Wondering why people run and how do some get so good? Here are some favorite books about some of the outstanding distance runners in the world. Most of these are available at a Fairfax County Public Library.
Running with the Legends by Michael Sandrock - 796.42
The Perfect Mile by Neal Bascomb – 796.42
Running with the Buffaloes by Chris Lear - 796.42
Bowerman and the Men of Oregon by Kenny Moore
Pre: The story of America’s Greatest Distance Runner by Tom Jordan - Biography
Sub 4:00 – Alan Webb and the quest for the Fastest Mile by Chris Lear – Biography
The Loneliness of the Long-Distance Runner by Alan Sillitoe