Recommended Reads

Books that I have read [and enjoyed] or want to read. …I know I’m behind.

* = I read

What would all this reading be in miles?

* The Terrible and Wonderful Reasons Why I Run Long Distances by Matthew Inman


Broken Open: Mountains, Demons, Treadmills and a Search for Nirvana by David Clark


Into the Furnace: How a 135-Mile Run Across Death Valley Set My Soul on Fire by Cory Reese


No Where Near First: Ultramarathon Adventures from the Back of the Pack by Cory Reese


The Champion’s Mind: How Great Athletes Think, Train, and Thrive by Jim Afremow


Running with Sherman: the donkey with the heart of a hero by Christopher McDougall


* Born to Run by Christopher McDougall


Mental Toughness for Runners: a Complete Guide by Michele Ufer


Run the Mile You’re In: Finding God in Every Step by Ryan Hall


The Cool Impossible: goal pursued by dreaming beyond fear and living beyond limits by Eric Orton


Finding Ultra: Rejecting Middle Age, Becoming One of the World’s Fittest Men, and Discovering Myself by Rich Roll


* Ultramarathon Man: Confessions of an All-Night Runner by Dean Karnazes


The Extra Mile: One Woman’s Personal Journey to Ultrarunning Greatness by Pam Reed


* North by Scott Jurek

* Eat and Run: My Unlikely Journey to Ultramarathon Greatness by Scott Jurek and Steve Friedman


* Reborn on the Run: My Journey from Addiction to Ultramarathons by Catra Corbett


Can’t Hurt Me by David Goggins


Don’t Fail at Failure by Stuart Humber


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