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Best Ever Running Books Collection »

This is a categorized list of the very best running books available on Amazon.com. We’ve scanned hundreds of books to come up with a terrific list of runner books that cover all the bases from heroes to injury prevention to nutrition to women’s running to famous races and much, much more.

About Mark Iocchelli

Also known as the "Running Blogfather", I'm a 40-something marathoner who has beaten stress fractures and terrible shin splints. Now I'm running double the mileage with no pain - and I'm getting faster. I love to talk about running form and Arthur Lydiard. I also enjoy taking photographs, have a beautiful (and very patient!) wife, and am the proud father of two crazy kids. Feel free to contact me if you have any questions or comments about the site.

Retail Therapy: 20 Last Minute Stocking Stuffers and Gift Ideas »

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If you’re feeling a bit stuck and in need of some gift ideas for the runners in your life, check out this list to see if there’s anything they could use to keep them running fit for 2009. (Or, if you’re the runner and you’re deeply afraid you’re gonna get given something that’s just not […]

About Susan

I am a runner.I run to keep myself on track physically, mentally, and to ensure I do not spend all my money on shoes.

Book Review: Bowerman & the Men of Oregon »

Book review of Bowerman and the Men of Oregon – written by Kenny Moore. A wonderful book packed full of running history. Terrific insights into Bowerman, the rise of Steve Prefontaine, the Oregon Ducks running team, and US running.

About Mark Iocchelli

Also known as the "Running Blogfather", I'm a 40-something marathoner who has beaten stress fractures and terrible shin splints. Now I'm running double the mileage with no pain - and I'm getting faster. I love to talk about running form and Arthur Lydiard. I also enjoy taking photographs, have a beautiful (and very patient!) wife, and am the proud father of two crazy kids. Feel free to contact me if you have any questions or comments about the site.

Instructional Running DVDs »

RunningDVDs.com looks to be just getting going but, from looking at the samples on their web site, they show great promise. From their site: The goal of RunningDVDs.com is simple – to provide athletes with resources to run faster. The first DVD is called “Building a Better Runner: Building from the Ground Up,” RunningDVDs says […]

About Mark Iocchelli

Also known as the "Running Blogfather", I'm a 40-something marathoner who has beaten stress fractures and terrible shin splints. Now I'm running double the mileage with no pain - and I'm getting faster. I love to talk about running form and Arthur Lydiard. I also enjoy taking photographs, have a beautiful (and very patient!) wife, and am the proud father of two crazy kids. Feel free to contact me if you have any questions or comments about the site.

Retail Therapy: Holiday Gift Blowout, Part One! »

Let’s get one thing straight; Runner Susan celebrates all holidays that involve the giving of gifts to Susan. All kidding aside (and I actually wasn’t kidding) I’ve put together a fantastic list of gifts anyone can give me. Or even give to the runner in your life! From $1.99 to $1,999.00, there is something perfect […]

About Susan

I am a runner.I run to keep myself on track physically, mentally, and to ensure I do not spend all my money on shoes.

Enhanced Hydration Waist-Pack Bladder Systems »

(Also known as water carriers.) The New York Times has a nice review of a few of the better known models in “How Dry I’m Not (Sip, Sip),” April 5. Complete with slideshow! They enticed Masters ultrarunner Steve Smucker to try out five models. The Camelback Flashflo ($40) emerged the clear winner. About Jeanne Cocky, […]

About Jeanne

Cocky, headstrong, and genetically insecure, Jeanne is known by her friends as the Tall One. Whether its running a marathon, or ringing bells in choir, this love-able rapscallion finds ways of landing in all kinds zany, madcap adventures. You can find Jeanne musing about life, running, bell ringing, and other things at her favorite hangout, Not Born to Run. When not regaling her public with tales from the trails, Jeanne works as a Web editor for a national newspaper. She is also a freelance writer. Jeanne lives in the leafy suburb of Bethesda, Md., just outside the Beltway.

New Designs In Our Running Store »

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Have you been to our Complete Running Store lately? We’ve added some great new designs including some nice stuff for kids and proud parents! Click on the graphics below to see what’s new! About The MgtMail | Web | More Posts (61)

Retail Therapy: Pocket Tote Workout Bag, by Hat Attack »

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Why should your gym bag be boring? Take a look at this one available at Lucy, it has plenty of room for your running shoes, water bottles, a change of clothes and any other essential marathon gear. It’s also great for those spontaneous weekend getaways. And with spring on the way, this pattern will blend […]

About Susan

I am a runner.I run to keep myself on track physically, mentally, and to ensure I do not spend all my money on shoes.

Retail Therapy: Valentine Gift Guide Ideas »

Occasionally you do things other than run, right? Okay maybe not, but I’m sure that special someone, runner or not, would love this Murano Heart Bracelet, because truly, it’s to die for. Thankfully the Italians can do more than fuel us with pre-race pasta. Available at Red Envelope. Set of 3, $58.00. But if the […]

About Susan

I am a runner.I run to keep myself on track physically, mentally, and to ensure I do not spend all my money on shoes.

Holiday Gifts for Runners »

Looking for those last minute gift ideas? Here are some easy to find last minute stocking stuffers. Body Glide Runner Ornaments Runner Girl Pendant Magnetic Runner Night Light Sunglasses Lock Laces Warm Gloves Race Charms Inspirational Jewelry Warm Socks Warm Hats Swiss Army Tool Snot Spot Snot Wiper Healthy Snacks Not- So-Healthy Snacks Mini Cliff […]

About Susan

I am a runner.I run to keep myself on track physically, mentally, and to ensure I do not spend all my money on shoes.

Book Review: “Duel in the Sun” by John Brant »

This book chronicles the epic battle between Alberto Salazar and Dick Beardsley during the 1982 Boston Marathon. It takes you step by step through each runner’s preparation for the race, the race itself, and life for both athletes after this dynamic moment in time. This is not, however, where the book ends—the book takes you […]

The New Apple Nano & Shuffle: Perfect for People Who Enjoy Running to Music »

With all the coolness and innovation surrounding Apple products, it’s no wonder they sell so well. For people who like to run with music, it’s been nothing but good news followed by even better news. Specifically, Apple’s Nano has always been a terrific product for runners, but it got even better when Apple and Nike […]

About Mark Iocchelli

Also known as the "Running Blogfather", I'm a 40-something marathoner who has beaten stress fractures and terrible shin splints. Now I'm running double the mileage with no pain - and I'm getting faster. I love to talk about running form and Arthur Lydiard. I also enjoy taking photographs, have a beautiful (and very patient!) wife, and am the proud father of two crazy kids. Feel free to contact me if you have any questions or comments about the site.

New Designs In Our Store »

We’ve been adding some great new designs in our running gift & apparel store. Here are a couple of examples to to wet your appetite

Running Art and Posters »

Check out this great collection of running posters and art. We have art and posters of Steve Prefontaine, Billy Mills, Bill Rogers, Emil Zatopek, and many other inspirational and motivational posters to satisfy any runner.



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