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            Running with Sherman: The Donkey Who Survived Against All Odds and Raced Like a Champion

            Running with Sherman: The Donkey Who Survived Against All Odds and Raced Like a Champion (Trade Paperback / Paperback, Export / Airside)

            By McDougall, Christopher

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            Christopher McDougall's new running partner, Sherman, is ill-tempered, obstinate, and often so uncooperative that Christopher leads him with a rope. Sherman is also a donkey. After rescuing Sherman from a neglectful owner and almost certain death, Christopher McDougall plunges in...to the world of Burro Racing -- running a marathon accompanied by a Donkey. His aim is to rehabilitate Sherman, to give him purpose, and to participate in the World Championship Pack Burro Race in Fairplay, Colorado, where Burro Racing was invented. But along the way, as McDougall learns how to care for his new companion and meets the men and women who have fallen in love with Burro Racing, he discovers how working with animals can teach profound lessons about what it means to be human.
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            ISBN 9781788162272
            Released NZ 19 Nov 2019
            Publisher Profile Books Ltd
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            Slow Jogging: Lose Weight, Stay Healthy, and Have Fun with Science-Based, Natural Running

            Slow Jogging: Lose Weight, Stay Healthy, and Have Fun with Science-Based, Natural Running (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Tanaka, Hiroaki; Jackowska, Magdalena

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            Running is America's most popular participatory sport, yet more than half of those who identify as runners get injured every year. Falling prey to injuries from overtraining, faulty form, poor eating, and improper footwear, many runners eventually, and reluctantly, abandon the sp...ort for a less strenuous pastime. But for the first time in the United
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            ISBN 9781510753624
            Released NZ 7 Jan 2020
            Publisher Skyhorse Publishing
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            I Can Run: An Empowering Guide to Running Well Far
             

            I Can Run: An Empowering Guide to Running Well Far (Trade Paperback / Paperback, Digital original)

            By Lane, Amy; Lane, Edward

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            • Pub Date
              14 Apr 20

            The must-have handbook to inform and inspire you to start running for good by Amy Lane - Women's Health Digital Editor and creator of hugely popular running podcast, Well Far.

            ISBN 9781529343489
            Released NZ 14 Apr 2020
            Publisher Hodder & Stoughton
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            Swim, Bike, Bonk: Confessions of a Reluctant Triathlete
              

            Swim, Bike, Bonk: Confessions of a Reluctant Triathlete (Hardback)

            By McGough, Will

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            • Internationally sourced

            Just as George Plimpton had his proverbial cup of coffee in the NFL as the un-recruited and certainly unwanted fourth-string quarterback for the Detroit Lions, so, too, did Will McGough immerse himself in a sport he had no business trying. Like Plimpton, whose football folly turn...ed into the bestselling Paper Lion, travel and outdoor writer McGough writes of his participation in, around, and over the course of the one of the world's premier triathlons, the annual Ironman 70.3 in Tempe, Arizona. McGough chronicles the Ironman's history, his unorthodox training, the pageantry of the race weekend, and his attempt to finish the epic event. The narrative follows not just his race but also explores the cult and habits of the triathlete community, beginning with the first Ironman competition in Hawaii in 1978. This is a light-hearted, self-deprecating, and at times hilarious look at one man's attempt to conquer the ultimate endurance sport, with a conclusion that will surprise and delight both dedicated triathletes as well as strangers to the sport.
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            ISBN 9781493041626
            Released NZ 15 Jan 2020
            Publisher FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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            Cross Country: A 3,700-Mile Run to Explore Unseen America
              

            Cross Country: A 3,700-Mile Run to Explore Unseen America (Hardback)

            By Gates, Rickey

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            • Pub Date
              14 Apr 20

            In 2017, professional runner Rickey Gates ran 3,700 miles across the continental United States with just a small backpack and an anthropologist's curiosity to discover the divided America in which we live. In the book Cross Country, Gates documents this epic experience from South... Carolina to San Francisco, sharing first-person essays, interviews, and over 200 photographs of the ordinary and extraordinary people and places he saw along the way. While Gates delivers unparalleled insight into the extreme athletic and mental challenge of this transcontinental run, running is not the core focus of Cross Country-it is a story of the remarkable people across the United States who we would otherwise never meet. * A photographic travelogue that follows along Rickey Gates's run across the country, and the individuals who live in it * Filled with portraits, landscapes, and collages of towns and communities that most people have never seen * From South Carolina to San Francisco, the five-month-long run covers 3,700 miles of hiking trails, rivers, and roads. Gates slept in the rain, carried meager possessions on his back, ran through the night, endured mental and physical challenges, and survived on a staple of gas station hot dogs and Pop Tarts. Delivering a patchwork portrait of America, Gates's captivating story captures the spirit of our country-that grit, determination, and compassion are qualities that can unite us all. * Perfect gift for runners, hikers, and lovers of the outdoors, as well as fans of travelogues, photography, and photo-journalism * A great pick for those who loved Humans of New York by Brandon Stanton, The Oregon Trail: A New American Journey by Rinker Buck, and A Walk in the Woods: Rediscovering America on the Appalachian Trail by Bill Bryson. * A unique perspective of the United States
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            ISBN 9781452180885
            Released NZ 14 Apr 2020
            Publisher Chronicle Books
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            The Rise of the Ultra Runners: A Journey to the Edge of Human Endurance
             

            The Rise of the Ultra Runners: A Journey to the Edge of Human Endurance (Paperback, Main)

            By Finn, Adharanand

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            • Pub Date
              28 Apr 20

            'Finn has written the definitive book on ultra running today. Is it an antidote to modern life, or a symptom of a modern illness? Adharanand Finn travelled to the heart of the sport to find out - and to see if he could become an ultra runner himself.

            ISBN 9781783351336
            Released NZ 28 Apr 2020
            Publisher Misc - United Book Distributor
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            101 Youth Fitness Drills Age 12-16
             

            101 Youth Fitness Drills Age 12-16 (Paperback)

            By Shepherd, John; Antoniades, Mike

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            Suitable for young athletes, this manual contains a range of progressive practice drills to help players develop. It covers the essential technical skills, including: warming; uprunning; jumping; hurdling; and, throwing.

            ISBN 9781408114834
            Released NZ 11 Jun 2010
            Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
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            101 Youth Fitness Drills Age 7-11
             

            101 Youth Fitness Drills Age 7-11 (Paperback)

            By Shepherd, John; Antoniades, Mike

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            Suitable for young athletes, this manual contains a range of progressive practice drills to help players develop. It covers the essential technical skills, including: warming; uprunning; jumping; hurdling; and, throwing.

            ISBN 9781408114841
            Released NZ 11 Jun 2010
            Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
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            Run Forever: Your Complete Guide to Healthy Lifetime Running
              

            Run Forever: Your Complete Guide to Healthy Lifetime Running (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Burfoot, Amby

            • RRP: $54.99
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            • Pub Date
              7 Apr 20

            In RUN FOREVER, Boston Marathon winner and former Runner's World editor-in-chief Amby Burfoot shares practical advice and wisdom on how to run with greater joy and health for an entire lifetime. Everyone learns how to run at an early age. It's naturally wired into your body. Yet ...in recent years, running has become complicated by trendy gadgets and doctrine. With a Boston Marathon win and over 100,000 miles run on his resume, Amby Burfoot steers the sport back to its simple roots in RUN FOREVER. From a warm and welcoming perspective, Burfoot provides clear, actionable guidance to runners of every age and ability level. Whether you are a beginner runner or experienced marathoner, RUN FOREVER will show you how to motivate yourself, avoid injuries, increase speed and endurance, and reach your goals. Best of all, you'll enjoy optimal health throughout your life.
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            ISBN 9781546083122
            Released NZ 7 Apr 2020
            Publisher Center Street
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            The Art of Running Faster
              

            The Art of Running Faster (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Goater, Julian; Melvin, Don

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            The Art of Running Faster challenges the stereotypes of how distance runners should train. Readers will learn how to overcome factors that prevent them from running faster and avoid injury with correct running technique. Author and former world-class runner Julian Goater shares p...ersonal experiences to help in applying each suggestion.
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            ISBN 9780736095501
            Released NZ 15 Mar 2012
            Publisher Human Kinetics Publishers
            Interest Age 14+ years
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