fave.

    I also recommend: Running with the Kenyans by A. Finn and Born to Run by C. McDougall

  4. I need to read more - I love watching inspirational running movies ;)

  5. I can not recommend The Long Run by Matt Long enough, it's one of the most inspirational books I have ever read! I also loved Eat & Run and Born to Run. Definitely putting My Life On The Run on my list too!