Recommended Reading

note:  I've read each of these books and they are listed in no particular order.   In most cases, I've provided a link where you can purchase the book.   Assuredly, some of the links will go dead over time.  I recommend using to identify hard to find books.

Best Efforts by Kenny Moore

The Miler by Steve Scott

Running With The Buffaloes by Chris Lear

Silence of Great Distance by Frank Murphy

No Bugles, No Drums by Peter Snell

Lore of Running by Tim Noakes

Olympic Gold by Frank Shorter (very hard to find at a reasonable price)

DEEK: The Making of Australia's World Marathon Champion by Robert De Castella

In Quest of Gold by Jim Ryun

PRE! by Tom Jordan

Marty Liquori's Guide for the Elite Runner by Marty Liquori

Advanced Marathoning by Pete Pfitzinger and Scott Douglas

Daniels' Running Formula by Jack Daniels

Ovett: An Autobiography by Steve Ovett

The Self-Made Olympian by Ron Daws

Road Racing For Serious Runners by Pete Pfitzinger and Scott Douglas

A Cold Clear Day by Frank Murphy

In The Long Run by Bob Schul

Once A Runner by John L. Parker, Jr.

Staying the Course by Dick Beardsley

Marathoning by Bill Rodgers

Running Tide by Joan Benoit

Running Tough by Mike Sandrock

The Runner's Repair Manual by Murray Weisenfeld

Cross Country Running by Marc Bloom

And Then the Vulture Eats You by John L. Parker, Jr.

Marathon Running by Richard Nerurkar

The Part-Time Runner by Reg Harris