Every runner has a voice.
For those who choose to speak out, honest and entertaining audiobooks are produced. Behind incredible athletic feats are relatable people. This format allows me to be more time-efficient while I walk to work, complete chores at home and travel on the train. There is a wide range of titles to listen to from the Audible store.
Others’ journeys reveal personal experiences that can help any runner.
Born to Run: The Hidden Tribe, the Ultra-Runners and the Greatest Race the World has Never Seen (2009) by Christopher McDougall
Don’t Stop Me Now: 26.2 Tales of a Runner’s Obsession (2016) by Vassos Alexander
Eat and Run: My Unlikely Journey to Ultramarathon Greatness (2012) by Scott Jurek with Steve Friedman
The Extra Mile: One Woman’s Personal Journey to Ultra-Running Greatness (2006) by Pam Reed with Mitch Sisskind
Finding Ultra: Rejecting Middle Age, Becoming One of the World’s Fittest Men, and Discovering Myself (2012) by Rich Roll
Out There: A Story of Ultra Recovery (2014) by David Clark
Run the World: My 3,500-Mile Journey Through Running Cultures Around the Globe (2016) by Becky Wade
Running Man: A Memoir (2016) by Charlie Engle
Running with the Kenyans: Discovering the Secrets of the Fastest People on Earth (2012) by Adharanand Finn
The Way of the Runner: A Journey into the Obsessive World of Japanese Running (2015) by Adharanand Finn
What I Talk About When I Talk About Running (2007) by Haruki Murakami